Expert surgeons in Thornton, Colorado
When you need surgery in North Denver, trust the experienced surgeons at North Suburban Medical Center. We have state-of-the-art operating rooms, and our multispecialty medical staff provides compassionate, comprehensive care.
Additionally, with advanced surgical options, such as minimally invasive robotic technology, patients receive effective treatment with minimal recovery time.
For more information about surgical treatment options at North Suburban Medical Center, please call (303) 920-4362.
Comprehensive surgical care
At North Suburban Medical Center, our physicians, nurses and medical staff work together before, during and after your surgery to ensure you receive high-quality medical care. To help you reach your goals for healing, we encourage you to ask questions about your treatment options. Our goal is to ensure you receive the care that is right for you.
In addition to our knowledgeable staff, we offer operating rooms that feature advanced equipment and technology. This provides our physicians and care teams with the tools they need for the most successful procedure possible.
We provide access to board-certified surgeons in a variety of specialties, including:
- Bariatric surgery
- Breast cancer and reconstruction surgery
- General surgery
- Gynecological surgery
- Neurological surgery
- Orthopedic surgery
- Plastic surgery
- Robotic surgery
- Spine surgery
- Urologic surgery
- Vascular surgery
We also offer access to specialized programs and services that complement surgical procedures.
Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS)
ERAS is a treatment program using advanced techniques that increase recovery after surgery. It is our goal to get you back to your daily routine as soon as possible, and ERAS technology ensures the fastest recovery.
Interventional radiology refers to a minimally invasive procedure used to diagnose and treat a wide range of diseases and conditions. During an interventional radiology procedure, an interventional radiologist guides a thin wire through an artery to the part of the body requiring attention.
There is a small camera attached to the wire, which helps the interventional radiologist guide the wire carefully and obtain a clear view of arteries and structures within the body.
Surgical procedures we offer
Our physicians perform a wide range of surgical procedures, including:
- Appendix removal
- Carotid endarterectomy
- Colon cancer surgery
- Complex pancreatic surgery
- Endovenous ablation
- Esophageal surgery
- Gallbladder removal
- Inguinal hernia repair
- Kidney surgery
- Low back pain surgery
- Pancreas surgery
- Plastic surgery
- Stomach surgery
- Thyroid surgery
Minimally invasive surgery
Minimally invasive surgery refers to an operation that can be completed with fewer and smaller incisions than traditional surgery, which allows you to heal faster.
While considered a safer and less risky alternative to open surgery, some minimally invasive surgeries, such as abdominal procedures, do require general anesthesia. However, since we use local anesthesia and small incisions, less general anesthesia is required.
Advanced robot-assisted surgery
Our doctors use advanced technology to improve your quality of life with minimal interruption. That is why our hospital was the first in the North Denver area to offer robotic surgery.
Robotic technology requires only a few small incisions, which leads to numerous benefits. These benefits include less scarring, a quicker recovery and a shorter hospital stay.
Types of robotic procedures we offer
We provide access to many different types of surgeries that can be performed with robotic technology, including:
- Acid reflux surgery (gastroesophageal reflux disease surgery)
- Colorectal surgery
- Esophageal myotomy
- Gallbladder surgery
- Hernia surgery
- Hip replacement
- Kidney surgery
- Knee replacement
- Lung surgery
- Transoral robotic surgery (TORS)
What to expect after surgery
Our new, spacious patient rooms are specifically designed for your recovery. We also have plenty of room for your family and friends to visit, if you choose. Our nurses will check on you every hour—at least—to ensure your needs are being met. However, we are one, quick call button away if you need us more often.
Depending on your procedure, our rehabilitation specialists may meet with you to provide physical therapy to speed up your recovery, and our occupational therapists may help you practice daily tasks.
Surgery at HealthONE
Surgery is a branch of medicine that involves treating diseases or injuries by adjusting or removing organs, tissues or bones. Surgery includes both necessary procedures like cardiac surgery, or elective procedures such as joint replacement.Learn about Surgery
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