When you need surgery, trust the innovative, experienced surgeons and clinical staff at Chippenham Hospital to deliver top quality, compassionate surgical care close to home.

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Your Best Choice for Surgical Services

We use the latest medical technologies in order to offer a wide range of inpatient and outpatient procedures.

We perform both inpatient and outpatient procedures and surgeries, depending on the type of surgery and anticipated recovery.

Our multispecialty surgical team includes highly trained physicians, anesthesiologists, nurses and other healthcare professionals. Our goal is to provide you with expert personal care in an inviting and comfortable environment that promotes your health and recovery.

Patient-Focused Services

Chippenham Hospital’s patient-focused surgical services give you the benefits of:

  • Skilled, board-certified surgeons trained at the nation's top medical schools
  • Surgical suites equipped with advanced technology, including the da Vinci® robotic surgery system for faster recovery times
  • We perform total hip and knee replacements, and when appropriate, use MAKO robotics for faster recovery times
  • Laparoscopic and other minimally-invasive surgical approaches that reduce pain and scarring and encourage faster recovery

Our Surgical Specialties

We offer many surgical specialties, including:

At Levinson Heart Institute at Chippenham Hospital, we fix the most broken hearts in Central Virginia. Levinson Heart Institute was the first dedicated heart hospital in Virginia, and continues that tradition of innovative care today. With many options to repair or fix all types of cardiac ailments, we stand ready to help get you back to your daily life as soon as possible.

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The colon and rectal surgery program at Johnston-Willis Hospital provides the best and most comprehensive services for preventing, detecting and treating disorders of the intestines, colon, rectum and anus.

Innovative, Personalized Colorectal Services

Through our expert team of highly trained colorectal physicians, surgeons, nurses and clinical staff, we offer the highest level of care for:

  • Abdominal wall conditions (inguinal hernia and ventral hernia)
  • Endocrine pathology (thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal surgery)
  • Esophageal disease (Heller myotomy for achalasia)
  • Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease – GERD
  • Gastrointestinal oncology
  • Crohn's disease
  • Colitis
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Colon polyps
  • Diverticulitis
  • Constipation
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Hemorrhoids and other conditions

Learn more about the benefits of robotic surgery.

At Chippenham Hospital, our general surgeons perform a wide array of procedures and also help heal patients when minutes matter with our trauma program. Combined with the surgical expertise at Johnston-Willis Hospital, we offer some of the most robust surgical services in the region. Chippenham & Johnston-Willis Hospitals are also a Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of GI Bleed in 2017 as awarded by Healthgrades.

Some of the conditions we treat include:

  • Abdominal wall conditions (inguinal hernia and ventral hernia)
  • Breast diseases (both malignant and benign), including lumpectomies and mastectomies
  • Colon diseases (colon cancer and diverticulitis)
  • Endocrine pathology (thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal surgery)
  • Esophageal disease (Heller myotomy for achalasia)
  • Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease – GERD
  • Gastrointestinal oncology
  • Hepatobiliary disease (gallbladder and liver)
  • Melanoma and other skin cancers (including sentinel node biopsy)
  • Pancreatic disease (malignant and benign)
  • Spleen diseases
  • Stomach and Appendix diseases

Our goal is to heal your condition, shorten your recovery time, lessen your pain after surgery, and get you back to your daily activities as quickly as possible.  In some cases, robotic surgery can be performed for faster recovery and less scarring. 

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The orthopedic surgical team at Chippenham Hospital is experienced in the most advanced surgical techniques for treating bone, joint and spine disorders. They are supported by our highly trained staff of hospitalists, rehabilitation and physical therapy specialists, nurses and more – all committed to providing you excellent care and a healing environment.

Chippenham is one of a few hospitals in Central Virginia to offer Mako® Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery to its patients in need of hip and knee replacements the most minimally invasive surgery available – and allowing for faster recovery

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Good prostate health is important for men – especially as they get older. That’s why Chippenham Hospital has an experienced team of health care providers ready to treat a variety of prostate issues. If your physician recommends prostate surgery, consider Chippenham Hospital as your hospital of choice.

When it comes to your spine, you only want the most experienced clinical teams working with you. That's what you get when you choose Chippenham Hospital as your hospital for spinal surgery. Chippenham is unique compared to other area hospitals because we’re known throughout Central Virginia for treating complex spine issues that require the most experienced surgeons.

Bouncing between surgeons and hospitals can be a waste of time and money – especially when you’re told they can’t perform the spine surgery you need. At Chippenham Hospital, we pride ourselves on taking on even the toughest cases – with a keen eye toward returning you back to health.

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Chippenham Hospital’s experienced urologists use the most effective, least invasive treatment options available when possible. They're specially trained in minimally invasive procedures such as da Vinci® robotic surgery which is ideal for delicate urologic surgeries such as prostatectomies. Requiring only tiny incisions, the robotic treatment tool can help spare surrounding nerves. Robotic procedures also minimize the physical and emotional impact of surgery, shorten your hospital stay and typically result in a speedier recovery.

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At Chippenham Hospital, we have dedicated endoscopy suites, which are separate from our traditional operating rooms. We perform procedures such as bronchial thermoplasty, cancer staging, and endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS).

Your comfort and safety are our main priorities. Please be assured that when you choose Chippenham Hospital for your endoscopy procedure, you’ve chosen the hospital with the experience, care and compassion you’re looking for. Our goal is to get you back on your feet and on the road to recovery.

Endoscopy is a nonsurgical procedure used to examine a person's digestive tract. Using an endoscope, a flexible tube with a light and camera attached to it, your doctor can view pictures of your digestive tract on a color TV monitor. The endoscope can either be inserted orally or rectally, depending on the part of the gastrointestinal tract that requires an exam.

Virginia Institute of Robotic Surgery

Human touch, robotic precision.

The Virginia Institute of Robotic Surgery offers a variety of surgical specialties including thoracic, colorectal, general gynecology, gynecological oncology, general surgery, otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat), urology and urogynecology. We perform hundreds of procedures annually using the da Vinci® Surgical System, making the HCA Virginia network the highest volume and most experienced robotic program in Virginia.

At Chippenham Hospital, we have the most diverse robotic program in Central Virginia. With the da Vinci® Surgical Robot System and the orthopedic MAKOplasty® Robotic Arm for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement, we boast the most innovative robotic surgical procedures in multiple specialties that you will find in the region.

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