Surgical services in Reston, Virginia
When you need surgery in northern Virginia, Reston Hospital Center offers expert surgical care close to home. We work in renovated operating suites with advanced surgical technology to provide inpatient and outpatient procedures—at our hospital and Reston Surgery Center.
Our surgeons are also trained in minimally invasive techniques, including robot-assisted surgery, to ensure you receive personalized care in a comfortable environment that promotes your health and recovery.
For more information about Reston Hospital Center's surgical services or for help finding a doctor, call our free, 24/7 Consult-A-Nurse line at (877) 689-3627.
Advanced surgical treatment
Our surgical services give you the benefits of:
- Incisionless, laparoscopic and other minimally invasive surgical approaches to reduce your pain, scarring and recovery time
- Skilled surgeons trained at some the nation's top medical schools
- Surgical suites with advanced technology, including specialized robotic surgery platforms
Our surgical specialties
We have board-certified surgeons across numerous specialties, including:
Bariatric (weight loss) surgery
Our bariatric surgeons offer a variety of procedures to help you lose weight. Many procedures can be performed with minimally invasive techniques including robot-assisted surgery, decreasing your recovery time. Your surgeon will help determine your candidacy for bariatric surgery and which type may be right for you.
The gastroenterology program at our hospital provides advanced technology, new therapies and minimally invasive surgery to treat gastrointestinal (GI) conditions. When needed, our gastroenterologists collaborate with other specialists, such as gynecologic surgeons, to perform rectal prolapse repairs and other complex procedures.
Whether you have sustained a sports injury or need a knee replacement, we offer a comprehensive orthopedic surgery program. We also offer minimally invasive robotic surgical technology for hip and knee replacements.
Through our neurological care program, we offer minimally invasive neurosurgery techniques, including interventional neuroradiology and robot-assisted brain surgery. Our robotic platform gives our neurosurgeons an enhanced view of the surgical site, improved surgical workflow and optimal precision during these procedures.
With our robot-assisted surgical guidance system, our spine surgeons have enhanced planning, guidance and navigation during surgery. In fact, we are one of only a few hospitals in Virginia to offer robotic spine surgery and were the first to use this technology in the Mid-Atlantic region.
Additional surgical capabilities
To meet all your surgical needs, we also offer surgeons who specialize in:
- Breast surgery
- General surgery
- Gynecologic and urogynecologic surgery
- Hepatobiliary surgery
- Lung and thoracic (chest) surgery
- Surgical oncology
- Urological surgery
The latest advancements in robot-assisted surgery
Reston Hospital Center is home to one of the Mid-Atlantic region's leading robotic surgery programs—the Virginia Institute of Robotic Surgery. Here, we have invested nearly $9 million in technology, provided privileges to 50 surgeons and performed more than 9,000 robotic surgeries.
Benefits of robot-assisted surgery
Although each robotic surgery platform is different, each offers numerous benefits due to tiny incisions and increased surgical precision.
Benefits of robotic surgery typically include:
- A shorter hospital stay
- A faster recovery
- Less postoperative pain
- Less scarring
Pioneering robot-assisted surgery in northern Virginia
Because of our dedication to advanced surgical procedures, Reston Hospital Center was the:
- First hospital in Virginia to offer a robot-assisted surgical guidance system for spine surgery
- First in northern Virginia to use a robotic system widely considered to be the most effective and least invasive surgical technology
- First in Virginia to use robotic technology for knee replacement surgery
Robot-assisted surgery specialties
With robot-assisted technology, our highly trained surgeons perform minimally invasive procedures for:
- Bariatric surgery
- Colorectal/GI surgery
- General surgery
- Gynecologic and uro-gynecologic surgery
- Hepatobiliary surgery
- Joint replacement surgery
- Neuro surgery
- Spine surgery
- Thoracic surgery
- Urologic surgery
Explore our robotically-trained physicians to find the right surgeon for you.
Physical therapy and rehabilitation after surgery
Often, rehabilitation is an essential component of your recovery after surgery. If physical therapy and rehabilitation are needed, our therapists will begin working with you as soon as you are able. We also offer outpatient rehab services to support you in your recovery after you leave the hospital.
Your pre-admission visit before surgery
Once the date of your surgery has been set, you may get an appointment for a pre-admission interview and diagnostic testing. This appointment will provide us with vital information as we prepare for your procedure.
Please bring the following items to your appointment:
- A summary of your drug allergies
- Any advanced directives regarding your healthcare
- ID card
- Insurance card
- List of medications and dosages (including supplements, herbal treatments and vitamins)
If you have questions about your pre-admission visit, please call our Preoperative Screening Unit at (703) 639-9427. This unit is available Monday through Friday, from 8:00am to 5:30pm.
Travel Concierge Guide: For out-of-town patients and family members
Reston Hospital Center is proud to offer an array of nationally recognized surgical services including one of the region’s most comprehensive robot-assisted surgery programs.
For family members of patients traveling from out-of-town or internationally, we have developed a travel concierge guide to help alleviate any additional stresses or concerns during you visit. Please utilize our helpful guide to schedule your stay in our beautiful city of Reston, Virginia.
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