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Surgery

Surgery is a branch of medicine that involves treating diseases or injuries by adjusting or removing organs, tissues or bones. Surgery includes both necessary procedures, like cardiac surgery, or elective procedures, such as joint replacement.

Surgical care in North Carolina

It is natural to feel concerned about surgery. Our surgeons work to alleviate your worries.

At Mission Health Physicians, our surgical experts are dedicated to your care. To ensure your surgery is a success, we offer support both before and after your procedure. We also create a personalized treatment plan that allows us to focus on your unique health needs.

Related specialties

Learn more about our related specialties.

Conditions we treat with surgery

Our experienced physicians can surgically treat a wide range of conditions, including:

  • Abdominal hernias
  • Appendix conditions
  • Arteriovenous malformations
  • Colon cancer
  • Colon issues
  • Colon obstructions
  • Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
  • Diabetic wounds
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Gallbladder disease
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hiatal herniaa
  • Inguinal hernias
  • Kidney stones
  • Leg sores, ulcers and discoloration
  • Liver disease
  • Lymphedema and leg swelling
  • Male varicoceles
  • Obesity
  • Overactive bladder
  • Pancreas disease
  • Paraesophageal hernia
  • Pelvic congestion syndrome (PCS)
  • Pelvic prolapse
  • Prostate problems
  • Pulmonary embolism (PE)
  • Rectal cancer
  • Skin cancer
  • Umbilical hernia
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Urologic conditions
  • Varicose and spider veins

Our surgery offerings

Our surgeons are experienced in a wide range of medical specialties, using advanced techniques, such as robot-assisted and minimally invasive surgery.

General surgery

Our general surgery program provides treatments for a variety of conditions impacting many of the body's organs and systems. In these instances, we offer traditional and minimally invasive techniques, including laparoscopic, robotic and transoral procedures.

Some of our minimally invasive procedures include:

  • Appendectomy
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Colectomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Hernia repair
  • Hiatal hernia repair
  • Liver surgery
  • Pancreatectomy

Bariatric (weight loss) surgery

Our weight loss surgery program offers the latest in bariatric surgical intervention. Our offerings include gastric sleeve and gastric bypass surgery, so we can tailor your treatment to your health needs. We also provide additional support for your weight loss journey, including nutrition counseling and fitness services.

Gastrointestinal (GI) surgery

Many people experience chronic acid reflux that causes daily pain and discomfort. We offer diagnostic procedures, such as esophagogastroduodenoscopy, to discover the root cause of our condition. Once a diagnosis has been reached, our GI surgical care offerings can help treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) with Toupet fundoplication and Nissen fundoplication, depending on your health needs.

Interventional radiology

Our interventional radiologists provide surgical diagnostics and treatments for numerous conditions, including cancers, uterine fibroids and prostate conditions. Many of the services they offer also assist with postoperative complications from serious procedures or injury.

Some of our interventional offerings include:

  • Ablation treatments
  • Aneurysm embolization and stent placement
  • Chemoembolization
  • Drainage catheters
  • Embolization treatments
  • Image-guided biopsy
  • Port placements
  • Prostate artery embolization (PAE)
  • Radioembolization
  • Uterine fibroid embolization (UFE)

Neurointerventional brain and spine

Recovering from a neurological event can be difficult, but with the right care, the path to improved health can be smoother.

Our surgical neurologists provide diagnostic and surgical services for brain and spine conditions using the latest technology to help you recover effectively. Our advanced imaging services, such as diagnostic angiographies and spinal biopsies, allow us to understand the cause of your condition and see which systems it may be impacting. Once we have determined the type and scope of your condition, we can create a care plan.

Many of our surgical treatments are minimally invasive, using injections or catheters with image guidance technology. We prioritize these less invasive methods in order to minimize the surgical impacts on your overall health. Some of our treatments include:

  • Embolization treatments for stroke
  • Endovascular treatment
  • Epidural blood patches
  • Surgical treatment of brain aneurysm (clipping)
  • Vertebroplasty

Vascular surgery

Our vein specialists provide surgical treatments for vascular conditions and disorders, such as deep vein thrombosis and varicose veins.

Some of the vascular procedures we offer include:

  • Aneurysm embolization and stent placement
  • Angioplasty
  • Aortic aneurysm endograft repair
  • Carotid endarterectomy
  • Endovenous laser treatment (EVLT)
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Surgical bypass
  • Thrombectomy inferior vena cava (IVC) filter placement and removal
  • Thrombolysis/Thrombolytic therapy

Urologic surgery

Our urologic care teams offer high-quality surgical treatments impacting men's reproductive and urinary systems. In addition to prostate cancer screening services, we can perform various surgeries, including:

  • Bladder instillations
  • Cystoscopy
  • Urologic cancer surgery
  • Vasectomy

Additional surgical programs

Our practitioners also have experience with other specialty areas, such as:

Minimally invasive surgery

Our surgeons are committed to finding the right treatment that has the least impact on your overall health. We offer minimally invasive surgery whenever possible to shorten your hospital stay and lead to a quicker recovery. Robot-assisted surgery is also available for certain procedures, which allows your surgeon to make very small, precise movements using enhanced 3D visual imaging.

Mission Health - Surgery

Our Surgery Locations

Mission Spine - Clyde
490 Hospital Drive
Clyde, NC 28721
 (828) 274 - 2225
Mission Spine - Clyde
490 Hospital Drive
Clyde, NC 28721
 (828) 274 - 2225
Pisgah Surgical Associates
187 Medical Park Drive
Suite A
Brevard, NC 28712
 (828) 862-6368