Surgical Services

Our experienced, compassionate surgeons are dedicated to providing you with the most advanced inpatient and outpatient procedures available so you can return your normal activities as quickly as possible.

Pardee UNC Health Care's surgical program, expertise, and facilities received national recognition since 2013. Pardee is dedicated to continuing to deliver this high level of expertise and quality to the region.

Advancements in technology are making today’s operating environments even safer and more effective. Pardee has taken advantage of these advancements and integrated 10 operating rooms.

General Surgery

Our general surgeon’s goal is to provide you with the highest level of care and treatment. Our skilled surgery team will manage every aspect of your care from diagnosis to surgical procedure, recovery and rehabilitation. Whatever you need, we’re there for you. We offer surgical procedures and treatment in the following specialties:

Cardiac and Vascular Surgery

Our board certified vascular surgeon’s goal is to provide you with the highest level of care and treatment. Our skilled surgery team will manage every aspect of your care from diagnosis to surgical procedure, recovery and follow up. We provide surgical and procedural options for the treatment of cardiovascular disease including:

  • Aortic aneurysm repair (minimally invasive repair)
  • Carotid Stent or Endarterectomy
  • Peripheral vascular stenting or open bypass
  • Vascular Access for treatment of renal disease
  • Minimally invasive Varicose Vein Ablation, VNUS CLOSURE

We also provide pacemaker implantation by a board certified cardiologist.

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Dental Surgery

Our board certified dental surgeons provide surgical and dental procedures of the oral and maxillofacial regions. This involves treating diseases, injuries or problems relating to the mouth, teeth and face

Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery

Our board-certified otolaryngologists perform traditional and laser assisted surgeries for adults and children who suffer from head and neck conditions affecting the ear, nose and throat. Many ear, nose and throat surgeries are performed on an outpatient basis, resulting in faster recoveries and less pain. Some of the frequently performed surgeries offered at Pardee Hospital include:

  • Removing tonsils and/or adenoids
  • Ear surgery- Some Examples are BMT (Bilateral Myringotomy Tubes), Stapedectomy/Mastoidectomy-Surgeries of the inner ear.
  • Nose Surgery- Some examples are Septoplasty and Rhinoplasty Surgical treatment for sleep apnea
  • Functional endoscopic sinus (or balloon sinuplasty)
  • Cancer treatments for the head and neck area.
  • Direct laryngoscopy
  • Removal of skin lesions

    Eye Surgery

    Our board-certified ophthalmic surgeons perform procedures for conditions that affect the eye. Many of these procedures are minimally invasive and are performed on an outpatient basis, meaning our patients can return to doing the things they love faster. Eye procedures offered include:

    • Cataract extraction
    • Corneal transplant
    • Glaucoma surgery
    • Macular degeneration
    • Retinal detachment
    • Leaking or abnormal blood vessel repair
    • Detached retina repair

    Gastroenterology Surgery

    Digestive issues can greatly impact your quality of life. At Pardee we offer a wide range of care for those with digestive health issues. Our expert team can provide diagnostic tests as well as treatments for patients with issues that involve disorders of the GI track.

    OB-GYN Surgery

    Our board-certified OB/GYN surgeons provide a wide range of obstetric and gynecologic care. They perform gynecologic procedures as well as minimally invasive procedures involving the female reproductive system. Some of the surgical procedures performed include:

    • Cesarean sections
    • Endometrial ablation
    • Hysterectomy
    • Laparoscopic hysterectomies
    • Myomectomy (Uterine fibroid removal)
    • Pelvic Prolapse
    • Tubal ligations

    Orthopedic Surgery

    Our orthopedic surgery team includes board-certified orthopedic surgeons, skilled at surgically treating the various structures of the musculoskeletal system. We also have surgeons who specialize in total joint replacement and those who have additional fellowship training focused on a certain part of the body, such as the shoulder, hand, foot, ankle, or spine.

    These doctors perform surgery in the operating rooms of Pardee and are supported by registered nurses, board-certified anesthesiologists and certified nurse anesthetists, and surgical technicians focused on providing you with quality, compassionate care. Physical and occupational therapists round out the care team and help restore your strength, mobility and independence after surgery. Our surgeons perform the following orthopedic procedures:

    • Arthroscopy, a minimally invasive procedure to detect and repair damage of the knee, shoulder, wrist, ankle, and hip
    • Elbow surgery to treat conditions such as tennis elbow
    • Back surgery for conditions such as herniated disc and spondylolisthesis
    • Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Fusion surgery
    • Spine surgery for spinal stenosis
    • Fracture repair
    • Hand surgery
    • Wrist surgery
    • Rotator cuff repair
    • Sports medicine surgeries, such as ACL surgery and surgery to repair a torn meniscus
    • Total joint replacement surgery for hip, knee, shoulder and elbow

    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

    Our board certified plastic surgeons offer procedures for patients with congenital and acquired defects of the body, including aesthetic surgeries, cosmetic and reconstructive surgeries. These include, but are not limited to:

    • Breast : Augmentation, lifts or reconstruction
    • Cosmetic: Face lifts, blephorplasty, liposuction and tummy tuck
    • Skin: Lesion removal, scar revision and removal of excess skin

    Podiatric Surgery

    Podiatry procedures are performed by board certified podiatrist for conditions and injuries that affect the foot, ankle and related lower extremity structures.

    Spine Surgery

    Spine Surgery, including use of minimally invasive ExcelsiusGPS Robotic Guidance and Navigation technology.

    If you need surgery for a back, neck or spine problem, our multidisciplinary team of spine specialists provides personalized care in a supportive environment. We perform the following surgeries to treat diseases affecting the neck, upper and lower back, and spinal column, including:

    • Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF): Surgery to remove a degenerative or herniated disc in the neck
    • Discectomy: A procedure where part of the herniated disc is removed to relieve pressure on the spinal cord or nerve root
    • Laminectomy and laminotomy: A procedure where part of the vertebral bone is removed to relieve pressure on the spinal cord
    • Foraminotomy: Surgery to enlarge the passageway where a spinal nerve root exits the spinal canal, relieving pressure and reducing inflammation
    • Interspinous vertebral decompression: An outpatient procedure where a titanium implant is used to narrow the spinal canal and decrease pain
    • Microlumbar discectomy (MLD): A minimally-invasive procedure to remove discs in the spine
    • Vertebroplasty: A procedure to treat conditions such as osteoporosis and some spinal tumors that can cause fractures, bone collapse and pain
    • Kyphoplasty: A procedure where a cement-like substance is injected into vertebrae that stabilizes fractures or strengthens areas weakened by osteoporosis, trauma or a tumor
    • Spinal Fusion: When one or more of the spine's vertebrae are united together or fused, so that motion no longer occurs between them using a newer technique of minimally invasive lateral approach to lumbar fusion.
    • Scoliosis and kyphosis surgery: A procedure that gives the spine a more normal configuration following a severe diagnosis of one of these illnesses
    • Sacroiliac Joint Fusion- A minimally invasive procedure

    Thoracic Surgery

    Our fellowship trained thoracic surgeon collaborates with experts in many specialties to provide you with comprehensive care. Pardee Thoracic Surgery works closely with colleagues in gastroenterology, oncology, pulmonology, radiation oncology and other specialties to ensure that you receive comprehensive, innovative and supportive care.

    Pardee Thoracic Surgery specialties include:

    • Chest Wall Diseases and Tumors
    • Esophageal Diseases and Tumors
    • Hyperhidrosis
    • Lung Cancer and Nodules
    • Mediastinal Masses
    • Pleural Diseases
    • Diseases of the diaphragm

    Urological Surgery

    Our urologists perform minimally-invasive surgeries and procedures relating to the genitourinary system, which include:

    • Adrenal surgery
    • Bladder surgery and Other Suprapubic Bladder Surgery (cancer treatment or stone removal)
    • Cryosurgery
    • Cystoscopy
    • GreenLight Procedure for BPH (benign prostatic hyperplasia)
    • Kidney stone removal
    • Kidney surgery (stone removal or kidney removal)
    • Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy (prostate removal)
    • Laser Lithotripsy and Traditional Lithotripsy (ultrasound to break up kidney stones)
    • Male reproductive system (prostate and vasectomy)
    • Pelvic lymph nodes
    • Penile Implant (penile prosthesis)
    • Space Oar (for use in prostate cancer)
    • TURBT (Transurethral Resection of Bladder Tumor)
    • Ureter surgery (stone removal)
    • Urethra (cystoscopy and dilation)
    • Urethral surgery
    • Urodynamics
    • Vasectomy
    • Vasectomy reversal
    • Xiaflex (for use in Peyronie’s disease)

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    Contact Us

    For more information about the services offered contact Pardee Surgical Services at (828) 693-7230.

    Patient Safety 

    In 2015, Pardee Hospital was awarded the Patient Safety Excellence Award as well as being place in the Top 5% in the Nation for Patient Safety. 

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