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What to expect when you arrive
for your surgery or procedure

Surgeons in Charlotte County, Florida

Fawcett Memorial Hospital is proud to offer Port Charlotte patients comprehensive inpatient and outpatient (same day) surgical services. Our qualified surgeons and surgical team members provide compassionate, patient-centered care, while offering a wide range of procedures.

For more information on our surgical services, please call our Consult-A-Nurse® team at (888) 685-1599.

Patients who come to Fawcett for surgery can expect the following from our surgical center:

  • A preoperative holding area, wherein patients prepare for surgery and meet with their surgeons and anesthesiologists
  • Operating room suites, which are equipped with state-of-the-art technology
  • Post-anesthesia care unit, where patients recover after surgery

Nationally recognized surgical care

Our surgical team is dedicated to exceptional patient outcomes. Our dedication to excellence in patient safety and vascular surgery has been recognized by Healthgrades.

Surgical procedures we offer

Our general surgeons are specially trained diagnose and treat conditions affecting almost any area of the body. Some of our surgical specialties include:

Minimally invasive surgery

Minimally invasive surgery, whether laparoscopic, endoscopic or robotic, provide a variety of options and some great alternatives to traditional surgery.

When the patient and physician agree that minimally invasive surgery is the best option, these modern options can offer many benefits to patients, including:

  • Less pain
  • Less blood loss
  • Smaller incisions
  • Shorter hospitalizations and recovery times

Robotic surgery

Robotic technology allows surgeons unprecedented preoperative planning tools and analytics with unparalleled intraoperative guidance. When appropriate, minimally invasive procedures can offer many patient benefits when compared to traditional surgical options, including:

  • Faster recovery time
  • Fewer scars
  • Less pain
  • Lower risk of surgical complications
  • Shorter hospitalizations
  • Smaller incisions

Robotic assisted surgery is also available for various general surgeries.

Rehabilitation after surgery

We offer patients recovering from surgery outpatient and inpatient rehabilitation programs. Our programs use physical therapy, aquatic therapy and occupational therapy to help patients make a full, healthy recovery and get back to the daily activities they enjoyed before surgery.