General Surgery


Weight-Loss Surgery’s Vital Link to Diet, Nutrition

Obesity remains at epidemic levels among U.S. adults and it’s a growing concern with children as well. Since the early 1990s, weight-loss surgery — or...

May 29, 2018 / 2 min read


Jim Kelly’s Battle Spotlights Oral Cancer

Jim Kelly, the NFL Hall of Fame quarterback and former University of Miami football standout, announced Thursday that he will once again undergo treatment for...

March 6, 2018 / 3 min read


Robotic Hernia Repair on the Rise

While documented incidence of abdominal hernias varies greatly, researchers and surgeons generally agree that hernia repair is the most common procedure surgeons perform. Now, research...

June 26, 2017 / 3 min read


Beating Thyroid Cancer: ‘I’m in Good Hands’...

When Leyanys Santos, 41, was told that an abnormal growth in her thyroid was cancerous, she had a tough time registering what she had just...

May 31, 2017 / 3 min read


Day of Smiles 2016 at Baptist Children’s...

This is the 15th year that Baptist Children’s Hospital has donated its facilities and charitable funds to perform corrective cosmetic surgeries for South Florida children...

June 13, 2016 / 1 min read


Hip Replacement in the Morning, Home Before...

Mr. Alex Ojea’s operation marked the first outpatient hip replacement at a Baptist Health hospital.

April 12, 2016 / 3 min read


(VIDEO) Surgeons Present Latest Robotic Surgery Techniques...

A patient under anesthesia lies on a table in an operating room, as a surgeon leads a team of nurses and technicians to guide a...

April 6, 2016 / 4 min read


Watch Now: Neissa’s Life-Saving Surgery

(VIDEO: A team of specialists discusses the complexities of removing a massive tumor from 8-year-old Neissa Azor’s face.) When Neissa Azor crossed paths with Elaine...

October 15, 2015 / 2 min read


Watch Now: Day of Smiles at Baptist...

(VIDEO: A life-changing Saturday morning at Baptist Children’s Hospital as 20 local children receive corrective cosmetic surgeries during Day of Smiles.) For the 14th year,...

June 13, 2015 / 1 min read