Cancer surgery is used to diagnose, treat and possibly even prevent cancer by removing pre-cancerous growths. At Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, expert surgeons can perform robotic, laparoscopic and traditional open procedures, depending on the patient’s need and type of cancer.
Surgical options at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital can address the following types of cancer:
Surgery is often combined with other treatments, including chemotherapy and radiation therapy.
Surgical Services Department
The Surgical Services Department at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital has 16 state-of-the-art operating rooms in a 100,000-square foot space that opened in 2008. The department includes Pre-Surgical Testing (PST), which offers one convenient, coordinated location for History and Physicals, radiology and laboratory work for patients facing either complex or same-day surgeries.