UI Hospitals and Clinics and UI Children's Hospital offer a comprehensive range of surgical services. Our surgeons are dedicated to delivering the highest quality care, which leads to successful outcomes for you and your family.
We use the newest surgical techniques and the latest medical discoveries to provide the best possible care. In addition to traditional surgeries we offer minimally invasive and robotic surgeries that reduce pain, minimize incisions and shorten hospital stays.
Pain management, nutrition and social and psychological services are part of our holistic approach to patient care. Our multidisciplinary care teams include surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, nutritionists, pharmacists, technologists and support staff. All surgical team members within UI Children's Hospital specialize and are fully dedicated to the care of infants and children.
Our surgical services cover a wide range, including:
UI Hospitals and Clinics and UI Children's Hospital are the only health centers in Iowa offering kidney, pancreas, liver, heart, and lung transplants for both adults and children. We are home to a dynamic, quality-driven organ transplant center that boasts a record of outstanding outcomes.
Our clinical services include
Plastic and reconstructive surgery can include your entire body—from your scalp to the soles of your feet. Among our services are:
UI Hospitals and Clinics is a leader in using robotic tools for minimally invasive surgery, performing procedures with smaller incisions and reduced recovery times. The benefits of minimally invasive robotic surgery include:
For surgeons, the advantages of the robotic system—which includes high-definition, three-dimensional images—are increased dexterity, precision and control.
Our services include:
UI Hospitals and Clinics is an American College of Surgeons verified Level I Trauma Center. As a Level I Trauma Center with pediatric commitment, UI Hospitals and Clinics serves as a major referral center for critically injured adult and pediatric patients, admitting more than 1,400 patients for traumatic injuries each year.
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We provide the most complete bone and joint health services in Iowa. Physicians from across the Midwest refer patients to the University of Iowa because of our comprehensive array of services, our multidisciplinary approach and our state-of-the-art facilities.
As Iowa’s only comprehensive academic medical center, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics has a long-standing reputation for patient care quality, creativity, and excellence.
In fact, many of the innovative surgical techniques used far and wide were developed by our experienced team of world-class physicians and researchers. Our highly sophisticated facilities are specially designed to accommodate the very latest techniques and technologies.
Whether your primary care provider recommends the surgeon for your upcoming surgery or you select the surgeon yourself, familiarize yourself with his or her qualifications.
Check the hospital’s accreditations, including The Joint Commission (an independent, not-for-profit organization that accredits health care organizations in the U.S.) and Magnet designation (awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for nursing excellence).
UI Health Care, in a partnership with ADAM Multimedia Encyclopedia, offers you these select topics on surgery: