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Surgery

Surgery is the medical treatment of diseases or injuries with instruments used to influence the body. Surgery is used to correct injuries and improve function as a medical necessity or on an elective basis, including some plastic surgery procedures.

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Surgical specialists in Port Charlotte, Florida

When you need surgery, you want care from a team committed to exceptional patient outcomes. 

At HCA Florida Fawcett Hospital, we offer you access to comprehensive inpatient and outpatient (same day) surgical services. Our surgical teams provide compassionate, patient-centered care while providing a wide range of procedures. With extensive expertise, state-of-the-art surgical suites and comfortable recovery areas, we offer high-quality care to every patient.

Our surgical treatments and services

Throughout your surgical experience, we are here to answer your questions and support you, ensuring you feel well-informed and secure about your care. 

Our surgical specialties

We offer access to highly trained surgeons for:

  • Bariatric surgery (weight loss surgery)
  • Breast surgery
  • Endocrine surgery
  • Colon/rectal surgery
  • General surgery
  • Gynecologic surgery
  • Heart surgery
  • Neurological surgery
  • Orthopedic and spine surgery
  • Otolaryngologic surgery (head and neck)
  • Thoracic surgery
  • Urologic surgery
  • Vascular surgery

Minimally invasive and robotic surgery options

Minimally invasive surgery, whether laparoscopic, endoscopic or robotic, provides a variety of options and alternatives to traditional surgery. Robotic technology provides surgeons preoperative planning tools and analytics with intraoperative guidance.

When the patient and physician agree minimally invasive surgery is the best option, these modern options can offer many benefits to patients, including:

  • Less postoperative pain
  • Smaller incisions
  • Shorter hospitalizations and recovery times

Recovering after surgery

We are here to help ensure you make a full, healthy recovery after your procedure. 

Rehabilitation after surgery

We offer patients recovering from surgery outpatient and inpatient rehabilitation programs. Our programs use physical therapy, aquatic therapy and occupational therapy to help you regain strength and skills so you can get back to your daily activities.


Surgical and Non-Surgical Options for Neck & Back Pain at Fawcett Hospital

Dr. Gregory Gebauer, orthopedic surgeon, discusses surgical and non-surgical options to neck and back pain at Fawcett Hospital.
Gregory Gebauer, M.D.

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