Wide-Ranging Surgical Expertise
South Texas Health System McAllen's Surgery Department has expertise in finding innovative ways to use minimally invasive surgical techniques to make surgery and recovery easier on patients. Our highly trained surgeons are recognized nationally and internationally for their surgical expertise and offer the most comprehensive care for the treatment of digestive disease in the McAllen area.
For more information about the Surgery Department, please call 956-632-4260.
Our surgical expertise includes the management of the most common ailments, including the treatment of simple and complex hernias; the treatment of gastrointestinal problems such as peptic ulcer disease, colon cancer, anorectal disorders, hemorrhoids, and inflammatory bowel disease; diseases of the gallbladder, pancreas and liver; endocrine problems; benign and malignant disease of the breast; swallowing disorders; and the surgical treatment of morbid obesity.
Individuals within the division of general surgery have established national as well as international reputations for pioneering advances in the treatment of complex colorectal problems, fecal incontinence, advanced laparoscopic surgery, nutrition and the management of liver tumors.
South Texas Health System McAllen offers a convenient alternative for one-day surgery and other procedures that do not require an overnight hospital stay. Your physician has access to the hospital's latest technology in diagnostic and treatment tools. And you'll have the comfort of recovering at home.
Because the unexpected can happen, you can rest easy knowing that, if a problem should develop, all the resources of a full-care hospital are immediately available. For more information please call 800-879-1033.
Colon and Rectal Surgery
The Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the lower intestinal tract.
Ears, Nose and Throat
Otolaryngologists, or ear, nose and throat doctors, are experts in performing surgery on a complex set of head and neck conditions.
Our Gastroenterology Department offers diagnosis and treatment of all gastroenterological organs, which include the esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, gall bladder, liver and pancreas.
Neurosurgery at South Texas Health System McAllen deals with the surgical treatment of problems affecting the brain, spine, peripheral nerves and arteries of the neck. ‘Neuro’ refers to the nervous system, which is formed by the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerves.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
The surgeons at South Texas Health System McAllen perform a wide variety of cosmetic and reconstructive surgeries.
South Texas Health System McAllen offers surgical therapy for the diagnosis and treatment of various thoracic ailments.
The Department of Urology provides comprehensive treatment for adult men and women with disorders of the urinary and reproductive systems, with special emphasis on the treatment of prostate cancer, bladder cancer, benign prostatic hyperplasia and incontinence.
Vascular surgery is dedicated to the care of patients with circulatory system disorders.