A safe place to receive care
We recognize that these are uncertain times and you may have concerns about surgery. As always, the health and safety of our patients, caregivers and communities is our top priority. Vital healthcare procedures, including those unrelated to COVID-19, should not be ignored at this time. We put together a series of responses to several frequently asked questions regarding upcoming surgery procedures.
Inpatient surgery in Palm Beach
When medical intervention is necessary or emergencies happen, Palms West Hospital offers a full spectrum of surgical services—from preoperative to postoperative. We're here to help you when you need it most.
To learn more about Palms West Hospital's surgical services, call our Consult-A-Nurse® team at (561) 345-7009.
Surgical procedures we offer
Palms West Hospital offers a wide range of surgical specialties to patients in the western communities, including:
- Arthroscopic surgery
- Ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgery
- Emergency surgery
- General surgery
- Gynecologic surgery
- Orthopedic surgery
- Robotic surgery
- Spine surgery
- Urologic surgery
- Vascular surgery
Our surgical services team members work together to provide excellent care and personalized services to our patients and their families. Our dedicated surgical team includes:
- Experienced surgeons
- Highly-trained nurses
- Skilled surgical technicians
- Preoperative and recovery room nurses
- Experienced anesthesiologists
During your surgery
Patients receive the surgical treatments they need quickly and efficiently, lowering the risk of infection. Most surgeries are completed below 40 minutes consistently. This efficiency helps our team perform an average of 5,500 surgeries per year.
After your surgery
After surgery, you will be moved to our recovery area where you will remain under close observation until you are ready to go home. Your surgeon will provide instructions on diet, medications, rest and postoperative visits. Our staff will provide you with a written summary of these instructions.
If needed, we offer advanced Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation programs, and your treatment team will create an individualized rehabilitation plan of care to best meet your needs.
Our visitor accommodations
Our surgical team works with our patient liaison to keep your loved ones informed of your progress. While you are in surgery, your family and friends may wait in our spacious waiting area, which is equipped with a television and comfortable amenities.