Holy Cross Hospital is at the forefront of progress in minimally invasive surgery. The hospital’s GATE Institute, a specialized training center for physicians who perform minimally invasive procedures, has trained thousands of physicians and other medical professionals from hospitals all over the world. For highly complex surgeries, the hospital offers one of the few dedicated surgical intensive care units in the area.
- Neurosurgery – The neurosurgery program offers exceptional interdisciplinary care and advanced treatment to patients who require general neurosurgery, neuro-oncology care and minimally invasive treatments, including specialized procedures such as Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS).
- Gynecologic Surgery – Holy Cross Hospital is a regional leader in women’s surgery. Specialists at the hospital perform more inpatient gynecologic and gynecologic oncology surgeries than any other hospital in Maryland.. In 2008, Holy Cross Hospital became the first in Montgomery County to offer robotic surgery using the da Vinci surgical robot, advancing the hospital’s commitment to minimally invasive surgical approaches. The hospital features a dedicated women’s surgical unit with private rooms.
- Joint and Spine Surgery – Each year, the hospital’s orthopedic and neurosurgical specialists perform more than a thousand procedures, including joint replacement surgeries and complex procedures for the spine. The hospital’s spine specialists train physicians in the latest minimally invasive procedures and participate in research to advance treatments.
- Weight-Loss Surgery – The American College of Surgeons Bariatric Surgery Center Network accredited Holy Cross Hospital, recognizing the weight-loss surgery program as a center of excellence. The program provides support and education before, during and after surgery, including support groups and exercise programs.