Surgery: What you can expect

The thought of undergoing surgery is intimidating. It’s a big deal to us, too. No matter your diagnosis, we are here with you before, during and after surgery.  From there, you will be given instructions for every step of the process.

Learn more about the methods of surgery in our online Health Library, and if you have any questions, please contact us.


Robotic Surgery

At Good Samaritan Medical Center, we offer da Vinci® robotic surgery. The robot allows our physicians to perform procedures using only small incisions. Because of its precision, da Vinci often means a shorter recovery time and less pain for you. Find out if your surgery is a candidate for da Vinci.


Find ​Your Doctor

Need help finding a doctor to explain your surgical options to you? Our Find ​A Physician online tool let’s you search for doctors using a number of criteria. Find the doctor that’s right for you!


Find A Physician

If you know you need a specialist, but aren't sure who to call, our online Find a Physician tool gives you access to nearby physicians so you can pick the one that meets your needs.

daVinci Robotic Surgery

The da Vinci Surgical System is a sophisticated robotic platform that enhances a surgeon's capabilities and offers state-of-the-art minimally invasive surgery. Learn all about it.

Gamma Knife

Gamma Knife radiosurgery is a powerful, blade-free surgical option for patients suffering from brain tumors and disorders. Learn about our Gamma Knife Center.

The Surgical Institute

The Surgical Institute delivers high-quality care in a hotel-like environment with exceptional service and amenities. Explore all it has to offer.

Surgical Weight Loss

When diet and exercise don't get you where you want to go, surgical weight loss offers an opportunity to realize your weight loss goals. Learn more about surgical weight loss.


If you want a more in depth look at some of the conditions we treat, you can read about some common conditions here.

Our Stories

The best way to learn about our hospital is from the stories of the patients who have been treated here, and the dedicated team that call Good Samaritan Medical Center their work home.

Health Library

When answers are difficult to find and you’re not quite sure where to turn, you need a place that knows your questions, and offers many of the answers. We call it our Health Library, where with the click of a mouse you gain access to symptom checkers, common conditions, recent health news, and almost everything in between. Did we mention the healthy recipes?