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Surgery

Surgical Specialities

Our BJC HealthCare and Washington University surgeons are all specialists in their respective fields — with extensive training and experience related to the procedures they perform. Many of the surgeries they perform now have minimally invasive options, for lower risk of complications and shorter recovery times. 

Breast Surgery

Our breast surgery team works closely with our breast health and cancer care teams to provide comprehensive breast cancer care. Some of the surgeries they offer include lumpectomies, mastectomies and lymph node removals. Our breast surgeons are compassionate and ensure you have the comfort and support you need before and after the procedure. Learn more about Christian Hospital’s breast health and cancer care services.  

ENT Surgery

Our ENT surgical specialists can treat a wide range of ear, nose and throat conditions, which includes adding ear tubes or tonsillectomies. We also have advanced options for the surgical treatment of neck and throat cancer. 

General Surgery

Working alongside our clinical physicians, our general surgical team can perform a variety of procedures that include appendectomies, colostomies, gallbladder removal, hernia repairs and colectomies as well as procedures related to the care of wounds, including skin grafts and debridements.

Gynecological Surgery

The Christian Hospital surgical team offers some of the latest gynecological surgical treatments, to treat conditions like endometriosis, fibroids, heavy menstrual bleeding, uterine prolapse and cancer. Some of the procedures we perform to treat these conditions include hysterectomies, tubal ligation, colposcopies, LEEP procedures and pelvic laparoscopy

Heart Surgery

As an extension of our world-class heart program, Christian Hospital offers some of the most advanced heart care procedures available in the region, performed by our team of Washington University physicians. Some of the heart procedures we provide include heart valve surgery, aortic aneurysm repair, transcathetheter aortic valve replacements, coronary artery bypass grafting and arteriovenous grafting. Our surgeons work closely with cardiologists and other specialists to provide personalized and multidisciplinary care. 

Learn more about the heart and vascular team at Christian Hospital.

Vascular Surgery

Christian Hospital offers both open and endovascular techniques for treatment of vascular diseases, to treat diseases of the vascular system, including the arteries and veins. We offer some of the most advanced treatments for conditions of the vascular system, which include peripheral artery disease (PAD), varicose veins, abdominal aortic aneurysms, carotid artery disease, atherosclerosis and renal artery stenosis.

Orthopedic Surgery

From joint repair to total joint replacements, the highly skilled orthopedic surgeons at Christian Hospital perform a variety of procedures to correct joint and mobility conditions. Some of the treatments include total knee, shoulder and hip replacement, rotator cuff repair, arthroscopic surgery and ACL reconstructions. 

Read more about the comprehensive orthopedic and sports medicine care offered at Christian Hospital.

Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery

The plastic and reconstructive team at Christian Hospital specialize in several advanced cosmetic and reconstructive procedures, offering individualized plans for treatment. 

Cosmetic Surgery Procedures include:

Reconstructive and Reparative Surgeries include:

  • Breast reconstruction
  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Lymphedema surgery
  • Lipedema surgery
  • Migraine surgery
  • Peripheral nerve surgery
  • Soft-tissue tumor removal and reconstruction
  • Abdominal wall reconstruction
  • Complex wound reconstruction
  • Limb salvage and extremity reconstruction
  • Scar revision
  • Jaw surgery 
  • Hand trauma repair

Podiatric Surgery

Christian Hospital offers the latest surgical treatments for conditions of the foot and ankle including arthritis, diabetic foot and bone fractures. Our podiatry team takes a conservative approach to care, only recommending a surgical option when medical approaches fail to alleviate symptoms. Surgical techniques include bunionectomies, joint fusion and surgical reconstruction.

Spinal Surgery

Our neck and spine surgeons offer the latest surgical treatments, including minimally and microscopic options, for conditions that include spinal stenosis, scoliosis and herniated discs. Our team of surgeons specialize in complex reconstructive procedures and rehabilitation techniques to help alleviate pain and regain functionality of the neck and spine. Some of the additional conditions we treat include: degenerative disc disease, kyphosis, sciatica, spine deformities, spondylolisthesis, spine tumors and other spine disorders. 

Thoracic Surgery

The thoracic surgery team offers the latest surgical treatments for diseases of the chest, including lung cancer, esophageal cancer, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), mesothelioma and pleural disease. Surgical techniques include open surgery and minimally invasive options, many which use robot-assisted surgery.

Urological Surgery

Our urological surgical team offers advanced procedures to treat conditions of the pelvis, colon, urogenital and gynecological organs or obstructions and dysfunction of genitourinary diseases. Some of the specific issues we can treat include incontinence, erectile dysfunction, kidney stones, prostate cancer, bladder cancer, kidney disease and pelvic floor dysfunction. 

Learn more about the full range of urological services offered at Christian Hospital. 

Pain Management Surgery

For some patients suffering from chronic pain, an implantable pain pump can help manage their condition. The pump is a small remote-controlled device inserted under the skin to dispense pain medication specifically where it’s needed in the body. The experienced Christian Hospital pain management team works closely with patients to determine if the pump is right for them. 


Christian Hospital and Northwest HealthCare, members of BJC HealthCare, provide world-class medical care to the communities of North County, Greater St. Louis County and Southern Illinois.

 

For more information or to schedule an appointment with a Christian Hospital surgeon, call 314.747.WELL.

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Christian Hospital
11133 Dunn Road
St. Louis, Missouri 63136


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