Surgical experts in Salem, Virginia

At LewisGale Medical Center in Salem, Virginia, you can count on our team to deliver leading-edge surgical care. From preoperative education to recovery, our surgeons and highly trained staff are with you every step of the way to ensure your procedure is a success.

To learn more about the surgical options offered at LewisGale Medical Center, call our Consult-A-Nurse® team at (877) 242-2362.

Roanoke Valley’s choice for advanced surgery

We provide surgical options for various conditions and injuries. Our board-certified surgeons use advanced technology, including robotic surgery, to ensure you receive the best results from your procedure.

Some of the surgical options we provide include:


Healthgrades 2021 Patient Safety Excellence Award

Healthgrades 2019 America's 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery award

Healthgrades 2021 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery award

Healthgrades 2020 Vascular Surgery Excellence Award

Healthgrades has recognized our hospital with several awards, including the Patient Safety Excellence Award (2019-2021), America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award (2020-2021), America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award (2019-2021) and the Vascular Surgery Excellence Award (2020).

Oral surgery

At LewisGale Medical Center, we understand your oral health impacts your overall health. That’s why we’re committed to providing communities in southwest Virginia with experienced oral surgeons to diagnose and treat complex oral conditions.

Individuals who experience oral pain or other problems associated with the mouth and jaw are often referred to an oral and maxillofacial surgeon for help. These dental and surgical specialists diagnose, treat and manage diseases, injuries and abnormalities of the mouth, teeth, jaw and face.

Advanced oral care and procedures we perform include:

  • Corrective jaw surgery for conditions such as cleft lip and palate
  • Disease management, including soft and hard tissues
  • Facial pain diagnosis and treatment
  • Oral cancer diagnosis and treatment
  • Sleep apnea diagnosisand surgical treatment
  • Surgical reconstruction of inadequate bone structures
  • Treatment for head and neck injuries

Pediatric dental care

We also offer pediatric dental care for children with special dental needs or injuries. Our services include the use of sedation or anesthesia for advanced procedures.

Surgical oncology

Surgery may be a key component of a patient's cancer treatment plan to remove a tumor, provide targeted radiation therapy or act as a reconstructive tool. Our comprehensive cancer care program includes experienced surgical oncologists who will be with you each step of the way.

Preparing for surgery

You will receive specific instructions about how to prepare for your surgery before your appointment. Please be sure to follow the instructions to give yourself the best surgical outcome.

Getting to Surgical Services

Our surgical services are located in the main LewisGale Medical Center building. You may park in the general parking lot. We also offer free valet services. Once you walk through the entrance, you will check in at registration, then take the main elevator up to the second floor to our Ambulatory Surgery Unit (ASU).

Information on your loved one’s surgery

We know how important it is to receive updates during your loved one's surgery. We have a computerized tracker board in our waiting room so you can keep track of the patient's progress in real time. We also offer surgery updates via text message. Once the surgery is complete, the surgeon will update you on your loved ones condition and any significant findings from surgery.

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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