Published on April 06, 2015

Specialty surgery: Expert care—from head to toe

Is surgery in your future?

Are you searching for a specialist you can trust?

surgery suiteThen you don’t have to look further than Mercy Philadelphia and Mercy Fitzgerald. And that’s true even if you need the most complex surgery.

“We offer the total range of specialty surgery,” says Prashanth Ramachandra, MD, Chair of Surgery at Mercy Philadelphia and Mercy Fitzgerald. “From top to bottom—brain to foot surgery—you’ll find it here.”

The doctors doing these surgeries are highly skilled—many of them have decades of experience. And they use the latest techniques and technology.

We take real pride in what we do here,” Dr. Ramachandra says.

And the specialists here are as caring as they are competent. Our doctors are truly committed to this community, Dr. Ramachandra says. They could practice somewhere else. But they want to be right here, making a positive difference in people’s lives.

I work side by side with many of the surgeons here,” says Farrukh Khan, MD, FACS, a vascular surgeon at Mercy Philadelphia. I can tell you that they care deeply about their patients.

It's all here

Here’s just a sample of the specialty surgeries offered at both Mercy Fitzgerald and Mercy Philadelphia. Many of them are performed using minimally invasive techniques, which often lead to a quicker recovery time.

  • Breast surgery
  • Ear, nose and throat surgery
  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Gynecologic surgery
  • Heart surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Urologic surgery
  • Vascular surgery
  • Weight loss surgery