Ascension Medical Group Illinois - Surgery Chicago

Ascension Medical Group Illinois - Surgery Chicago

    Surgical care, close to home

    Surgeons at Ascension Medical Group Illinois - Surgery Chicago provide outpatient surgery and a recovery plan that’s right for you.

    When surgery is needed, our experienced care team at Ascension Medical Group Illinois - Surgery Chicago is ready to deliver the care you need. We provide surgical care for adults and children. Choosing the right place to have your surgery is an important decision. Our care team is ready to provide the surgical care you need—from answering your questions before surgery, to using advanced surgical techniques and creating a personalized recovery plan.

    Minimally-invasive techniques to help your recovery

    Surgeons at Ascension Medical Group Illinois - Surgery Chicago have the expertise to perform many types of general surgery and specialty care procedures, including biopsy, endoscopy and selective nerve injections. When possible, your surgeon may use minimally-invasive techniques and robotic surgery to treat your condition. When compared to traditional surgery, minimally invasive techniques may lead to smaller incisions, less pain, a lower risk of complications and help shorten your recovery.

    We have surgeons and anesthesiologists who specialize in:

    • Abdominal surgery, including all types of hernia repair
    • Breast surgery, such as breast biopsy and mastectomy
    • Endocrine surgery, such as thyroid surgery, parathyroid surgery and adrenal surgery
    • Gastrointestinal (GI) surgery, such as appendix removal, gallbladder removal and colon surgery
    • Laparoscopic surgery
    • Radiofrequency ablation
    • Resective ablation
    • Robotic-assisted surgery
    • Surgical oncology (breast, colorectal, esophageal, gastric, hepatobiliary, melanoma, sarcoma)

    What to expect during your preoperative evaluation

    We coordinate all aspects of your surgical care, answer your questions and provide dietary instructions. Your care team does a preoperative evaluation prior to your surgery. It’s important for you to understand how to prepare for your surgery.

    Personalized care that supports your recovery after surgery

    After your surgery, your recovery care team monitors your oxygen rate, blood pressure, breathing and other vital signs that may be affected by anesthesia or pain medication. When you are ready, your nurse provides home care instructions to you and your caregiver.