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Surgery

Surgery is a branch of medicine that involves treating diseases or injuries by adjusting or removing organs, tissues or bones. Surgery includes both necessary procedures, like cardiac surgery, or elective procedures, such as joint replacement.

Surgical care in Highlands, North Carolina

Through diagnosis, surgery and recovery, your health is always our top priority.

At Highlands-Cashiers Hospital, our surgeons are dedicated to providing you with high-quality, comprehensive surgical care every step of the way. This includes minimally invasive surgical techniques that allow you to recover more quickly.

Surgical services we offer

Our surgeons are trained to perform a variety of surgical procedures using the most up-to-date, evidence-based techniques.

General surgery procedures

Our hospital's board-certified general surgeons are trained to provide care at every step of your health journey, from diagnosis to postoperative recovery. They treat conditions related to the following areas of the body:

  • Anus
  • Appendix
  • Bladder
  • Breast, skin and soft tissue
  • Colon
  • Esophagus
  • Gallbladder
  • Head and neck
  • Kidney
  • Large intestine
  • Liver
  • Ovaries
  • Pancreas
  • Rectum
  • Small intestine
  • Spleen
  • Stomach
  • Thyroid
  • Testes
  • Ureter
  • Urethra
  • Vascular system

Other procedures performed by our surgeons

In addition to general surgery, our surgeons are trained to perform a number of additional procedures, including:

  • Cancer surgery
  • Colonoscopies
  • Hand surgery

Minimally invasive surgery

We know recovering from surgery can sometimes be a lengthy process. That's why our surgeons take the least-invasive approach to your procedures.

Minimally invasive surgeries, such as robotic and laparoscopic surgeries, require fewer and smaller incisions, often resulting in shorter hospital stays, quicker recovery times and reduced scarring.

Our Surgery Locations

Currently Viewing:

Highlands-Cashiers Hospital
190 Hospital Dr
Highlands, NC 28741
 (828) 526 - 1200

Currently Viewing:

Highlands-Cashiers Hospital
190 Hospital Dr
Highlands, NC 28741
 (828) 526 - 1200
Angel Medical Center
124 One Center Court
Franklin, NC 28734
 (828) 524 - 8411

12.3 miles

Transylvania Regional Hospital
260 Hospital Dr
Brevard, NC 28712
 (828) 884 - 9111

29.2 miles

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