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Surgical Services

SSM Health's advanced surgical team spans many different specialties, using the latest technology and advanced procedures to assist patients of all ages. Whether you need a hernia repaired or a heart valve replaced, you can be sure you’re in good hands with SSM Health.  While learning you need surgery can bring a host of worries, we will take the time to explain what to expect before, during, and after your procedure to help you prepare.

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Transplant Services

We strive to provide compassionate and state-of-the-art care for patients with organ failure.

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Bariatric Surgery

Our comprehensive weight-loss surgery programs aim to help people live healthier, longer lives.

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Specialty Pediatric Surgery

At SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital, our surgeons offer highly specialized surgical care for children.

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Heart & Vascular

We offer the most cutting-edge treatments and technologies available to provide the best possible outcomes for your heart.

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Our orthopedics team offers a broad range of services to treat musculoskeletal disorders and injuries.

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Back & Spine Surgery

At SSM Health, our surgeons offer specialized expertise in a full range spine surgeries to help you overcome spine problems.

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About Our Program

Our board-certified general and specialty surgeons perform both in-patient and outpatient surgery in fully-equipped surgical suites at various SSM Health hospitals and associated locations throughout the region. When you choose SSM Health for your surgery, you’re choosing unmatched expertise, access to the latest technology, and a compassionate team that will support you every step of the way.

Areas of Specialty

Our staff includes a wide range of surgical specialists to provide the individualized care you need, including:

Minimally Invasive Techniques

At SSM Health,  our goal is to reduce risk, decrease recovery time and achieve excellent results. Minimally invasive procedures are accomplished through a smaller incision in the skin, which means less scarring, less risk, less pain and faster recovery. Minimally invasive options are available to our patients in the areas of:

  • Abdominal hernias
  • Appendix removal
  • Colon surgery
  • Hiatal hernia repair
  • Joint replacement
  • Reflux disease
  • Sentinel node biopsies for breast cancer
  • Sinus disease

When you need surgery, you can trust that the physicians at SSM Health offer the most advanced technology to help you get the best results from your treatment. Schedule an appointment today to learn more about our surgical options.

Thoracic Surgery

The thoracic surgery program at SSM Health offers comprehensive diagnoses, innovative surgical treatments and personalized care for patients with abnormalities in the chest.

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