The Christ Hospital Health Network has an abundance of surgical specialties, to treat anything from cancers and hearts to joints, spines and urogynecologic conditions.
Our wide range of surgeons are board-certified and participate as part of a team of doctors who work with you and each other to solve your problem. Collaboration helps bring you the best outcomes based on a range of ideas, knowledge and experience.
Surgical Tradition and Innovation Continues
These innovative surgeries were first done at The Christ Hospital and made possible by our long history of collaboration:
- The first mechanical kidney, a forerunner of today’s hemodialysis units, in 1951.
- The first to use balloon angioplasty to open clogged arteries without surgery, in 1980.
- The first ceramic hip replacement in the nation, in 1982.
We continue our tradition of advancements in surgical procedures through the following areas of expertise include: