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.

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We have been identified as one of America's 100 Best Orthopedic Surgery winners and have received the 2022 Surgical Care Excellence Award and the Patient Safety Excellence Award for three consecutive years from Healthgrades.  In addition to these, Healthgrades has acknowledged our quality excellence and high level of care across multiple services including, bariatrics, c-section, orthopedics and stroke.

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.

Gastrointestinal surgery

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.

Orthopedic surgery

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.

Spine surgery

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:

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

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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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Surgery at HCA Virginia

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.

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