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Surgical Services

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When you choose Tidelands Health for your surgery, you benefit from highly skilled doctors who perform procedures not available elsewhere in our region. Receive top-quality care close to your home and family.

Coordinated, Compassionate Surgical Care

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After you tell us you’ve decided to undergo surgery, we’ll perform your procedure as soon as possible so you can find relief from your condition. You’ll meet your nurse and anesthesiologist during a pre-admission interview and receive information to help you prepare for your operation.

Following your procedure, you’ll talk with your nurse and surgeon to ask questions and find out how you can contribute to a successful recovery. Each day you stay with us, you’ll see the same physician – called a hospitalist – who knows the details of your health and understands how to give you the best possible care. Your case manager, hospitalist, pharmacist and other medical professionals will gather regularly to discuss and plan your treatment.

When you return home, we’ll call to ask if you need assistance in following your discharge instructions. Ask about getting help to schedule doctor appointments, find transportation and obtain medications.

Putting Your Safety First

Before, during and after surgery, your health care providers follow a thorough safety checklist to improve the outcome of your treatment. You’ll learn how you can help us prevent infection, so you stay as healthy as possible.

Extensive Surgical Services

You and your loved ones may take advantage of:

Robotic-Assisted Surgery

A growing number of conditions can be treated using robotic-assisted surgery, which allows our team of experienced, specially trained surgeons to perform procedures using smaller incisions and with more precision than traditional surgical approaches. Click here to learn more about robotic-assisted surgery and the procedures offered at Tidelands Health using this advanced technology.

Advanced Facilities Enhance Your Experience

When you schedule surgery at Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital or Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital, your procedure will take place in an operating suite with the latest technology. Our innovative equipment helps medical professionals closely monitor your vital signs and supervise your surgery, so you get timely, precise care and stay safe.

During your procedure, your loved ones will wait in a spacious, comfortable waiting area. They’ll track your progress – from your pre-operative stage to recovery – on a TV monitor that displays an ID number assigned to you.

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