Surgical specialists in South Central Houston, Texas
From cardiothoracic to neurological surgery, we use the latest technology and surgical techniques to provide better outcomes for you.
As a boutique surgical hospital, HCA Houston Healthcare Medical Center specializes in a wide range of both inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures. Whenever possible, these procedures include the use of minimally invasive surgical techniques, such as laparoscopy, endoscopy and robot-assisted surgery.
Medical Center surgical services
Our highly skilled surgeons are experts in their respective fields, using the latest technological advancements and best practices to better your life.
Types of surgery we offer
Your well-being is our primary concern. Our surgical teams include board-certified surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses and technicians who all work together to provide comprehensive care from the moment you walk through our doors. This includes utilizing minimally invasive and robot-assisted surgical techniques whenever possible, so that you can have a faster recovery and shorter hospital stay, with minimal scarring.
Some areas of specialties we offer include:
Our surgeons are highly skilled in treating gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), which occurs when your lower esophageal sphincter is malfunctioning. If medication is ineffective in managing symptoms, surgical intervention may provide relief.
Bariatric (weight loss) surgery
Our bariatric surgeons are specially trained in performing a wide range of surgical weight loss procedures, and offer a Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program fully accredited by the American College of Surgeons. This designation is reserved for weight loss surgery programs demonstrating a history of successful surgical outcomes. Additionally, we are designated as a Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Distinction Center+ for Bariatric Surgery, and are a proud member of United Healthcare's Optum Health Bariatric Center of Excellence Network.
Heart and vascular surgery
Our hospital is home to one of Houston's leading cardiovascular surgery programs. We offer a complete range of cardiac surgeries and vascular procedures, from advanced imaging to rehabilitation and minimally invasive surgical options, and are accredited as a Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI by the American College of Cardiology. Our program is also nationally recognized by U.S. News & World Report for our treatment of heart failure.
Our outpatient surgery department is a hospital-based department located on the fifth floor of the facility's South Tower. This unit offers a business/admitting area, a pre-screening area and both private and semi-private rooms.
The surgical unit serves both adult and pediatric outpatients admitted for surgical procedures done under general or local anesthesia. If you received general anesthesia, you will typically recover in our post anesthesia care unit (PACU), and are discharged from the outpatient surgery floor.
The outpatient surgery department is open from 5:30am to 9:00pm, and is fully staffed with registered nurses and nurse technicians. For questions about our outpatient surgery services department, please call (713) 527-5525. For outpatient surgery registration, please call (713) 527-5701.
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For more information about the surgical services offered at HCA Houston Healthcare Medical Center, we invite you to schedule an appointment with one of our board-certified surgeons.
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