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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 care in Orange Park

HCA Florida Orange Park Hospital's board-certified surgeons provide high-quality surgical care in Clay County.

We use advanced imaging and diagnostic tools along with the latest minimally invasive techniques to offer a wide range of inpatient and outpatient procedures. Additionally, our third and fourth floors are dedicated surgical units for adult and senior patients. By combining skilled medical professionals, patient education and state-of-the-art technology and equipment, we can meet your needs no matter what they are.

Surgical specialties

Our skilled surgeons are among the community’s first to offer new and innovative surgical technologies, simplifying procedures and reducing recovery times.

Surgeries we offer

Some of the surgeries we offer include:

  • Bariatric (weight loss) surgery, including:
    • Gastric balloon
    • Gastric banding
    • Gastric bypass
    • Gastric sleeve
    • Weight loss surgery revisions
  • Breast surgery, including procedures to remove abnormal breast tissue for diagnostic and treatment purposes
  • General surgery, including abdominal and gastrointestinal procedures such as:
    • Cholecystectomy
    • Colon resection
    • Inguinal hernia
    • Nissen fundoplication
    • Ventral hernia
  • Gynecologic surgery, including minimally invasive procedures such as:
    • Endometriosis resection
    • Hysterectomy
    • Myomectomy
    • Salpingo-oophorectomy
  • Heart and vascular surgery, including:
    • Biplane procedures
    • Cardiac device implantations
    • Cardiovascular procedures
    • Mitral valve repair
    • Open heart surgery
  • Pulmonary surgery, including minimally invasive procedures to detect and diagnose lung cancer and respiratory diseases, such as a lobectomy and wedge resection
  • Neurological surgery, including aneurysm coiling procedures and thrombectomy for stroke treatment
  • Orthopedic surgery, including:
    • Arthroplasty
    • Arthroscopy
    • Fracture fixation
    • Joint replacement
    • Ligament reconstruction
  • Podiatry surgery
  • Spine surgery, including:
    • Cervical disc arthroplasty (artificial disc replacement)
    • Cervical fusion
    • Corpectomy
    • Discectomy
    • Foraminotomy
    • Laminoplasty
    • Lumbar fusion
    • Lumbar laminectomy
    • Spinal fusion surgery
  • Surgical oncology, including a range of minimally invasive procedures to remove tumors and treat a variety of cancers
  • Urologic surgery, such as:
    • Adrenalectomy
    • Nephrectomy, both partial and total
    • Peritoneal dialysis
    • Prostatectomy

Robotic surgery

Robotic surgery is a form of minimally invasive surgery in which skilled surgeons use robotic surgical systems with miniaturized surgical instruments to operate through small incisions.

Procedures using robot-assisted surgery

Robot-assisted surgeries we offer include:

  • Bariatric surgery
  • General surgery
  • Gynecologic surgery for:
    • Cervical and uterine cancers
    • Endometriosis
    • Fibroid tumors
    • Heavy menstrual bleeding
    • Pelvic and uterine prolapse
  • Joint replacement surgeries, including total knee replacement and total hip replacement
  • Mitral valve surgery
  • Pulmonary surgery (lung lobectomy)
  • Urologic surgery
Benefits of robotic surgery

Robotic surgery allows surgeons to perform procedures using tiny instruments that maximize a surgeon's range of motion and precision. Robotic surgery offers patients a range of benefits compared to traditional surgery, including:

  • Decreased need for pain medications
  • Faster recovery times
  • Less trauma
  • Minimal scarring
  • Quicker return to regular activities
  • Shorter hospital stays
  • Smaller incisions

Our surgeons and surgery teams

At Orange Park Hospital, we have assembled some of the best surgeons in the Jacksonville, Florida, area. Our skilled surgeons offer their specialty expertise to treat a wide variety of conditions. Also, all of our team members have received specialized training in robotic techniques.

Our surgery teams include:

  • Board-certified anesthesiologists
  • Multispecialty, board-certified surgeons
  • Registered nurses
  • Surgical technicians

Physical therapy and rehabilitation

At Orange Park Hospital, we offer physical therapy and rehabilitation (rehab) services to help patients recover from health conditions and surgical procedures. Our physical and occupational therapists assist with regaining mobility and functionality in inpatient and outpatient settings.

Staying updated on your loved one's surgery

We know surgical procedures can cause stress and anxiety for patients and their family members. To keep loved ones informed, we offer surgery updates via text message. If you would like to send updates to your loved ones as you progress from preoperative care to surgery through recovery, ask your surgical team about SurgiTrak.

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