Surgical

Saint Francis Hospital offers specialized surgical services within a state-of-the-art facility with extraordinary new technology and the very latest advances in surgical techniques. Saint Francis is recognized as a Center of Excellence for Bariatric Surgery and is the only hospital in Wilmington to offer precision surgery via the da Vinci Surgical System for minimally invasive gynecological, prostate and heart surgeries.

Unless otherwise noted, all facilities are located within the main Saint Francis Hospital building at 701 North Clayton Street, Wilmington, DE 19805.

Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence
Advanced laparoscopic surgical techniques for gastric bypass and lap band in a state-of-the-art setting have earned Saint Francis the designation of a Center for Excellence. Learn more about this long-term solution can help you take control of your weight and transform your life.

Cardiovascular Services
From our state-of-the-art technology to our renowned specialists to the latest life-saving procedures, every aspect of our new cardiovascular services is designed to maximize the safety and success of our patients, provide greater comfort and speed recovery. If you or someone you care about may need our services one day, learn more.

da Vinci® Surgical System
The da Vinci® Surgical System enables surgeons to perform even the most complex and delicate procedures through very small incisions with unmatched precision. A highly trained team of Saint Francis surgeons can perform minimally invasive surgeries for hysterectomy, myomectomy, prostatectomy and mitral valve repair.

Orthopedics/Joint Replacement Program
The Saint Francis Joint Replacement Program provides patients who undergo hip or knee replacement with the very best in care before, during and after surgery. We partner with our physicians to start our patients on a successful road to recovery.

Colorectal Surgery
Colorectal Surgery offers a minimally invasive approach with a strong emphasis on screening and surveillance for Colorectal Cancer as a way to save lives.

Anesthesiology
Saint Francis anesthesiologists are board-certified and experts in selecting the best anesthesia for your procedure to ensure your comfort and a quick post-anesthesia recovery.

ASP/GI Lab
Procedures of the gastrointestinal tract, including: upper and lower GI series, esophageal procedures and colonoscopy.

Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)
Caring Saint Francis nurses who have been specially trained to monitor patients recovering from anesthesia continually staff the unit. Family members may call for an update of their patients’ recovery and learn when they may visit them.