Surgical Services offered at St. Joseph’s/Candler

Skilled professionals, combined with state-of-the-art technology and equipment, are the basis for quality care during your inpatient or outpatient surgical procedure. Between St. Joseph’s Hospital, Candler Hospital and the Pooler Campus we have nearly 50 operating rooms and gastroenterology suites supporting a comprehensive range of procedures. Additionally, we have the Surgical Specialty Center with two dedicated surgical suites. 

St. Joseph's Hospital Surgical Specializations

  • Cardiothoracic surgery
  • Cardiovascular surgery
  • Endovascular surgery
  • General surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Spine surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Robotic surgery
  • Sports Medicine surgery
  • Vascular surgery

Candler Hospital Surgical Specializations

  • Dental surgery
  • Eye surgery
  • Ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Gynecological surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Orthopedic extremity surgery
  • Pediatric surgery
  • Retina surgery
  • Robotic surgery
  • Sports Medicine surgery
  • Urology


  • Gallbladder removal
  • Ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgery
  • General surgery
  • Gastroenterology
  • Plastic surgery
  • Robotic surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery

Surgical Specialty Center

In addition to our hospital based surgical services, our specialists perform surgeries at our free standing surgery center across from St. Joseph's Hospital. We offer two surgical suites to provide the following services:

  • Cataract surgery and ophthalmic laser procedures
  • Orthopedic hand, foot and ankle surgery
  • Plastic surgery
  • Podiatric surgery
  • Sport medicine surgery

Cardiovascular Surgical Services

The Heart Hospital at St. Joseph’s Hospital performs the most open-heart surgeries and cardiovascular procedures in the region. Using advanced surgical techniques, our team of board-certified cardiologists and surgeons, cardiac nurses and certified technologists offer patients the finest treatment available. Examples of just a few of the procedures offered include coronary artery bypass grafting, robotic thoracic procedures and Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR).

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Pediatric Surgical Services

We offer pediatric surgery at Candler Hospital as part of The Children’s Place. Examples of just a few of the conditions treated with surgery include orthopedics, dental and ear, nose and throat conditions. Parents are encouraged to bring a favorite blanket or toy to help make the child feel comfortable.

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St. Joseph’s Hospital has dedicated neurosurgery operating rooms manned by our highly skilled, specially-trained neurosurgeons and nurses. We are well known for clinical expertise in treating a variety of issues such as brain and spine tumors, brain aneurysms, stroke and many more. 

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Vascular Surgery

At The Heart Hospital, we offer the latest treatment options for vascular disease in our state-of-the-art facilities. We have three suites dedicated to vascular surgical procedures. Examples of procedures perform can include Carotid Endarterectomy , carotid artery stenting, balloon angioplasty and many others. 

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Women’s Surgical Services

The Mary Telfair Women’s Hospital at St. Joseph’s/Candler is the region’s leader in women’s surgical services. Our integrated operating room was designed specifically for women’s surgeries and is equipped with the latest technology, whether it’s a traditional laparoscopy, 3D laparoscopy or da Vinci robotic surgery. 

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Meet the team at St. Joseph's/Candler

Our team of highly-skilled doctors are experienced in many aspects of healthcare from primary care to emergent care to specialty care. Find a physician that meets your needs.

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