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Surgical Care that Changes Lives

Sometimes your road to recovery means surgery - it's a decision we make together. With nationally recognized physicians and some of the most experienced surgeons in Rochester, the Rochester Regional Surgical Services team provides a broad range of surgical care—from general surgery and plastic surgery to advanced neurosurgery and vascular surgery—and is at the forefront of healthcare.

Surgical Specialties

  • Bariatric (Weight Loss) Surgery

    If you’ve tried a healthy diet and exercise and your health is still at risk from being overweight, turn to the Rochester Regional Health Bariatric Surgery team

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  • Breast Surgery

    From yearly screening mammograms to biopsies, surgeries, cancer therapy, and community support, we build our services around your physical and emotional needs, and are with you throughout all stages of breast care.

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  • Heart Surgery

    Our cardiothoracic surgical teams are among the most experienced and most highly trained in the country. These talented specialists are committed to providing the very best care, and the helping you or your loved one enjoy a longer, healthier life.

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  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

    Our surgeons are in the top 1% of surgeons who perform robotic colon & rectal surgery, all board certified in colon and rectal surgery and have completed advanced fellowship training.

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  • Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Surgery

    Whether you’re experiencing hearing loss, dealing with an obstructive sleep disorder or facing a possible cancer diagnosis, our team understands that any condition affecting your senses—no matter how complex—can impact your quality of life.

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  • General Surgery

    Our surgeons offer expertise in a wide range of specialties, and are at the forefront of life-changing treatments in areas such as surgical oncology and laparoscopic procedures.

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  • Gynecologic Surgery

    Providing you with superior treatment for gynecologic and urogynecologic conditions that require surgery. We work with you and your primary care physician to determine whether a robotic procedure is the right option for you.

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  • Hand & Wrist Surgery

    Our team of board-certified hand surgery doctors and specialists works closely with specialists in other divisions to offer patients the latest treatment options – both surgical and non-surgical – for hand and wrist conditions

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  • Laser Surgery

    Laser surgery allows our surgeons to use special, targeted light beams to perform procedures ranging from delicate plastic surgeries to potentially life-saving techniques.

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  • Neurosurgery (Brain & Spine)

    If you have a neurological condition that requires neurosurgery—such as cervical or spinal disorders, aneurysm or brain tumor—you want to know that you are in the hands of the best possible team

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

    Using advanced and proven techniques, and drawing on the resources and talents of our full regional network, our team will provide you with personalized care – and the freedom of a happy, active life.

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  • Plastic Surgery

    Our Plastic Surgery team helps patients enhance or restore their appearance. Our team offers patients a full range of cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery options.

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  • Robotic Surgery

    Rochester Regional Health has lead the way in minimally invasive, robotic-assisted surgical treatments since 2004. Robotic-assisted surgery puts precision control in the hands of our surgeons.

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  • Surgical Oncology

    Every step of the way—especially in those moments of doubt when even a good prognosis doesn’t seem good enough—we’ll be with you on your road to recovery. The Surgical Oncology Center is backed by all of the resources of Rochester Regional Health

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  • Urology Surgery

    For when urologic conditions require surgery, our doctors are experts in minimally-invasive surgery techniques, including the daVinci Robotic Surgery System

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  • Vascular Surgery

    Our board-certified vascular surgeons have extensive education and training in vascular surgery and use leading-edge medical technology to treat problems in the circulatory system

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Optimal Care for Older Adults

Our patients deserve personalized care that focuses on providing ideal outcomes. The Geriatric Surgery Program at Rochester Regional Health was the first of its kind to recognize the unique physiological, social, and treatment goals of surgical patients 75 and older. 
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Recent News

vNOTES Procedures: What to Know

A new method of minimally invasive gynecologic surgery allows patients to recover with shorter hospital stays, less post-operative pain, and quicker recovery times.

What Type of Specialist Should I See for My Spine Problem?

There are several categories of spine specialists who treat various conditions. So which one is right for you?

Things to Consider When Choosing a Plastic Surgeon

If you are researching plastic surgery, you likely already know what procedure you are considering. But what about who should perform it?

New Endovascular Approach for Complex Aneurysms

RGH performs the first endovascular surgery in Upstate New York with a newly approved FDA device for abdominal aortic aneurysm repair.

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Surgery Close to Home

Our expert team of surgeons are conveniently located throughout the Rochester and Western New York area - stretching from Batavia to Clifton Springs, so exceptional surgery care is never far.
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