Surgery

Surgery

Surgeons at USA Health in Mobile, Alabama, have expertise in colorectal, pediatric, gastrointestinal, oncologic, trauma, burn, reconstructive, endocrine and general surgeries.

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Surgery At USA Health

The surgeons of USA Health offer patients on the Gulf Coast extraordinary surgical care, powered by academic medicine. Our surgical team is ready with the latest surgical advances, including robotics, when the need arises. Our surgeons consult with other doctors and providers for a multidisciplinary approach to surgical treatment.

In every situation, USA Health surgeons bring the kind of expertise that comes from specializing in specific areas of surgery, such as colorectal, pediatrics or surgical oncology. By performing many surgeries, from routine to the most complex, USA Health surgeons draw on their vast experience when treating patients.

USA College of Medicine

Our surgeons are also educators in the Department of Surgery at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. Visit the Department of Surgery to learn about its academic mission, residency and fellowship programs.

USA Health has received the following recognitions:

2017 Accc Innovator AwardNational Committee For Quality Assurance NcqaCommission On Cancer Accredited ProgramThe Joint Commission National Quality Approval

Surgical Services offered at USA Health

The USA Health surgical team includes providers who specialize in the following:

Trauma Surgery

Trauma surgery is a subspecialty that addresses soft tissue injuries in the body caused by trauma, such as car accidents.

Breast Cancer Surgery

Breast cancer surgery is a very specialized form of cancer surgery that focuses on removing tumors from a patient's breast.

Burn Surgery

This is a specialized area of surgery focused on patients whose skin or tissue has been damaged by a severe burn.

Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery, also known as weight-loss surgery, includes a variety of procedures to help patients lose weight and improve their overall health.

Gynecological Surgery

Gynecologic surgeons and oncologists are specially trained to diagnose and treat cancers of the reproductive system in women.

LINX Procedure

This is a minimally invasive procedure to treat patients suffering from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

Colorectal Surgery

Colorectal surgery includes surgical treatment of the colon, the rectum and the anus.

Endocrine Surgery

Endocrine surgery involves surgical procedures to treat diseases of the adrenal gland, thyroid and parathyroid.

ENT/Otolaryngology Surgery

Surgery performed in the areas of the ear, nose and throat is known as ENT or otolaryngology surgery.

Gastrointestinal Surgery

Also known as GI surgery, this focuses on the gastrointestinal tract and related organs.

Pediatric Surgery

Pediatric surgery is surgical care for children from newborn through late adolescence.

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

This is surgical replacement or reconstruction to physically repair, enhance or alter certain areas of the body.

Surgical Oncology

Surgical oncologists use surgical procedures to help diagnose, stage and treat cancer, especially by removing malignant tumors associated with cancer.

Neurosurgery

Neurosurgery is specialized surgery for the brain or spine that may involve open surgery, minimally invasive procedures or robot-assisted techniques.

Esophageal Surgery

Esophageal surgery involves surgical procedures for diseases and conditions affecting the esophageal area including various types of cancer and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

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USA Health Facilities and Clinics that Offer Surgery Services

Breast and Endocrine Surgery at Strada Patient Care Center
At the Strada Patient Care Center's Breast and Endocrine Surgery Clinic, our team provides surgical options such as mastectomy and breast conservation surgery. Patients needing endocrine surgery receive expert care from our physicians and surgeons who treat disorders of the thyroid, pituitary and other glands.

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Children's & Women's Hospital
We provide highly regarded surgical care specifically for women and children. Our skilled team of surgeons, nurses and and other clinical staff tend to the medical needs of women and children with a family-centered approach.

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Mastin Surgical Specialists at Mastin Patient Care Center
Located at the Mastin Patient Care Center, the Mastin Surgical Specialists perform procedures for patients in need of general trauma, gastrointestinal, colorectal and esophageal surgeries.

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Neurosurgery Specialists at Strada Patient Care Center
At USA Health, our neurosurgeons bring advanced surgical care to both children and adults with neurological issues. We treat such conditions as hemorrhagic strokes, epilepsy, hydrocephalus and congenital brain and spine malformations in children, aneurysms, brain tumors, spinal tumors, Parkinson’s disease, and tremors.

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Pediatric Surgery Specialists
For children requiring surgery, our board-certified pediatric surgeons are among the most highly trained and experienced in the region. We perform a wide range of surgeries specific to pediatric injuries and conditions.

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Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeryat Strada Patient Care Center
At USA Health, our experienced plastic surgeons focus on restoring, altering or reconstructing a patient's physical body. While some surgeries result from trauma, cancer treatment or congenital anomalies, others are elective.

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University Hospital
Our team of highly skilled surgeons perform procedures for many conditions and injuries, including trauma surgery for patients who have experienced serious accidents or other traumatic events.

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Colorectal Surgery

Colorectal Surgery

Our board-certified colorectal surgeons excel in performing colon resections and complex surgeries of the anus and rectum. We also use minimally invasive procedures to treat a broad array of conditions associated with the lower intestines.

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Pediatrics

Pediatrics

The region’s only board-certified pediatric surgeons are at USA Health. Learn how our surgeons are using their special skills to treat children.

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Surgical Oncology

Surgical Oncology

Our surgeons work with other oncology specialists in a multidisciplinary environment to help patients fight cancer.

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Robotic Surgery Program

At USA Health, we use the da Vinci robotic system for a number of specialized surgeries. This innovative technology allows surgeons greater precision and the sort of dexterity that exceeds typical human capabilities. It also helps to reduce the length of hospital stays, recovery times, sizes of incisions, risks of infections and scarring. We have two robotic systems—at University Hospital and at Children’s & Women’s Hospital.

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Clinical Trials

USA Health providers, including surgeons, participate in clinical trials in continual efforts to transform medicine.

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Upcoming Events

Oct182019

The threat of high winds and possible flooding has forced us to cancel this year's Trick or Trot 5K and Fun Run. Runners can still claim race packets and T-shirts next week during regular business hours at USA Health Children’s & Women’s Hospital. We'll also have T-shirts for sale. Thanks to all of our sponsors, runners, families and supporters!

Oct202019

We invite all graduates of our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and their families to come and spend an afternoon reuniting with their former caregivers and fellow NICU families in our courtyard.

Oct252019

Med School Café is a free community lecture series sponsored by the USA Health Physicians Group. Each month, faculty from the USA College of Medicine share their expertise on a specific medical condition, providing insight on the latest treatment available. The USA Faculty Club is located at 6348 Fincher Road on the University of South Alabama's main campus.

Nov12019

Sign up for free car seat safety checks at Children's & Women's Hospital. Our team is dedicated to ensuring the safety of your child.

Nov12019

USA Center for Weight Loss Surgery hosts informational seminars monthly. These seminars last one hour, and we welcome anyone who is considering or has had weight loss surgery.

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