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Surgical Care

General Surgery

At Chippenham Hospital, our general surgeons perform a wide array of procedures and also help heal patients when minutes matter with our trauma program. Combined with the surgical expertise at Johnston-Willis Hospital, we offer some of the most robust surgical services in the region. Chippenham & Johnston-Willis Hospitals are also a Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of GI Bleed in 2017 as awarded by Healthgrades.

Some of the conditions we treat include:

  • Breast diseases (both malignant and benign), including lumpectomies and mastectomies
  • Diseases of the colon (colon cancer and diverticulitis)
  • Esophageal disease (Heller myotomy for achalasia)
  • Diseases of the spleen
  • Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease – GERD
  • Pancreatic disease (malignant and benign)
  • Endocrine pathology (thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal surgery)
  • Abdominal wall conditions (inguinal hernia and ventral hernia)
  • Diseases of the stomach and appendix
  • Gastrointestinal oncology
  • Hepatobiliary disease (gall bladder and liver)
  • Melanoma and other skin cancers (including sentinel node biopsy)
Our goal is to heal your condition, shorten your recovery time, lessen your pain after surgery, and get you back to your daily activities as quickly as possible.

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Heart Surgery

At Levinson Heart Institute at Chippenham Hospital, we fix the most broken hearts in Central Virginia. Levinson Heart Institute was the first dedicated heart hospital in Virginia, and continues that tradition of innovative care today. With many options to repair or fix all types of cardiac ailments, we stand ready to help get you back to your daily life as soon as possible.

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Gynecologic Surgery

At Chippenham Hospital, our gynecologic board-certified surgeons perform both daVinci robotic-assisted and minimally-invasive laparoscopic procedures to help you get back to your lifestyle as quickly as possible. Among others, we have expertise and experience in treating women’s health conditions like incontinence, infections, menstrual difficulties, uterine prolapse, and gynecologic cancers. We stay abreast of the most advanced techniques and equipment in order to deliver you a superior surgical experience.

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Orthopedic Surgery

The orthopedic surgical team at Chippenham Hospital in Richmond, Virginia is experienced in the most advanced surgical techniques for treating bone, joint and spine disorders. They are supported by our highly trained staff of hospitalists, rehabilitation and physical therapy specialists, nurses and more – all committed to providing you excellent care and a healing environment.

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Virginia Institute of Robotic Surgery

Human touch, robotic precision.

The Virginia Institute of Robotic Surgery offers a variety of surgical specialties including thoracic, colorectal, general gynecology, gynecological oncology, general surgery, otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat), urology and urogynecology. We perform hundreds of procedures annually using the da Vinci® Surgical System, making the HCA Virginia network the highest volume and most experienced robotic program in Virginia.

At Chippenham Hospital, we have the most diverse robotic program in Central Virginia. With the da Vinci® Surgical Robot System, the Hansen Sensei X Robotic Cardiac Catheter System, and the orthopedic MAKOplasty® Robotic Arm for Total Hip and Partial Knee Replacement, we boast the most innovative robotic surgical procedures in multiple specialties that you will find in the region.

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