General Surgery

surgerySurgical specialists at Palmdale Regional Medical Center assists your surgeon with surgical management of common ailments, including:

  • Simple and complex hernias
  • Gastrointestinal problems including peptic ulcer disease, colon cancer, anorectal disorders, hemorrhoids and inflammatory bowel disease
  • Diseases of the gallbladder, pancreas and liver
  • Endocrine problems
  • Benign and malignant disease of the breast
  • Swallowing disorders

Colon and Rectal Surgery

The Department of Colon and Rectal Services specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the lower intestinal tract, including:

  • Colonic polyps
  • Colon cancer
  • Diverticlular disease
  • Colonic volvulus
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Crohn's disease
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Colostomy problems
  • Colorectal trauma
  • Rectal prolapse
  • Rectal cancer
  • Hemorrhoids (surgery, rubberband ligation, infrared coagulation)
  • Anal fissure
  • Anorectal abscess
  • Anorectal fistula
  • Anal incontinence
  • Anal cutaneous conditions
  • Anal stricture
  • Malignant tumors of anal canal

Head and Neck Surgery

Head and neck surgery at Palmdale Regional Medical Center is performed by otolaryngologists, more commonly known name as ear, nose, and throat (ENT) doctors. Today's otolaryngologists receive broad based training in the medical and surgical treatment of diseases of the head and neck, making the name ENT doctor obsolete.

Otolaryngologist are trained in:

  • Laryngology: Treatment of patients suffering from voice and swallowing disorders caused by benign or malignant conditions affecting the vocal cords and other vocal/swallowing tract structures.
  • Nose and Sinus Allergy: Diagnosis and treatment of patients with symptoms and manifestations of nose and sinus allergy, including hay fever and other inhalant seasonal and perennial allergies that are present all year.
  • Oncology: Treatment of cancer of the head and neck that may involve surgery, radiation therapy and/or chemotherapy. The otolaryngologist works closely with medical and radiation oncologists to design the best possible treatment program.
  • Otology: Medical and/or surgical treatment of diseases and conditions of the ear, such as: ear infections, balance problems or dizziness and hearing problems.

Vascular Surgery

Vascular surgery is dedicated to the care of patients with disorders of the circulatory system. These disorders fall into two broad general disease processes known as atherosclerosis and thrombophlebitis, which affect the arterial and venous systems respectively.

In the past decade, there have been numerous diagnostic and surgical technological advances such as: ultrasound enhancement, angioplasty, stenting devices, endoluminal bypasses and improved imaging techniques.

The vascular disease process involves multiple systems of the body. As such, the care of the vascular patient requires the combined efforts of the surgeon, radiologist and internist. The Department of Vascular Surgery is dedicated to providing advanced techniques in treating the vascular patient and is forging ahead in various areas of research to solve problems that only a few years ago were deemed unsolvable.

Plastic surgeons at Palmdale Regional Medical Center perform a number of cosmetic and reconstructive procedures.
The Cardiac Center at Palmdale Regional Medical Center provides a comprehensive program for patients with cardiovascular disease.
The da Vinci® Surgical System allows doctors to perform complex procedures using a minimally invasive approach.
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Palmdale Regional Medical Center is owned and operated by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc.(UHS), a King of Prussia, PA-based company, that is one of the largest healthcare management companies in the nation.     

Palmdale Regional Medical Center

38600 Medical Center Drive
Palmdale, CA 93551
661-382-5000

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