Surgery may be recommended as part of your care plan. If you’ve been told you need surgical care, talk with a surgeon at an Ascension site of care about minimally invasive surgery options and advanced surgical treatments. Every appointment with your surgeon starts with a conversation about how you are feeling while they listen and address your concerns. Your surgeon will take the time to answer all your questions. And we work with you to create a highly specialized surgical care and treatment care plan that’s right for you. If you need additional imaging, lab testing, pharmacy or specialists, we’ll help connect the dots for your care.
Comprehensive surgery care and follow-up care
Surgeons at Ascension sites of care deliver leading surgical care that starts with working together on a personalized care plan. Our surgeons are part of an integrated national network of doctors and care teams, sharing best practices for advanced treatment options. And your surgical care team uses the latest techniques and guided imaging technology, including minimally invasive surgery or robotic surgery, which can help shorten your recovery time.
When it comes to your care plan, surgery may not always be the first option. But when it is recommended, we offer many surgical treatments, including:
For your general surgery needs, your referring doctor and your surgeon work with you as a collaborative team and stay connected throughout your care and your recovery. Your care is coordinated from pre-operative testing and consultations to your recovery after surgery and follow-up appointments. Ascension sites of care also provide lab tests and imaging, pharmacy and physical therapy.
Get a second opinion from a surgeon
Whether you’re dealing with a new diagnosis or deciding on a treatment plan that includes surgery, there’s a lot to think about. If you’re looking for a second opinion, specialists and surgeons at Ascension sites of carecan provide a second opinion to help you find the right care plan and care team for you.
Before your appointment, check with your insurance company to find out if a second opinion is covered or required. We can request your medical records from your doctor on your behalf, so that they can be shared with your care team before your arrival.