Surgery and Post-Surgical Care

Surgery and Post-Surgical Care

Jennings American Legion Hospital

As a modernized facility, our surgical department consists of four surgery rooms, one procedural room and one endoscopy room and is staffed by a nationally certified OR nursing team. The comfortable, friendly and community-oriented environment at Jennings American Legion Hospital is ideal for patients who are hesitant to complete a necessary medical procedure.

Our surgical procedures include:

  • Skin/Soft Tissue: Melanoma, Basal/Squamous Cell Cancer, Lipomas, Sebaceous cysts, Pilonidal cysts
  • Pediatrics: Pyloric Stenosis, Umbilical hernia, Inguinal hernia
  • Vascular Disease: Aortograms/Angiograms, Peripheral Stents
  • Endoscopy: Colonoscopy, Flex Sigmoidoscopy, EGD, Bronchoscopy
  • Head & Neck: Lymph Node Biopsy, Carotid endarterectomy, Tracheostomy
  • Plastics: Gluteal Flaps, Component Separation, Tissue Flaps
  • Lung: VATS, Wedge Resection, Pleurodesis
  • Liver: Wedge Resection, Liver Biopsy
  • GU: Hydocele
  • Hernia: Inguinal (Lap or Open), Ventral (Lap or Open), Umbilical, Femoral

  • Endocrine: Thyroidectomy, Parathyroidectomy, Distal Pancreatectomy
  • GI: Gastric surgery, Colorectal surgery, Small bowl disease, Gallbladder disease, Hemorrhoidectomy, Anal Fistula/Fissure, Appendectomy, Splenectomy, Open/Lap Gastrotomy Tube, PEG Tube
  • Wound: Skin grafts, I/D abscess, Chronic non-healing wounds, Decubitus ulcers
  • Breast: Biopsy, Lumpectomy, Mastectomy, Sentinel LN Biopsy, Axillary LN Dissection
  • Vascular Access: Mediports, Dialysis catheters, Tunneled catheters, AV Fistulas/Grafts, Central Lines
  • Amputations: Toe, Above/Below the knee