Surgery

surgery

For further information about surgery at Waterbury Hospital call (203) 573-7257.

At Waterbury Hospital all of our surgeons are Board Certified in their respective fields and many of our surgeons have had advanced fellowship training. Our surgeons utilize the most advanced minimally invasive technology such as laparoscopic and robot assisted surgery. This allows for less discomfort and quicker recovery and helps our patients live longer, fuller lives.

We perform a wide range of operations including:

Breast Surgery: Our Greater Waterbury Breast Center is accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC). This certification ensures that our surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists, radiologists, nurses and technologists provide state-of-the -art care for all breast problems.

Cancer removal: We have the resources and expertise to surgically treat cancers of the skin, soft tissues, abdomen, urologic system, lung and chest and central nervous system.

Cardiac Surgery: Our fully functional cardiac surgery facility treats the majority of cardiac needs including coronary arteries and valves. Our cardiac surgeons work closely with our cardiologists to provide comprehensive and team based care to our patients.

Colorectal surgery: Our highly experienced fellowship trained colorectal surgeon provides care for the full range of colon and rectal disorders including cancer, hemorrhoids, fistulas, fissures, incontinence, inflammatory bowel disease, etc.

Ear, nose and throat surgery: Our surgeons take care of the spectrum of ear, nose and throat problems including sinus and thyroid diseases with most operations done in an outpatient setting.

Fecal transplantation: At Waterbury Hospital we have had great success treating the difficult problems associated with antibiotic colitis with a technique called fecal transplantation.

Gynecological surgery: The gynecologic surgeons at Waterbury Hospital treat patients for a range of conditions including incontinence, fibroids, and fertility related issues.

Neurosurgery: Highly skilled surgeons perform advanced brain and spinal surgery using the most modern equipment at Waterbury Hospital.

Orthopaedic Surgery: One of the busiest orthopaedic centers in New England our doctors perform more than 2,500 orthopaedic surgeries a year including knee and hip replacements. Waterbury Hospital was named by U.S. News and World Report as a Top Performing Hospital for knee and hip replacements in 2015.

Plastic surgery: Our board certified surgeon provides both reconstructive and cosmetic operations for a wide variety of problems. Breast reconstruction is offered to all patients who require mastectomies.

Podiatric Surgery: Our Podiatric surgeons care for all diseases of the foot and ankle.

Thoracic surgery: Our board certified thoracic surgeons treat both benign and malignant diseases of the esophagus and lungs.

Urological surgery: Surgeons in our Urology Department treat patients with diseases of the urinary and genital system using the latest in robotic technology. We also offer comprehensive care for bladder and kidney diseases.

Vascular Surgery: Board certified vascular surgeons employ the most modern interventional techniques to restore blood flow to patients with vascular diseases.

Weight Loss Surgery: Our bariatric surgeon is fellowship trained from one of the busiest centers in the country.