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If you are scheduled to have surgery, there's a good chance you will be going home on the same day as the procedure.
Major surgery can be intimidating, but you’ll feel more confident if you get all the information you need about your surgery beforehand.
Gastric stapling (restrictive) surgery is a type of bariatric surgery (weight loss surgery) procedure performed to limit the amount of food a person can eat.
Surgery for prostate cancer generally requires a stay in the hospital. The length of the hospital stay will depend on the type of procedure performed.
Surgery is the most common way to treat melanoma and is a common treatment for all stages of melanoma.
The goal of most refractive eye surgeries is to reduce or eliminate a person's dependency on eyeglasses or contact lenses.
Bayfront's Surgical Services
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Bayfront Health St. Petersburg offers both inpatient and outpatient surgery options in almost every surgical specialty, including: general surgery, cardiovascular, neurosurgery, orthopaedics, urology, gastroenterology, otolaryngology and gynecology.
Physicians on Bayfront's medical staff offer traditional, endoscopic, laser and da Vinci Si HD® robotic-assisted surgical options. Anesthesiologists are available 24-hours-a-day to provide general anesthesia, sedation, and epidural and regional blocks
As a leader in surgical services, Bayfront understands the importance of investing in revolutionary technology. In addition to providing excellent surgical care to patients, our staff is known throughout the community for their compassionate and caring attitudes.
Our skilled staff of surgical nurses and healthcare professionals, along with our surgeons, work closely with hospital departments such as laboratory, radiology and emergency to ensure optimal care.
To find a surgeon on Bayfront's staff, click on Find a Doctor or call our free physician referral service at (727) 895-DOCS.
Tomorrow's Technology Here Today
In a health care environment where speed and quick decisions often mean saving lives, Bayfront Health St. Petersburg houses cutting-edge operating suites including neurosurgical suites and the da Vinci Si HD® robotic-assisted surgical system. Bayfront is committed to placing the best technology in the hands of the best surgeons to ensure optimal outcomes for our patients.
All of our operating suites come standard with video integration systems which give surgeons instant access to radiology images, lab results and patient information - all at the touch of a button.
Same-Day Surgery Center
Our freestanding outpatient surgery center has the latest technology, such as a 3-D computer-guided navigation system for surgery, 4-D mammotone breast biopsy and full capability for laser and laparoscopy procedures.
Many outpatient surgery procedures are offered, including: orthopaedic and sports medicine surgery, plastic surgery, spine, ENT, chronic pain management, breast biopsy and infertility procedures. Many surgeries that once required an overnight hospital stay are now offered on a same-day basis.
To learn more, call (727) 553-7906.
Patient Blood Management Program
Bayfront's Patient Blood Management Program offers the expertise of physicians, surgeons, anesthesiologists and nurses who specialize in blood conservation, bloodless medicine and bloodless surgical care. With a comprehensive understanding of blood conservation methods and respect to the individual's decision for "bloodless" care, our team will work together in every capacity to ensure your needs are met and you receive the highest level of care available.
Thanks to major advancements and the support of the medical community in bloodless technology, physicians and surgeons can now safely and successfully perform a multitude of surgical procedures without using blood transfusions. Our commitment to blood conservation includes these specialties: anesthesiology, cardio-thoracic surgery, cancer care and surgical oncology, emergency medicine, neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, and many more.
To find out more information, read our Blood Management pamphlet (PDF) or contact the program coordinator at (727) 742-8008.