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Surgical Services - SSH


Whether you are having inpatient or outpatient surgery, Mountain States Health Alliance uses the latest equipment and procedures and serves patients' needs in all surgical specialties. Sycamore Shoals Hospital is continually adding new equipment and procedures.

Surgical procedures are provided for general, gynecology, laser surgery, intraoperative radiation therapy, oral, orthopedics, thoracic, urology, vascular and ear, nose and throat. Sycamore Shoals Hospital offers Ambulatory or "Same Day" Surgery in a 17-bed unit. Many surgical procedures that once required a hospital stay can now be performed on an outpatient basis. General, Urology and Orthopedic surgeons use laparoscopic and laser surgery in our modern operating rooms. Outpatient and inpatient procedures in the fields of general surgery, gynecology, orthopedic, urology, and podiatry are performed in this department.

  • Sycamore Shoals is now performing InterStim procedures for overactive bladder and incontinence.

Some of the procedures offered at Sycamore Shoals Hospital are:


General Surgery

Laparoscopic Procedures:

  • Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder)
  • Appendectomy (Appendix)
  • Nissan (Hiatal Hernia)
  • Colon Resection
  • Hernia Repair (Inguinal, Incisional, Umbilical)
  • Thoracoscopy

Open Procedures:

  • Colon Resection
  • Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder)
  • Appendectomy (Appendix)
  • Thyroidectomy (Thyroid)
  • Splenectomy (Spleen)
  • Gastrectomy (Stomach)
  • Tonsillectomy (Tonsils)
  • Pressure Equalizer - PE tubes (ears)
  • Adenoidectomy (Adenoids)
  • Hernia Repair (Umbilical, Inguinal, Incisional, Hiatal)
  • Breast Biopsy
  • Mastectomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Abscess Drainage
  • Colonoscopy
  • Circumcision
  • Pancreatectomy (Pancreas)
  • Removal of Lesions
  • Subcutaneous Port Insertion
  • Vastectomy
  • Skin Graft
  • EGD(Esophagogastroduodenoscopy)


  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Total Joints (Knee, Hip)
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Repair of Fractures (Hip, Wrist, Ankle)
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Tendon Repair
  • Nerve Repair

Gyn Procedures:

  • Diagnostic
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy

Vaginal Procedures:

  • Dilatation and Curettage
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Pelvic Floor Reconstruction (PROLIFT)
  • Bladder Suspension (TVTO, TVS, SPARC)
  • Hysterectomy (Vaginal)
  • Laser Ablation & Biopsy
  • Anterior and Posterior Repair


  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Brow Lift
  • Eye Lift
  • Face Lift
  • Abdominoplasty


  • Hammertoe Correction
  • Bunionectomy
  • Treatment for Plantar Fasciitis


  • Cystoscopy
  • Laser Prostate/Bladder Surgery
  • Stent Placement
  • Kidney Stone Removal