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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.


Surgeons in Panama City, Florida

From preoperative care to recovery, we provide skilled care for our patients throughout the surgical process.

At HCA Florida Gulf Coast Hospital, we give patients in Bay County access to advanced surgical techniques. Our surgeons perform various procedures, including traditional open surgery and minimally invasive procedures. If you need surgery, your surgeon and physician will work with you to evaluate a treatment plan to return you to your normal activities as soon as possible. With the surgical technology available at our facility, you can recover faster and with less postoperative pain.

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Our surgical treatments and services

Our hospital offers a multidisciplinary surgical services program.

Our surgical specialties

We provide access to surgeons in a wide range of specialties, including:

  • Ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgery
  • Gastrointestinal surgery
  • General surgery
  • Gynecologic surgery
  • Neurological surgery
  • Oral and maxillofacial surgery
  • Pediatric surgery
  • Plastic surgery
  • Thoracic surgery
  • Urologic surgery
  • Vascular surgery

Orthopedic surgery

We offer outpatient and inpatient orthopedic surgery. Procedures we perform include:

  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Hand and wrist surgery
  • Ligament and tendon repair
  • Spine surgery
  • Sports injury repair
  • Total joint replacement

Our orthopedic care starts with preoperative education and continues after surgery. Through postoperative physical therapy and rehabilitation, we help our patients heal as quickly as possible.

Minimally invasive surgery

Whenever the procedure and patient's condition allow, our surgeons use minimally invasive techniques, such as laparoscopy and robot-assisted surgery. Compared to traditional open surgery, minimally invasive procedures offer many benefits, including a faster recovery due to smaller incisions.

Outpatient surgery

Outpatient surgery provides a convenient way for patients who need minor, diagnostic or therapeutic procedures to be admitted, treated and released the same day. Meanwhile, patients have peace of mind knowing the resources of a fully equipped acute-care hospital are readily available.

Registration for outpatient procedures is conveniently located in a separate area within the hospital through a dedicated entrance.