Surgical specialties and care

HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake performs thousands of inpatient, outpatient and minimally invasive surgeries in all specialties every year. From routine to complex surgeries, emergency or elective surgery, your health and safety are in good hands.

Our operating and waiting rooms feature the latest advances in technology. Through automated monitoring, family and friends are able to track loved ones as they progress from pre-op to recovery.

To find a board-certified surgeon at HCA Houston Clear Lake, please call (888) 842-3627.

General surgery

Most general surgery procedures can be performed with minimally-invasive surgical techniques, including laparoscopy, endoscopy or robotics. HCA Houston Clear Lake performs general surgery procedures including, but not limited to:

  • Appendectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Hernia repair
  • Ovarian cysts
  • Gallbladder removal
  • Exploratory surgery

Minimally-invasive surgery

Our board-certified surgeons utilize minimally-invasive surgical techniques, including laparoscopy and robotics. Several major surgeries in the fields of urology, gynecology, colorectal, urogynecology and nephrology can now be performed through robotic surgery, as opposed to the traditional invasive methods with large incisions. Our robotic surgical procedures allows for smaller incisions, faster healing, less scarring, a shorter hospital stay and reduced recovery time.

Heart and vascular surgery

HCA Houston Clear Lake’s Heart and Vascular Hospital provides extraordinary surgical care for patients with heart disease. Our cardiovascular surgeons perform minimally invasive, open-heart and interventional procedures.

Gynecologic surgery

More than 15 percent of the surgeries performed at HCA Houston Clear Lake are gynecological in nature. Some of the minimally-invasive, outpatient and robotic surgical procedures we perform include:

  • Cystocele, enterocele and rectocele repair
  • Diagnostic laparoscopy
  • Endometrial ablation
  • Hysterectomy
  • Loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP)
  • Lumpectomy
  • Mastectomy
  • Breast reconstruction
  • Oophorectomy
  • Tubal ligation
For more information on gynecological procedures, please call Women’s Services at (281) 332-2511.

Plastic and reconstructive surgery

We offer the best care that you should demand when considering plastic or reconstructive surgery for cosmetic purposes or due to accident, trauma, injury or illness. Whether it is suturing a wound or reconstruction after cancer, our board-certified surgeons are skilled in plastic surgery. We offer state-of-the-art procedures and optimal recovery times for patients.

The plastic surgeons at HCA Houston Clear Lake offer several procedures, including:

  • Laceration repair
  • Facial fracture repair
  • Treatment of hand and work injuries
  • Abdominal reconstruction
  • Lower extremity reconstruction
  • Breast reduction, lift and augmentation/li>
  • Gynecomastia correction
  • Brachioplasty
  • Panniculectomy/abdominoplasty
  • Liposuction
  • Fat grafting
  • Breast cancer reconstruction – implants and autologous tissue
  • Reconstruction after cancer – gastrointestinal, gynecologic and neurologic
To find a plastic surgeon at HCA Houston Clear Lake, please call (888) 842-3627.

Pediatric surgery

HCA Houston Clear Lake’s surgery program provides specialized care and comfort for children. Our board-certified, pediatric surgeons utilize advanced minimally-invasive techniques whenever possible, thus reducing the amount of pain, scarring and recovery time.

We perform surgeries for pediatrics ranging from routine to extremely complex, which include:

  • Neonatal conditions, including birth defects
  • Thoracic procedures, including congenital deformities
  • Gastroesophageal/gastrointestinal disorders, including anti-reflux procedures
  • Bowel repairs
  • Bladder repairs
  • Neurosurgery, including treatment of hydrocephalus and spina bifida
  • Undescended testicles and circumcisions
  • Masses and tumors
  • Biopsies
  • Hernias
  • Appendixes
  • Tonsils and adenoids
  • Ear tubes

Our in-house, pediatrics anesthesiologists understand the unique requirements of treating children. To soothe you and your child, we encourage you to be bedside, if possible, during sedation and in the recovery room while your child is waking up.

Surgery at HCA Houston Healthcare

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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