A safe place to receive care
We recognize that these are uncertain times and you may have concerns about surgery. As always, the health and safety of our patients, caregivers and communities is our top priority. Vital healthcare procedures, including those unrelated to COVID-19, should not be ignored at this time. We put together a series of responses to several frequently asked questions regarding upcoming surgery procedures.
Skilled surgeons in Miami
The surgeons at Mercy Miami Hospital are experienced in correcting numerous medical conditions through surgical means. Whether you are seeking elective surgery or are in need of an emergency surgery, you can be assured that our board-certified surgeons can expertly and safely perform the necessary procedures to maximize your health.
To request a surgical consultation, a physician referral or more information about surgery at Mercy Miami Hospital, call our Consult-A-Nurse® team at (305) 285-2929.
At Mercy, you'll find surgical teams dedicated to offering you the most effective treatment for your health and condition. We offer a wide range of surgical specialties, from orthopedic surgery and reconstructive surgery to cardiothoracic surgery and bariatric surgery.
Mercy Miami Hospital uses robotic surgery, providing the surgeon greater precision and control. This means our surgeons can perform extremely complex operations through small incisions, offering many benefits for patients, including reduced pain, less scarring and shorter recovery times.
Preparing for surgery
Should time allow itself prior to surgery, we recommend patients get to know their surgeons to feel comfortable with the person who will be performing the procedure. Doing this also gives our surgeons the opportunity to get to know each of our patients on a more personal level, to provide the highest quality of care.
Returning home following surgery
Your physician or nurse will determine when it’s appropriate for you to return home. Your physician or nurse may move you to our Ambulatory Care Unit or a postoperative inpatient room.
When you’re discharged, you’ll receive:
- Written instructions about caring for yourself at home
- Contact information for who to call with questions about your recovery
- A time and date for your follow-up appointment