South County Hospital

South County Hospital General Surgery

401 782-8000, All Services

South County Hospital General Surgeons who are part of the South County Medical Group (SCMG) provide critical care whether you’ve come to the Hospital for an emergency such as appendicitis, or are having an elective procedure such as hernia repair.

The SCMG is a comprehensive network of expert specialists and primary care healthcare providers working together to better manage each individual’s healthcare needs.  SCMG General Surgeons perform a wide variety of procedures, encompassing virtually every organ, gland, and vascular system.

SCMG General Surgeons have access to the latest technology in state-of-the-art surgical suites.  In addition, if your Primary Care Physician or specialist is also part of the medical group, SCMG surgeons have immediate access to your electronic health records—saving critical time in the event of an emergency. From minimally-invasive techniques to complex cancer surgeries, their expertise is well-recognized.

Consumer Reports recently rated South County Hospital at the top for surgical care in Rhode Island.

South County Hospital: #1 in Patient Satisfaction

In-Patient Comfort

All of our light and airy inpatient rooms are private and include on-suite bathrooms as well as furnishings to accommodate the overnight stay of your loved one.

Prepare For Surgery, Heal Faster™

South County Hospital offers a mind-body relaxation program called Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster™ to help patients feel calmer before surgery, use less pain medication and recover more quickly. The program is run by Nanette Doan, RN.  Participants consult with Nanette and receive a book and CD by Peggy Huddleston, a leading specialist in integrated medicine and developer of the Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster™ program. The book and CD are available in the Hospital's gift shop. To learn more about the program, call 401 788-1870.

After Your Surgery

South County Hospital offers several services to assist you in your recovery, including on-site, post-operative rehabilitative care, visiting nurses, non-medical home care through South County Quality Care, and home medical supplies from South County Surgical Supply.

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Surgery for Heal Faster
Surgery for Heal Faster
Double Lung
Double Lung
Hip Impingement
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Interview with Dr. Steven Fera
Interview with Dr. Steven Fera
HealthCheck - MAKOPlasty
HealthCheck - MAKOPlasty
Cancer Prehab
Cancer Prehab
Woman Can Finally Walk on Own After Special Cartilage Repair Procedure
Woman Can Finally Walk on Own After Special Cartilage Repair Procedure
Having a Baby at 40
Having a Baby at 40
Parkinsons Cant Keep Cranston Man Down
Parkinsons Cant Keep Cranston Man Down
New Approach to Hip Replacement at SCH
New Approach to Hip Replacement at SCH
Convenience of Online Childbirth Education
Convenience of Online Childbirth Education
Childbirth Class
Childbirth Class
New Approach to Hip Replacement at South County Hospital
New Approach to Hip Replacement at South County Hospital
Ski Dancer Back on the Slopes After Hip Replacement
Ski Dancer Back on the Slopes After Hip Replacement
Gym Memberships offered at Hospital’s Wellness & Fitness Center
Gym Memberships offered at Hospital’s Wellness & Fitness Center
Oncology Nurse Navigator
Oncology Nurse Navigator
Complimentary Reiki therapy Offered to Inpatients
Complimentary Reiki therapy Offered to Inpatients
Volunteer Services
Volunteer Services
About South County Hospital’s Volunteer Program
Alzheimer’s-Certified Care
Alzheimer’s-Certified Care
Free Medication Management Clinic
Free Medication Management Clinic
Can Cancer Rehabilitation Help Me?
Can Cancer Rehabilitation Help Me?
Minimally invasive knee procedure relieves patients’ knee pain
Minimally invasive knee procedure relieves patients’ knee pain
Fitness program for teens encourages lifestyle changes, healthy habits
Fitness program for teens encourages lifestyle changes, healthy habits
Michael Bradley, MD, MS; South County Orthopedics
Michael Bradley, MD, MS; South County Orthopedics
Mark Zullo, MD; South County Medical Group Primary Care
Mark Zullo, MD; South County Medical Group Primary Care
Gloria Sun, MD; South County Medical Group Primary Care
Gloria Sun, MD; South County Medical Group Primary Care
David Bader, MD; South County Cardiology
David Bader, MD; South County Cardiology
Women’s Choice Award – Best in Obstetrics
Women’s Choice Award – Best in Obstetrics
Steven Fera, MD
Steven Fera, MD
Lisa Rameaka, MD
Lisa Rameaka, MD
Andrew Neuhauser, MD
Andrew Neuhauser, MD
Jeryl Menard, RD, LDN, CDE, CDOE
Jeryl Menard, RD, LDN, CDE, CDOE
Bonnie Seekell, MS, RD, LDN, CDE, CDOE, CVDOE
Bonnie Seekell, MS, RD, LDN, CDE, CDOE, CVDOE
April Silvestro, RN, BSN, CDE, CDOE
April Silvestro, RN, BSN, CDE, CDOE
Gerald Colvin, DO
Gerald Colvin, DO
Darlene Gabeau , MD, PhD
Darlene Gabeau , MD, PhD
Bob Marchand, MD
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MAKO knee resurfacing surgery advances to outpatient procedure
MAKO knee resurfacing surgery advances to outpatient procedure
The Patient Experience
The Patient Experience
What types of injuries does Dr. Phillips treat as a hand surgeon in an orthopedic practice?
What types of injuries does Dr. Phillips treat as a hand surgeon in an orthopedic practice?
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Deb Wepman confident in expertise of doctors, staff, treatment plan
Deb Wepman confident in expertise of doctors, staff, treatment plan
A comprehensive approach to spine care
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