For most of us, surgery is a last resort. But sometimes surgery is unavoidable and simply the right thing to do. Nearly 15,000 people have surgery at St. Francis facilities each year. Our goal is to provide the highest quality care to our patients and the latest technology and equipment to their surgeons.
This starts with providing a range of technologies to help your physician properly diagnose your condition. It continues with making sure our surgical facilities are designed and equipped to accommodate complex, multi-dimensional procedures as well as the most commonly performed surgeries. Throughout, our caring, highly trained staff focuses on three things: supporting surgeons during surgery, supporting families during the sometimes long wait, and supporting patients both before and after their operations.
St. Francis was the first hospital in Greenville to offer the state-of-the-art da Vinci robotic surgery system. This technology allows for smaller scars and shorter hospital stays and is currently used for hysterectomy surgery, prostate surgery and even heart surgery. Learn more >>
MiniSurgery at St. Francis
Medical technology is advancing at such a pace that many surgeries now can be performed in a minimally-invasive way. At St. Francis, we are focused on providing the very best quality of care for our patients, so we naturally seek out technological advances that can improve their care and experience. This kind of advanced technology not only helps our physicians make the best diagnoses, it often results in faster healing and shorter hospital stays for our patients. Learn more >>
St. Francis offers several programs that accompany some of our most common surgeries, including orthopedic and surgical weight loss surgeries. Learn more >>
Surgical Procedure Information
Learn more about some of the common surgical procedures performed at St. Francis in this section. You'll learn why the surgeries are needed, how they are performed, and what to expect if you need surgery. Learn more >>
Your Surgery Guide
If you're scheduled to have surgery at ST. FRANCIS downtown or ST. FRANCIS eastside, this guide will let you know standard procedures and what to expect before, during and after sugery. Learn more >>