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VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System

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Surgery Service

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We offer a wide range of surgical services from minor same day surgery procedures to complex procedures involving specialized high-tech equipment including cardiothoracic and general surgery, hand surgery, neurosurgery, ophthalmology, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngology, plastic surgery and vascular surgery.

Have questions prior to your surgery or need to cancel?

Please notify the Same Day Surgery Unit at 412-360-6211.

Need accomodations prior to your surgery?
Contact our Hoptel to learn more.

Our Services

[NOTE: All surgery services are located at our University Drive campus.]

Anesthesia  [5 East]

Our anesthesiologists administer pain medications during surgical and clinial procedures as well as provide pain consultation services.

Bariatric Surgery  [5 East]

Our multi-disciplinary team of surgeons, nurses and dieticians provide surgical treatment for obesity.

Cardiac Surgery  [5 East]

We offer a full spectrum of cardiac surgery services.

General Surgery  [5 East]

Our surgeons provide a full range of general surgical procedures using minimally invasive and robotic surgical techniques.

Neurosurgery  [5 East]

We offer specialized surgical treatment of spinal, intracranial and nerve diseases.

Opthalmology  [1 East]

We provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment of ocular diseases, including subspecialty services such as retina, cornea and glaucoma.

Orthopedic Surgery  [5 East]

Our orthopedic surgeons are skilled in the diagnosis and treatment of skeletal injuries and disorders of the foot, knee and ankle, upper extremity, and other sports-related injuries.

Otolarygology  [6 East]

We treat disorders of the head and neck including ear surgery, sinus/facial procedures and surgical treatment of hearing loss.

Plastic Surgery  [6 East]

We offer a full range of functional plastic surgical procedures for the repair or reconstruction of physical defects involving the skin, face, hand and chest.

Thoracic Surgery  [5 East]

Our surgeons treat diseases and disorders of the heart, lungs and major blood vessels using robotic techniques.

Transplantation  [6 East]

We provide life-saving procedures including kidney, liver and small-bowel transplants.

Urology  [2A]

We offer minimally invasive and robotic surgery for diseases and disorders of the kidneys, bladder, urethra and male reproductive organs.

Vascular Surgery  [5 East]

We provide comprehensive endovascular and percutaneous procedures and treatment for the arteries and veins.

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Contact Info


  • University Drive campus
    3 West

Contact Number(s)

  • 412-360-6700

Hours of Operation

  • 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Monday - Friday