Surgical Services

Baptist Medical Center South
The Surgery Department consists of 20 operating rooms (OR), including two cystoscopy rooms and two open heart rooms, a same day surgery center, anesthesia department, outpatient department, central sterile, post anesthesia care unit and endoscopy department. Combined, these entities perform 20,000 cases each year. The main OR is staffed 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. The Surgery Department performs most minor procedures to major procedures, in virtually every surgical specialty. In addition to providing excellent surgical care to patients, our staff is known throughout the community for their compassionate and caring attitudes.


The surgery department also has an excellent staff of surgeons, constantly working to improve quality of care in the surgery department. Our vascular suite is state of the art, performing the most advanced vascular procedures. The Center for Advanced Surgery is known for its cutting edge surgical procedures, allowing patients to return home quickly.

Baptist Medical Center East
Baptist Medical Center East has six operating rooms and performs approximately 4,800 surgical cases a year. Both inpatient and outpatient surgeries are performed. Types of surgeries include: general surgery, cystoscopy, otolaryngology (ENT), plastic surgery, orthopedics, gastroenterology, gynecology, vascular, oral and podiatry. Our excellent staff of registered nurses and technical personnel, along with the excellent staff of surgeons, work hand-in-hand with departments such as radiology, emergency, laboratory and pharmacy.

Baptist East opened it's Center for Robotic Surgery in October 2011. Since that time we have seen exponential growth in this service line with excellent patient satisfaction.

Prattville Baptist Hospital
Prattville Baptist Hospital's surgery department encompasses not only surgical procedures but also endoscopy and pain management procedures. Both inpatient and outpatient surgeries are performed. The surgery department consists of three operating rooms, one endoscopy room and a four-bay post anesthesia care unit with a negative pressure isolation room as a fifth patient care room/bay.

Prattville Baptist has one full-time anesthesiologist, Dr. Daniel Gollman, and two certified registered nurse anesthetists. Surgeries performed include: general surgery, gynecology, gastroenterology, podiatry, orthopedics, opthalmology and pain management. Many forms of advanced laparoscopic surgery procedures for gallbladder removal, hernia repair, hiatal hernia repair, gastric bypass, spleenectomy, appendectomy as well as laparoscopic GYN surgery are performed.