Ebola Information

We are prepared to screen and isolate for Ebola patients should they come to us. Learn more.

Surgical Oncology

Our expert surgeons at the Praxair Cancer Center, many of whom are fellowship-trained, offer some of the most innovative procedures for cancer, including:

  • Colon and Rectal Surgery: Minimally invasive techniques including laparoscopic colon resection and pre-operative staging with endoscopic ultrasound
  • Breast Surgery: Minimally invasive biopsy diagnostic procedures, breast conservation with lumpectomy, mastectomy (including skin-sparing procedure), reconstructive procedures, and sentinel node biopsy
  • Liver, Pancreas and Biliary Surgery: Malignancies of the liver, pancreas, and bile ducts, including pump treatment of liver tumors and minimally invasive procedures
  • Thoracic Surgery: Treatment of lung and esophageal cancers including major airway tumor surgery with lasers and stents, photodynamic, and video-assisted thorascopic surgery (VATS)
  • Urological Surgery: For bladder, prostate, kidney, testicular, and kidney malignancies, including bladder tumor removal, continent urinary diversions, robotic radical prostatectomy, prostate seed implant (brachytherapy), and partial/laparoscopic/hand-assisted removal of the kidney
  • Head and Neck/ENT Surgery: Treatment for all cancers of the ear, nose, and throat
  • Gynecologic Surgery: Treats cancer of the vulva, vagina, cervix, uterus, fallopian tubes and ovary. Many gynecological surgeries are performed using minimally invasive procedures, including robotic-assisted technology.     
  • Neurosurgery: Includes image-guided surgery, intracranial tumor specialists
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: Offers a full range of reconstructive procedures, including breast reconstruction for breast cancer patients

Danbury Hospital has established The Carmen Lucia and Peter Buck Center for Robotic Surgery, which features state-of-the-art robotic technology. This allows many surgeries to be performed using minimally invasive procedures, allowing for less pain, fewer complications, and faster recovery times.

For More Information

If you need a doctor referral, please call 1-800-511-8639 or search our Find a Doctor online tool. You can also visit our patient and visitor information guide for more detailed information about Danbury Hospital.