Taking Care of You
When you need surgery, from complex to minimally invasive, the skilled surgeons at St. Mary Medical Center can perform what's required.
Some of the surgical specialties offered by St. Mary Medical Center Long Beach include trauma surgery, cardiac surgery, bariatric and surgical weight loss surgery, as well as general surgery.
Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence
Our Surgical Weight Loss program has been designated as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. The distinction recognizes our comprehensive and personalized approach to treating the patient and providing tools for lifelong success, including:
- Pre-surgery education
- Physician consultations
- Nutrition counseling
- Exercise planning
- Support groups
- Post-surgery follow-up
Trauma and Cardiac Surgery
St. Mary Medical Center performs life-saving surgery on trauma and heart attack patients who come through the Emergency Department. As a Paramedic Base Station and a Level II Trauma Center, we take care of patients with immediate and high-level surgical needs.
When Surgery is Required
Perioperative Services is dedicated to working in a collaborative environment with physicians and other health care professionals to provide quality patient care that is safe, cost effective, and individualized to meet patient’s needs. We provide a broad spectrum of care comprised of the Operating Room (OR), Short Stay Unit (SSU), and the Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU).