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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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Surgeons in Miami

We understand surgery can be a stressful time for you and your family.

When you need surgery, you want the most effective treatment for your health and condition. Our team at HCA Florida Mercy Hospital is experienced in correcting numerous medical conditions through surgery. Whether you are having an elective procedure or need surgical care for a more severe health concern, our surgeons help you every step of the way.

Our surgical treatments and services

We are proud to offer you and your family a range of surgical procedures and approaches to help you get the care you need.

Surgical specialties

You can benefit from a wide range of surgical specialties, including:

  • Cardiothoracic surgery
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Reconstructive surgery
  • Weight loss surgery

Robotic surgery

Our surgeons perform extremely complex operations through robotic surgery, which provides greater precision and control. With robotic surgery, smaller incisions are created, offering many benefits for patients, including reduced pain, less scarring and shorter recovery times.

Preparing for surgery and returning home

Being adequately prepared can help ease any stress or anxieties you have about your procedure.

Preparing for surgery

We recommend patients get to know their surgeons to feel comfortable with the person who will be performing the procedure. We want to give you the opportunity to know your surgeon on a more personal level, allowing them to provide the highest level of care.


Returning home

After surgery, your physician or nurse will determine when it's appropriate for you to return home. Once you're discharged, you'll receive written instructions about caring for yourself at home, contact information for recovery questions and a time and date for a follow-up appointment.


Safe Surgery During COVID 19 at Mercy Hospital

At Mercy Hospital, our strategies have been focused on planning and prepping to safely return to routine patient care services, including procedures and surgeries. Elective, or scheduled, procedures are not the equivalent of “optional” procedures that can be delayed indefinitely – they are procedures that can be scheduled. Deferring important medical procedures can result in patients unnecessarily suffering at home, and later seeking care only when their conditions have become more serious.
A surgery technician cleans and sterilizes a surgery bed in an operating room.

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