General Surgery

When it comes to surgery at Slidell Memorial Hospital and Slidell Memorial Hospital East, our team is with you every step of the way.

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A successful surgery at SMH and SMHE is about more than just the procedure. It’s also about keeping patients comfortable — before, during and after.   

Our highly qualified general surgeons are trained in everything from diagnosis to preoperative, surgical and postoperative procedures. Because they deal with a broad range of medical conditions, they undergo extensive training in many surgical techniques.

What Does General Surgery Treat?

General surgery is a specialty that primarily focuses on the following:

  • Gallbladder
  • Liver
  • Appendix
  • Pancreas
  • Stomach
  • Intestines
  • Glands
  • Breasts
  • Arteries
  • Veins
  • Skin

What Is the Recovery Process Like?

Our full-service surgical facility offers an outpatient rehab center, where you’ll receive the ongoing care you need to regain your mobility and independence.

SMH places a high priority on pain management and quicker recovery times. We want our patients to feel better faster. This is why we provide a team of board-certified anesthesiologists who are available 24 hours a day to help you with all of your pain management needs. Our anesthesiologists have expertise in the most advanced pain management techniques.

Additional Services

  • 6-bed surgical intensive care
  • 6 operating rooms
  • Access to an extensive team of general surgeons who are experienced in all aspects of general surgery