When the decision has been made that surgery is needed,
Harris Regional Hospital’s Surgical Services offers a great variety of surgical procedures in WNC.

Recently being named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission in the area of surgical care, Harris Regional Hospital's General Surgeons provide expert inpatient and outpatient surgical care, including pre-operative and post-operative care at local practices. All surgeries are performed at Harris Regional Hospital in Sylva.

Harris Regional Hospital specializes in providing the most advanced surgical care for patients. Our full, expert clinical staff includes registered nurses, anesthesiologists, and certified registered nurse anesthetists who are part of the care team for surgery patients at Harris Regional Hospital.

Each of the six operating room suites provides state of the art technology for a wide array of surgical procedures. 

Over 45 board certified surgeons are on staff with specialties including surgery for conditions and diseases affecting Breast, Skin, Soft tissue, Ear, Nose & Throat, Endocrine system, Gastroenterological, General & Orthopaedic Trauma, Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Obstetrics, Urology, Vascular surgery as well as experience in the areas of pediatric and trauma/emergency surgery

Over 400 surgical procedures are performed each month.  Due to newer techniques available such as laser and endoscopic surgery, many procedures can be done on an outpatient basis.   Approximately half of the surgeries performed at HRH are done on an outpatient basis. 

Every department at Harris Regional Hospital is continuously improving services with patients' needs in mind.  Harris Regional Hospital Surgical Services strives to bring the latest technology and highly trained staff to make the surgical experience the best available for the patient in WNC.

The surgical teams at Harris Regional Hospital are among the miracle workers of medicine. Our surgeons use lasers, laparoscopes, video monitors, sound waves, microscopes and computers to make surgeries less invasive and to shorten recovery time.

Inpatient and outpatient surgical services are key areas of Excellence at Harris Regional Hospital. Six operating suites provide the latest equipment for more than 45 board certified surgeons.

More and more procedures are being done on an outpatient basis, and our outpatient surgical unit provides the convenience of semi-private rooms for preparation and recovery.