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Surgical Services

At Hanover & District Hospital we strive to be a surgical center of excellence with two state of the art surgical suites furnished with innovative technology. Our staff are highly skilled Registered Nurses that are certified in Perioperative nursing along with two Registered Nurse First Assistants on staff, enabling us to provide advanced care to our surgical patients.

We are proud of our 0% surgical infection rate that is reported to the Ministry. Wait times are shorter than most centers in the province, and we hold operating room times for emergency surgeries, with highly skilled staff on call.

Our general surgery department supports our Emergency and Obstetrical departments providing our patients with fast, superior surgical care.

The General Surgery Department performs an extensive array of open and laparoscopic surgical procedures including:

  • Appendix surgeries
  • Bowel surgeries
  • Breast surgeries (including advanced breast cancer surgeries and sentinel lymph node biopsies for breast and melanoma cancers).
  • Carpal tunnel repairs
  • C-Sections
  • Gall bladder surgeries (including intraoperative cholangiogram)
  • Hernia repairs (including incisional, umbilical, inguinal, epigastric, femoral and spigelian)
  • Surgical treatments for skin cancers or other lumps and bumps
  • Thyroid surgeries
  • Tubal ligations
  • Vasectomies

Surgical Services at HDHWe have the following visiting surgeons; orthopaedic surgeons, an ocular surgeon, dental surgeon, as well as a gynecological surgeon. For a detailed list of specialty procedures please call the Surgical Services Department.

One of our orthopedic surgeons is an upper limb specialist, to add to our list of invaluable surgical services.

We are accepting patients at all times and referrals can come to us from your doctor at the number provided below.

General Surgery Office

519-364-2341 ext. 274



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