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Surgery and Same Day Surgery

Our surgeons are disciplined and knowledgeable in a broad spectrum of disease areas and surgical procedures. Each year, they evaluate, diagnose and treat thousands of patients with simple to complex surgical needs and offer patients the most advanced treatment options.

Some of the many elective and emergency surgeries that our surgeons perform include procedures involving:

  • Ambulatory phlebotomy for varicose veins
  • Bleeding
  • Blood vessel disorders
  • Bone and muscle disorders
  • Brain and nerve disorders
  • Breast biopsy, core, open/lumpectomy
  • Cancer
  • Chest disorders
  • Ear, nose and throat disorders
  • Eye disorders
  • General disorders
  • Heart disorders
  • Hernia repair
  • Laparoscopic
  • Lung surgery
  • Mastectomy
  • Sclerotherapy and ultrasound-guided sclerotherapy for varicose veins
  • Splenectomy
  • Thyroid surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tumors
  • Varicose veins
  • VNUS closure (procedure for varicose veins)
  • Weight loss surgery

Pre-admission testing
Before surgery, your doctor will want you to have certain tests such as laboratory work, a chest X-ray, or an electrocardiogram (EKG). These tests must be done prior to your surgery, allowing enough time for the reports to be reviewed by your physician.

Learn more about what to expect during your pre-admission testing.

To make an appointment for testing, please contact us at:
Bayonne Medical Center, 201.858.5225
Christ Hospital, 201.795.8030
Hoboken University Medical Center, 201.418.1000

The day before surgery
On the day before your surgery, we will call you by 8 p.m. to tell you what time to arrive at the hospital. If you do not receive a call from us, please contact the hospital Admitting Department where your surgery is scheduled to be performed and ask for your arrival time.

Arrival time
You will be asked to be at the hospital approximately one and one half hours prior to your surgery. Every effort is made to adhere to the surgical schedule. However, emergencies and scheduling changes can occur, and your surgery may be delayed or may occur earlier than scheduled. Arriving on time can help avoid unnecessary delays.

Same Day Surgery
Same day surgery is called outpatient surgery because you do not require an overnight stay in the hospital. Technological advances and skilled surgery teams have made it possible for us to perform many kinds of surgery in our same day surgery unit.

When you choose to have outpatient surgery at one of our same day surgery units, you will find the highest quality care in a warm, personalized setting. You will be closely monitored before, during and after your surgery. And should you need to stay in the hospital after your surgery you will be in a CarePoint Health hospital, so you won’t need to be transferred to another facility for further observation and care.

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