Welcome to the MRHC Surgery Department’s home on the web, rest assured that you are in the best hands. Our world class surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses and staff perform over 10,000 procedures each year in the region’s most advanced operating rooms and utilize the latest technology and equipment available. For your convenience, our 12 OR’s are split between the main hospital and the Ambulatory Surgery Center. Many of our procedures are done using minimally invasive techniques which means less pain and a speedier recovery for you.
On our site you can learn about the technology we employ, the specialties we offer, and get a better understanding of what you can expect.
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What you can expect
Minimally Invasive Procedures
For most people, surgery is not the ordeal it used to be. Minimally-invasive procedures – made possible through advances in medicine and technology – allow physicians to work with more precise tools through smaller incisions, allowing for a faster and safer recovery for patients.
About 80 percent of all surgical cases performed at MRHC are on a same-day basis, with the patient discharged from the hospital to recover at home within 24-hours of their procedure.
Using sophisticated techniques, such as laparoscopy, physicians are able to perform many procedures through a series of small, half-inch incisions. In fact, a number of procedures are now performed using a single small incision, or even openings already available on the body.
Smaller incisions and minimally-invasive procedures help to accelerate recovery, since smaller incisions heal faster. Also, because the incisions are smaller, there are fewer risks of complications, such as infection.
MRHC offers a variety of minimally-invasive options, such as: