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Surgery at Harris Regional

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

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 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, NC.

Six operating suites provide the latest equipment for more than 45 board certified surgeons, and 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. Our outpatient surgical unit provides the convenience of semi-private rooms for preparation and recovery.

Surgical team

Harris Regional Hospital specializes in providing surgical care for patients. Our full 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.

Surgical specialties

Over 45 board certified surgeons are on staff with specialties including:

  • Breast surgery
  • Skin surgery
  • Soft tissue surgery
  • ENT surgery
  • Endocrine surgery
  • Gastroenterological surgery
  • General surgery
  • Orthopedic trauma surgery
  • Gynecologic surgery
  • Eye surgery
  • Obstetrical surgery
  • Urologic surgery
  • Vascular surgery
  • Pediatric surgery

Surgical technology

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 patients in Western North Carolina.

Minimally invasive surgical equipment offered at Harris Regional HospitalThe 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.


A variety of surgeons performing surgery at Harris Regional Hospital

Our Location

Harris Regional Hospital
68 Hospital Road
Sylva, NC 28770

To find a surgeon close to home, dial 844.414.DOCS

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