Our Surgery Center was the first hospital-based day surgery facility in Maine. It features a caring staff, including its own dedicated anesthesia team, in the modern surroundings of our surgical center, which has six spacious Operating Rooms and a 5-room Endoscopy Suite. A wide range of surgical procedures is performed at St. Joseph Hospital, as well many types of of Gastroenterological procedures such as colonoscopies.
Many surgical procedures do not require an overnight stay in the hospital, but if you need to stay overnight following surgery, a specially trained team will take care of you in our Surgical Unit. While you are in surgery in our Surgery Center, you will be under the care of a board-certified physician-anesthesiologist.
If you are anticipating joint replacement surgery at St. Joseph Hospital, our Surgery Center offers a free two-hour class to help you prepare for your procedure. Click here for a Comprehensive Guide to Joint Replacement Surgery, including what to expect before, during and after your surgery.