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.
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.