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Surgery

Surgery

UVA's surgeons are part of a healthcare team that collaborates to bring the best care possible to our patients. We work with your primary care doctor and the specialists who know you best.

At UVA, our surgeons:

  • Offer minimally invasive surgical techniques that limit incisions and your recovery time
  • Use the most advanced technologies, including robotic surgical equipment
  • Are renowned for their expertise and committed to the highest level of patient care
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Surgery

Our surgeons are renowned for their expertise and are committed to the highest level of patient care. Whether your surgery is elective or emergency, you'll receive specialized, patient-focused care from planning to recovery.
Surgery

Surgery

UVA's surgeons are part of a healthcare team that collaborates to bring the best care possible to our patients. We work with your primary care doctor and the specialists who know you best.

At UVA, our surgeons:

  • Offer minimally invasive surgical techniques that limit incisions and your recovery time
  • Use the most advanced technologies, including robotic surgical equipment
  • Are renowned for their expertise and committed to the highest level of patient care
Surgery Solutions
Surgery Team

The Option of Outpatient Surgery

An outpatient procedure means that, after surgery, you get to return home to recover with no lengthy or costly hospital stay. Located in the Battle Building, the Outpatient Surgery Center offers easy access and high-quality service to make your surgery as painless and convenient as possible.

Get directions to the Outpatient Surgery Center.


Are You Ready for Surgery?

  • Getting ready for surgery can be an overwhelming process. These tip sheets and guidelines can help you prepare for surgery.

Surgery Services

The Parts of the Surgery Process

Preanesthesia Evaluation and Testing Center (PETC)
  • Provides patient education
  • Performs preoperative lab work and tests
Surgical Admission Suite (SAS)
  • Contacts patient before surgery
  • Prepares patient on surgery day 
  • Discharges patients not staying after surgery
Operating Room
  • Confirms and assesses patient information 
  • Safely transfers patients to proper area after surgery
Surgical Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)
  • Provides for safe patient recovery, including pain relief and other needs before patients are transferred to a hospital unit
MyChart

Manage your healthcare online with MyChart.

Surgery for Children

At UVA Children's Hospital, we are skilled in addressing all conditions in pediatric general surgery, both elective and emergency.

Learn more
 about pediatric surgery.