Surgical Services

What does it mean to have your physician recommend you for surgery?  If you’ve been experiencing physical discomfort – for example, stomach pain that won’t go away – you know what it means.  It’s the kind of complex care that may ease your discomfort and provide you with a permanent solution or answers to questions about your condition.

PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center Surgical Services provides  surgical care that promotes optimal healing and improved outcomes for patients undergoing surgery. Our approach to patient care aligns with the PeaceHealth Mission, Vision and Values and within the guidance of professional and regulatory organizations.

  • Surgical Services has eight operating suites
  • We are staffed 24 hours per day, seven days per week
  • We typically perform 30-40 surgeries each weekday in all specialties, including open heart and total joint replacement
  • Our dynamic team of registered nurses, specialty technologists, certified nursing assistants and support staff work in close collaboration with surgeons and anesthesiologists 

Your Care

When illness or injury cannot be treated with simple measures, surgery may be the only answer. If you’re considering surgery, we want you to know we’re here to help you get the care you need, safely – so you can get back to a healthier you.  Whether a visit is planned or unexpected, we are grateful for the opportunity to serve you.  You or your loved one will be cared for by a team of dedicated professionals providing safe, compassionate care.


For information about a specific surgery and to learn more about what you can expect before and after your procedure, please visit our Health Information Resource Library

To find information about a surgeon(s), visit our Find a Doctor tool and search for general, orthopedic or other specialized surgeons.