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Surgery

Inpatient Surgery
Touro provides a broad array of inpatient and outpatient surgical services to meet the needs of surgeons and their patients.

Surgery at TouroTouro provides:
  • Specialized care from an experienced team of surgeons, nurses, technicians and other healthcare professionals
  • Comprehensive pain assessment/management
  • Latest technology and surgical procedures to promote faster, less painful healing
  • Nurses, social workers and support staff are available to assist patients throughout the hospital stay
One Day Surgery – Ambulatory Treatment Center (ATC)
The ATC offers the convenience of one location for a wide range of procedures and therapies, including:
  • Blood Transfusions
  • Cardiology Transfusions
  • GI Endoscopy
  • Minor Surgery
  • Injections
  • Infusions
  • Congestive Heart Failure Infusion
  • Eye Laser
  • Radiology Special Procedures
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Thoracentesis
  • Paracentesis
  • Plasma Phoresis


Third Eye Retroscope for Colonoscopies
Touro Infirmary now offers a new technique in colonoscopies, the Third Eye Retroscope. This new technique has been shown to improve the detection of pre-cancerous polyps by up to 23 to 25 percent. Used during colonoscopy, the Third Eye Retroscope is a small, innovative imaging device that provides a backward view of the colon with the forward view of a standard colonoscope. Operating much like a “rearview mirror,” the Third Eye Retroscope helps physicians see adenomas in potential “blind spots,” such as behind the many natural folds and curves within the colon.

Colorectal cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States. Screenings, such as colonoscopies, allow more colorectal cancers to be found earlier, when the disease is easier to cure. Even more cases can be prevented if pre-cancerous polyps can be removed before they become malignant, making colonoscopy an important tool in the fight against colorectal cancers.

>> Click here for more information about the Third Eye Retroscope.



Location:
Touro Ambulatory Treatment Center
1401 Foucher St., 3rd floor.

Contact:
Phone: (504) 897-8484
Hours: 6:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday

Outpatient Surgery – Touro Ambulatory Surgery Center (TASC)
The Touro Ambulatory Surgery Center offers high quality surgical care in a convenient, full-service outpatient surgery center located on the ground floor of the Touro Medical Office Building at 3525 Prytania St. Click here to learn more about Touro Ambulatory Surgery Center
TASC surgical procedures Include:
  • General
  • Oral
  • Orthopedic
  • Pediatric
  • Plastic/Cosmetic
  • Podiatry
  • Otorhinolaryngology (ENT)
  • Urology
  • Gynecology

Location:
Touro Ambulatory Surgery Center
Medical Office Building
3525 Prytania St.
Suite 102 (ground floor in rear of building)

Contact:
Phone: (504) 897-8880
Hours: 6:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday

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