Achieving Better Outcomes Through Surgical Innovation

The experienced surgeons and specialists at LewisGale are leaders in the use of surgical innovations that produce the best results, reduce pain and scarring and result in the quickest recovery times. Thanks to advances in medical technology, surgical techniques and pain management, more than 70 percent of surgeries at LewisGale are performed on an outpatient basis, with most patients able to return home within 24 hours.

LewisGale’s four hospitals have been ranked in the top 10 percent of hospitals nationwide for surgical care improvements by Hospital Compare, a website provided by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid that offers quality ratings for hospitals performing surgical procedures.

Advanced Tools and Treatments

New technologies providing better outcomes for our patients include:

  • Advanced imaging tools that allow for more precise diagnosis and treatment
  • Minimally invasive laparoscopic approaches including the da Vinci™ Robotic Surgical System, which means less pain, less scarring, quicker recovery and faster return to your active life
  • Fiberoptic surgical lasers that destroy cancerous cells with pinpoint precision
  • A highly sophisticated linear accelerator that targets and irradiates cancerous tissues with minimal damage to surrounding areas

The American Institute of Minimally Invasive Surgery has named LewisGale Medical Center and LewisGale Hospital Montgomery as Centers of Excellence in Women’s Health, the first such designation in the state of Virginia. LewisGale Medical Center is also an Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield Center of Distinction for knee and hip replacement and spine surgery.

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