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Surgical Services in San Angelo

Surgical Care You Can Count On

Planning to undergo a surgical procedure always comes with a normal amount of stress, but we’re here to give you some peace of mind. Shannon provides a comprehensive scope of surgical services for patients, which can address a variety of different injuries and health conditions.

Our goal is to provide care to our local community, so patients do not have to travel to access the treatments they need. We offer services at two outpatient Ambulatory Surgical Centers, along with our inpatient and day surgery centers within our hospital facilities.

If you are in need of surgical services in San Angelo, Shannon is here for you. Contact us at 325.747.1511 to schedule an appointment or consult with a physician.

Our San Angelo Surgical Specialists Provide Comprehensive Care

Shannon's provider family includes experienced surgeons, certified in many different surgical specialties, including:

  • General surgery
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Orthoplastic surgery
  • Dermatological surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Microneurosurgery
  • Cardiovascular and thoracic surgery
  • Ear, Nose & Throat surgery
  • Pain Management surgery treatment
  • Eye surgery
  • Retinal surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery

If you have been recommended for any of the above procedures, or if you’d like to learn if you’re a candidate for a procedure, don’t hesitate to reach out to our team. To learn more about our providers, please visit our Provider Directory.

General Surgery

As defined by the American Board of Surgery, general surgeons are qualified to provide operative care for a wide range of conditions, including those that affect the:

  • Alimentary tract
  • Abdomen
  • Endocrine system
  • Breasts
  • Skin / soft tissue

General surgeons may also specialize in or work on cases regarding surgical critical care, surgical oncology, and trauma.

Orthopedic (Bone & Joint) Surgery

Orthopedic surgeons are experts in conditions regarding the musculoskeletal system (bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, and nerves). They perform surgeries such as full joint repairs and microvascular procedures, and are qualified to provide operative care for the shoulder, spine, knee, hip, hand, and more. They are also typically well-versed in sports injuries and procedures to repair sports-related damage to areas of the musculoskeletal system.

Find out more about the Shannon Orthopedic Center.

Orthoplastic Surgery

Orthoplastic surgery pairs the methods and treatments of both orthopedic and plastic surgery. This primarily focuses on limb salvage and reconstruction, although it may be recommended by your surgeon in other instances, as well.

There are a variety of different conditions that could lead to an eventual need for an orthoplastic procedure. For severe injuries, degenerative diseases, or trauma, this surgery may be recommended to repair damage and improve the appearance of the affected area.

Dermatological Surgery

A dermatological surgeon is qualified to perform procedures surrounding the field of dermatology. This may be done to improve function, appearance, or both. As stated by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, your surgeon can diagnose, treat, and operate on conditions that affect the:

  • Skin
  • Hair
  • Nails
  • Veins
  • Mucous membranes
  • Tissues


Neurosurgery focuses on conditions surrounding the nervous system. This may include the brain, spine, or peripheral nerves. Recognized procedures by the American Board of Neurological Surgery that neurosurgeons are qualified to perform include, but are not limited to:

  • Endovascular surgery
  • Functional and restorative surgery
  • Stereotactic radiosurgery
  • Spinal fusion

Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

A cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon (also known as a cardiothoracic surgeon) is an expert in the field of medicine surrounding the organs; specifically, those inside the thoracic cavity. If you are recommended for a cardiothoracic procedure, your surgeon will specialize in conditions that affect the following areas:

  • Heart
  • Lungs
  • Esophagus
  • Thymus
  • Pleural / mediastinal areas

Find out more about thoracic and cardiovascular surgeries.

Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery (Otolaryngology surgery)

Otolaryngology surgery is performed on the head or neck area to treat problems of the ears, nose, or throat. It may also be called ENT (ear, nose, and throat) surgery. Otolaryngologists are doctors trained to treat patients with disorders or diseases of the ear, nose, or throat. In some cases, these disorders may require surgery.

Some of the most common procedures are:

  • Tonsillectomies
  • Myringotomy (ear tubes)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Thyroidectomy

Retinal Surgery

The National Eye Institute stresses the importance of reparative surgery for retinal detachment. This occurs when the retina is pulled away from its normal position within the eye, and is considered a medical emergency. When retinal detachment occurs, it is important to seek operative repair within a few days, in order to avoid prolonged damage to your eyesight.

The three types of retinal surgery recommended following detachment include:

  • Pneumatic retinopexy
  • Scleral buckle
  • Vitrectomy

San Angelo Robotic Surgery

Shannon is proud to offer robotic surgery services for patients in need of operative care. Our da Vinci Xi Surgical System™ is the latest model and promotes minimally invasive procedures. This state-of-the-art technology has been successfully utilized for a wide variety of surgeries, including gallbladder removals, hernia repairs, colectomies, OB/GYN procedures, and more.

Find out more about robotic surgeries and see how they are implemented here at Shannon. For additional information regarding surgical procedures and referrals, our operative care team is here to assist you.

Contact our San Angelo Surgical Services department today at 325.747.6741. At Shannon, we’re here to help you improve your function and live more comfortably!