Services and Procedures
Our entire surgery staff, which includes surgeons, anesthesiologists, registered
nurses and technologists, takes great pride in offering care that is both
individualized and compassionate.
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Our highly experienced team of board-certified anesthesiologists specializes
in the use of drugs or other agents that cause insensibility to pain.
They are responsible for many aspects of patient’s care including
preoperative medical evaluation, determining the appropriate type of anesthesia,
supporting life functions throughout surgery and alleviating pain while
Our comprehensive heart program is highly regarded for its aggressive,
full-scale approach to treating heart disease. We have an experienced
surgical staff that specialize in a variety of both minimally invasive
and traditional procedures, and have access to the most advanced technology
and equipment. Most patients undergo surgery to repair heart abnormalities
such as blocked coronary arteries or defective heart valves.
Foothills Hospital is the only facility in Boulder County to offer minimally
invasive MAZE surgery for persistent atrial fibrillation. Jointly performed
by both a cardiac surgeon and an electrophysiology specialist, MAZE surgery
treats an irregular heartbeat by creating a "maze" of new electrical pathways
to let electrical impulses travel easily through the heart. Learn more
Ear, Nose & Throat
Our Ear, Nose and Throat specialists help patients with a variety of problems,
including hearing loss, sinus disorders and persistent throat disorders.
Our general surgeons are the most experienced in the county. They actively
perform a variety of traditional,
, laparoscopic and minimally invasive procedures to treat a wide array
of medical problems involving the abdomen, stomach, liver, glands, and
colon, as well as vascular surgery and more.
BCH has a long list of highly regarded women’s health specialists
and an experienced team of surgeons that specialize in many women’s
health problems. We have the latest technology and resources, including
robotic and laparoscopic surgery, to offer patients high quality treatment
needed to address common women’s health issues, such as pelvic prolapse,
uterine fibroids, incontinence, endometriosis and more.
Hand surgeons care for patients with problems of the hand, wrist and forearm.
Many hand surgeons are also experts in diagnosing and caring for shoulder
and elbow problems. Our board-certified hand surgeons use the latest techniques
to treat a wide range of conditions including carpal tunnel syndrome,
wrist pain and sports injuries to the hand and wrist.
Our team of neurosurgeons offer access to the latest technology and state-of-the-art
facilities to diagnose and treat a disorders which affect any portion
of the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves,
and blood vessels that carry blood to and from the brain. Foothills Hospital
is the only facility in Boulder County to offer endovascular neurosurgery,
which provides innovative treatments for diseases that affect the blood
vessels of the brain and spinal cord. Endovascular procedures can benefit
people suffering from strokes, aneurysms, brain tumors and defects in
blood vessels in the brain.
Our board-certified ophthalmologists are specialists in both medical and
surgical treatment of serious eye problems. They utilize the latest technologies
and techniques to treat such conditions as cataracts, glaucoma, retinopathy,
astigmatism and myopia.
Our team of oral and maxillofacial surgeons are board certified and highly
experienced to correcting a wide spectrum of diseases and injuries and
defects in the head, neck, face, and jaw.
BCH orthopedic surgeons offer a wide range of surgical options, including
robotic arm-assisted surgery
and other minimally invasive techniques. We provide state-of-the-art equipment
and facilities to enable our surgeons to perform effective procedures
for an extensive array of orthopedic problems. Our hip replacement and
knee replacement programs have earned The Joint Commission’s Gold
Seal of Approval. Learn more about our nationally recognized orthopedics
program here. Learn more
Cosmetic plastic surgery includes surgical and nonsurgical procedures that
enhance and reshape structures of the body to improve appearance and confidence.
Reconstructive surgery is performed to treat structures of the body affected
aesthetically or functionally by congenital defects, developmental abnormalities,
trauma, infection, tumors or disease. Our board-certified plastic surgeons
use the latest techniques to meet their patients' needs.
Podiatrists provide comprehensive evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of
diseases and injuries to the foot and ankle. Treatment may include physical
therapy, prescribing medications or surgery. Podiatric surgeons repair
such ailments and injuries as Achillies tendon ruptures, foot and ankle
fractures, ankle instability, arthritic disorders, flatfoot deformities,
Neuromas, toenail disorders, bunions and hammertoes.
Our urologists have significant experience performing a wide range of urologic
surgeries. BCH provides access to the latest technology, including minimally invasive
da Vinci robotic surgery
, which can offer less pain and faster recovery.