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Surgical Services

Advanced planning and preparation are keys to success


Surgical Services

Dignity Health Bakersfield hospitals and our outpatient surgery centers provide patients a full range of surgical services. In addition to our highly skilled surgeons in specialties from bariatric to cardiac surgery, we offer the support of specially trained anesthesiologists, nurses, technicians and other specialists to meet your needs.

Comprehensive Surgical Care

When it comes to surgery, there are times when urgency is everything and others when advanced planning and preparation are keys to success. Our three Dignity Health Bakersfield hospitals are here for you in both situations.

Kern County's Cardiac Surgery Leaders

At the Sarvanand Heart and Stroke Center at Memorial Hospital, our team uses the latest cardiac technology to perform procedures. In addition, we strive to use the least invasive method possible to minimize your pain and shorten your recovery.

Cardiac surgeries include:

  • Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery or Graft
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Minimally Invasive Stentless Valve Repair and Replacement
  • Surgical Implantation of Heart Assist Devices
  • Transmyocardial Laser Revascularization
  • Vascular Surgery

Bariatric Surgery Center

  • Physician consultations
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Exercise planning
  • Support groups
  • Pre-surgery education seminars
  • Post-surgery follow-up

Minimally Invasive Surgery: Robotics & Laparoscopic

Dignity Health Bakersfield specializes in minimally invasive surgery, offering patients less pain and scarring and faster recovery, among other benefits. Our minimally invasive surgical teams include board-certified surgeons who have undergone extensive fellowship training on specific procedures and technology, including da Vinci robotic surgery, and advanced laparoscopic techniques to treat a wide range of conditions.

Surgical Specialties at Dignity Health Bakersfield Hospitals Include:

  • Breast Surgery and Reconstruction
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Gynecological Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Outpatient Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Spine Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Urology Surgery/Kidney Stones
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Weight-Loss Surgery Program

Learn More About Surgical Services at Mercy & Memorial Hospitals