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Surgical Services

Barstow Community Hospital offers general and specialized surgical procedures. Many of these procedures are available on a same-day, outpatient basis.

Inpatient and outpatient services are offered five days a week, with emergency services available as necessary. A skilled surgical team of physicians, nurses and anesthesiologists who use specialized equipment will work diligently to to make you as comfortable as possible and to ensure that your surgery goes as smoothly as it can.

Surgical services include:

Gallbladder

Gallbladder

Does everything you eat cause pain? If you suffer from pain in the upper right or upper middle part of your stomach after eating it could be your gallbladder causing the issue. The gallbladder is located under the liver, which stores and collects bile produced in the...

GERD

GERD

Tired of that burning sensation in your chest -- particularly at night? Could your painful swallowing, nausea, heartburn be caused by Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)? If you experience a burning sensation in your chest, sometimes spreading to your throat, along...

Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids

You don’t have to sit still for hemorrhoids Hemorrhoids are a common issue. In fact, by age 50 about 50% of all people will experience hemorrhoids. Hemorrhoids occur when the veins or blood vessels in and around your anus and lower rectum become swollen and irritated....

Hernia

Hernia

Hernias can be more than a pain in the side. People of all ages can develop hernias. A hernia is when an internal organ or tissue bulges through an abnormal opening in the body, such as a hole or weakness in the abdominal wall. Hernias can occur at various parts of...

Outpatient Surgery Services

Outpatient Surgery Services

Some of the surgeries that we perform at Barstow Community Hospital are outpatient services, meaning they don’t require a hospital stay. Patients come in, have surgery, recover for a few hours and then return home by the end of the day. Advanced technology continues...

What to Expect

What to Expect

You are the most important member of our healthcare team, so keeping you informed and safe is our greatest priority. That’s why we would like to share some instructions with you. If you’re anticipating a surgery with us, we want to make sure you have the best...