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Surgery

If you are having surgery at an Atlantic Health System location, you can rest easy knowing that you will be receiving some of the best care in the nation.

Our hospitals are staffed by fellowship-trained, board-certified surgeons, anesthesiology specialists,nurses, care managers and other health care professionals who are dedicated to providing the most progressive surgical methods using the latest technology. This includes minimally invasive surgery programs that result in shorter hospital stays and faster recoveries.

In addition, Morristown Medical Center is home to and a state-of-the-art bioskills simulation laboratory that’s accredited by the American College of Surgeons for additional staff training.

Surgical Areas of Specialization

Bariatrics
Our surgeons are experts in laparoscopic bariatric surgery using the most advanced techniques to help obese patients lose weight. Learn more >

Brain Tumors
We perform craniotomies, endoscopic brain surgery and skull base surgery, among other procedures, for the treatment of benign and malignant brain tumors. Learn more >

Breast
Our breast surgeons and plastic surgeons specialize in breast-conserving and reconstructive procedures, like lumpectomy and mastectomy, and use a special biopsy system to reduce the amount of surgery whenever possible. Learn more >

Cancer
We offer the latest advances, such as CyberKnife radiosurgery and NanoKnife surgical ablation, to remove tumors without causing harm to the surrounding healthy tissue. Learn more >

Cardiovascular
As one of U.S News & World Report's top 20 hospitals in the nation for cardiology and heart surgery, Morristown Medical Center offers expert vascular surgery, coronary bypass surgery, valve replacement and repairs, and major aortic surgery, amongst many others. Learn more >

Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) or Otolaryngology
ENT surgeons at our hospitals perform hearing loss surgeries, cochlear implantation, bone-anchored hearing aid, stapedectomy and tympanomastoidectomy.
Find a doctor who specializes in ear, nose and throat – otolaryngology >

Eye
Our expert ophthalmology specialists and ocular plastic surgeons perform a wide variety of specialized eye procedures. Find a physician who specializes in ophthalmology >

Emergency and Trauma
The emergency departments at our hospitals have on-call rosters of surgeons
specializing in general surgery, pediatric surgery, vascular surgery, orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, plastic surgery and more. In addition, Morristown Medical Center is a designated regional trauma center, offering care for the most critical patients. Learn more >

Gastrointestinal & Colorectal
At Morristown Medical Center, one of U.S News & World Report's top 50 hospitals in the country for gastroenterology and GI surgery, we surgically treat inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s disease and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), among other conditions. In addition, Overlook Medical Center was the first hospital in New Jersey to use PINPOINT imaging to improve surgical outcomes in GI patients. Learn more >

General Surgery
Our general surgeons perform a variety of elective and emergency procedures for the treatment of gallbladder disease, hernias, diverticulitis, pancreatitis, diseases of the spleen and more.
Find a doctor who specializes in general surgery >

Gynecological
Atlantic Health System gynecology specialists use surgical techniques to treat conditions unique to women, such as endometriosis, menorrhagia, uterine fibroids and ovarian cysts. Learn more >

Hand
Our trigger release, carpal tunnel release, finger nerve repair and other finger-related surgeries improve range of motion in the hand. Learn more >

Head and Neck
Atlantic Health System’s head and neck specialists perform endoscopic and transoral robotic surgeries. Learn more >

Hepatopancreatobiliary (HPB)
We have surgeons who specialize in liver, pancreas and bile duct surgery. Find a doctor who specializes in hepatology >

Neurosurgery
Our neurosurgeons use advanced techniques, like focused radiation, to treat tumors of the brain and spine, while minimizing damage to the healthy surrounding tissue. Learn more >

Orthopedics
We perform total joint replacement of both the hip and knee using minimally invasive procedures. Learn more >

Pediatric Surgery
We provide a full range of surgical procedures and treatments, including specialized care for premature babies. Learn more >

Pediatric Neurosurgery
Our pediatric neurosurgeons treat children with hydrocephalus, brain and spinal cord injuries, brain tumors, and developmental and craniofacial problems. Learn more >

Plastic Surgery
Atlantic Health System’s plastic surgeons perform cosmetic procedures and reconstructive surgeries and assist in the treatment of trauma victims. Find a doctor who specializes in plastic surgery >

Podiatry
We perform surgical procedures to correct conditions of the feet, such as bunions, hammertoe and bone spurs.  Learn more >

Robotics
Using the daVinci® Robotic Surgery System, we are able to treat a wide array of conditions with less blood loss, reduced risk of infection and faster recovery. Learn more >

Thoracic
Minimally-invasive video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) allows us to treat benign and malignant conditions of the lungs and surrounding areas with fewer complications.
Learn more >

Urogynecology
Our urogynecological surgeons specialize in treating urinary or fecal incontinence and prolapse of the vagina, bladder and uterus. Learn more >

Urology
Surgeons in our hospitals specialize in resolving issues of the urinary tract and reproductive organs, while preserving function. Learn more >

Vascular
We are equipped to perform angioplasties and stenting in our state-of-the-art cardiac catheterization labs. Learn more >