Surgical Services at St. Joseph Medical Center embraces a multitude of planned acts of caring for patients and family. We are a community of professionals that will provide for your good health prior to and following any surgical procedure.
Bariatrics (Weight Loss Surgery)
By selecting Surgical Weight Loss Solutions at St. Joseph Medical Center, you have discovered a program designed to help you lose weight while providing education and support for long-term success. Our team goes far beyond surgery to provide a life-changing program that includes nutritional guidance, support groups, and coordination of counseling services.
Cardiology, Cardiothoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
The cardiovascular team works to maintain efficient operations of the heart and the vessels that nourish and sustain the body. They are specialists in services that are related to heart and vascular diseases, congenital or acquired defects, diabetes, hypertension, illness and ageing and can determine what can be done to provide you the best health possible.
The orthopedic service line is comprehensive. Surgeons are board certified and able to assist you in caring for the simplest fracture to the most complex joint repair and replacement. Through minimally invasive and effective spine surgery, our surgeons share a mastery of technical skills and a passion to restore function as much as possible.
General Surgery at St. Joseph includes a multitude of approaches and areas of focus.
- Breast surgery, whether simply diagnostic or for definitive surgical care, centers on the capacities and needs of the patient
- Hernias can be resolved with synthetic mesh implants that will assure non recurrence.
- Minimally invasive/ laparoscopic surgery is available for such conditions as gall bladder disease, appendectomies, and varying abdominal surgeries.
Our general surgeons also are often the first recourse for general trauma and the more complex conditions such as bowel obstruction or invasive cancer processes.
da Vinci Surgical Services
From smaller incision to faster recovery times, the da Vinci Surgical System is changing the surgical experience. Surgeons at St. Joseph Medical Center are providing their patients with the least invasive surgical treatments available through the use of the da Vinci® Surgical System.
Obstetrics and Gynecology
As a separate and distinct surgical suite in the St. Joseph Women’s Medical Center, the OB/GYN staffs have earned recognition as “Houston’s Birthplace” and the hospital has been recognized as one of the finest academic OBGYN programs. Dedicated medical professionals and anesthesia service providers in the Women’s Center also provides gyn oncology, gyn radiation, urology, general surgery, as well as neonatology.
Urology and Urologic Surgery
St. Joseph urologists cover this specialty while providing hands-on learning for medical residents. Ranging from men’s prostate health and erectile dysfunction to women’s age related continence procedures, and kidney and ureteral procedures, including urological oncology, board certified specialists will assist you in finding answers to your concerns.
The team of retinal specialists performs glaucoma surgery, intraocular lens implants, and laser surgery within the safe environment of St. Joseph Medical Center.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
The reconstructive surgery and cleft palate repairs performed by nationally recognized experts demonstrate the skill of our surgeons. Their expertise makes surgical changes appear completely natural and becoming to men, women and children.
For post mastectomy patients, St. Joseph plastic and micro surgeons perform DIEP flaps for breast reconstruction, using the patient’s own tissue.
Surgeons manage a number of trauma injuries and hand problems with excellent results and restored function.
We invite you to use our physician finder to determine which of our professionals will best meet your surgical needs.