Effingham Health System’s
State-Of-The-Art Surgery Center
Top surgeons from around the region are attracted to Effingham Hospital’s state-of-the-art surgery facility. EHS offers the latest in equipment and resources including two fully integrated operating room suites with video/PACS capabilities.
The facilities at EHS also include one integrated GI suite for all endoscopic gastrointestinal procedures. They offer outpatient (same day) surgeries, as well as inpatient and observation procedures.
Many local and Savannah-based physicians are credentialed to operate on patients at Effingham Hospital.
Surgical procedures offered at Effingham Hospital include:
General Surgery: All general surgical procedures to include cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal), appendectomy, hernia repair, any obstructions/bleeding of the GI tract, abscess/cyst removal/treatment, and any other general condition that may affect the human body.
Endoscopic Gastrointestinal: All endoscopic procedures of the entire GI tract, both upper and lower for bleeding, polyp removal, dysphagia (difficulty swallowing), GERD, routine screening, and any other condition that may warrant investigation by a gastroenterologist.
Opthalmic: Cataract repair and replacement surgery, with state-of-the-art instrumentation and equipment, is attracting some of Savannah’s top Opthamologists to Effingham Hospital.
Orthopaedic: All joint replacement procedures: To include shoulder, hip, knee and all finger/toe joint replacement for conditions like osteoarthritis, degenerative joint disease, fractures, degenerative arthritis and any other conditions requiring replacement.
All sports medicine procedures: To include arthroscopy (shoulder, knee, elbow, ankle), ACL reconstruction, tendon and cartilage reconstruction, and any/all fracture repair from any sports-related injuries or general orthopaedic injuries.
All general orthopaedic conditions: To include spinal injury/disease (herniated discs, deformity, stenosis, etc.) fractures, dislocations, joint injuries, pain management and trauma.
Pediatric orthopaedics: All conditions involving pediatrics to include congenital abnormalities, bone growth deformities, pediatric injuries, pediatric spinal surgery and soft tissue deformities and injuries.
Podiatry: Specialized surgery for the foot and ankle to include bunionectomy, joint replacement, tendon repair, and any soft tissue repair/reconstruction.
Neurological: Specializing in spinal disease and repair to include surgery of the cervical (neck) spine and thoracic/lumbar spine with fusion capabilities and management. We also provide pain management of the spine.
Urological/Gynecological: All problems associated with the female urinary and reproductive system to include partial and complete hysterectomy, ablation of cancers and fibromas, urinary incontinence or difficulties, and any other anomalies involving this body system. Both laparoscopic and open procedures are done as needed.