The Minimally Invasive Surgery Center at NewYork-Presbyterian/Hudson Valley Hospital specializes in advanced laparoscopic and endoscopic surgery. The center offers the latest in orthopedic surgery, bariatric weight loss surgery and digestive surgery to address diseases of the esophagus, adrenal gland, spleen, colon and gallbladder, as well as, treatment of reflux (GERD); Paraesophageal Hernia Repair and achalasia (a swallowing disorder).
The Center is part of NewYork-Presbyterian/Hudson Valley Hospital’s Center for Surgery with operating rooms that are twice the size of the average OR and equipped with the latest technology including hi-def video capabilities. The OR suites and larger and brighter patient recovery suite, balance aesthetics with technology for an optimal healing environment. The center has its own entrance next to the Center for Rehabilitation Services.
The Hudson Valley Center for Digestive Health in the Medical Office Building adjacent to the hospital offers an outpatient procedure suite where colonoscopies, endoscopies and testing for digestive conditions is offered.
NewYork-Presbyterian/Hudson Valley Hospital also was the first in the area to perform Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery on gallbladder patients. SILS is a procedure that uses only one small incision as opposed to three in traditional laparoscopic surgery, leaving no scaring and speeding healing time.