• Surgical Services

  • Surgical services provides care for both inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures. State-of-the-art procedures and technology allow our surgical team to serve southern Colorado with the most modern care.

    • The following surgical specialties are performed at St. Mary-Corwin:
    • Anesthesia
    • Endoscopy
    • Ear/Nose/Throat
    • General
    • Gynecology
    • Maxillofacial
    • Neurosurgery
    • Obstetrics
    • Ophthalmology
    • Orthopedics
    • Plastic
    • Podiatry
    • Radiology
    • Thoracic
    • Urology
    • Vascular

    A variety of surgeries are performed in conjunction with the care provided to patients who are being treated in the St. Mary-Corwin Cancer Center.

    Surgical services include:

    • Pre-Anesthesia Assessment
    • Same Day Surgery Admission and Discharge
    • Post-Anesthesia Care
    • Endoscopy

    Surgical services utilizes specialized equipment for the following procedures:


    Laparoscopic technology (visualization of internal organs via a telescope inserted through a small abdominal incision) is routinely used for diagnosis and treatment of disease. Laparoscopic techniques may be utilized to remove the gallbladder, appendix, for hernia repair and other procedures.


    Shock waves are used for the non-invasive treatment of kidney and ureteral stones. This treatment may eliminate the need for more invasive surgery to relieve the patient of the symptoms of kidney and ureteral stones.

    Image Guided Surgery

    Image guided surgery is a highly sophisticated, state-of-the-art navigational technique that offers three-dimensional computerized anatomic visualization that assists the surgeon in pin-pointing the exact operative site. It may be used in neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery and ENT surgery.

    For more information on surgical services, call 719-557-5430.

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