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Surgical Services

Last Updated Wednesday, March 05, 2014 1:09:22 PM


El Camino Hospital's comprehensive surgical services have received national recognition for performance, quality and teamwork. Our highly trained and professional teams of physicians, surgeons, nurses, anesthesiologists, technologists, therapists, registration and financial administrators, and our auxiliary volunteers all work together to ensure you and your family receive the highest-quality care at both our Mountain View and Los Gatos locations.

The Latest Innovations

El Camino Hospital was the first Northern California hospital to offer the daVinci S HD Surgical System. The system provides surgeons with an alternative to both traditional open surgery and conventional laparoscopy, putting a surgeon's hands at the controls of a state-of-the-art robotic platform. Robotic surgery is available at both of our locations in Mountain View and Los Gatos.

El Camino Hospital also offers the cutting-edge technology of the CyberKnife as part of its new Center for Advanced Radiotherapy and CyberKnife Radiosurgery. The CyberKnife is a radiation therapy device that is able to pinpoint solid tumors anywhere in the body with sub-millimeter accuracy using image-guidance technology.

Pre-Admission Program

Our surgery pre-admission program is designed to assist people who are scheduled for surgery or a medical procedure. The program provides an opportunity for to learn about hospital procedures and ask a registered nurse questions about your hospital stay before you are admitted to the hospital.

The program includes admission information, a review by a financial counselor of your insurance coverage, a review and order of all pre-operative testing by your doctor, as well as a pre-admission packet of information and forms. An assessment of your discharge needs will also be completed.

A hospital representative will call to schedule you for this program. If you would like to attend this program and have not already been contacted, please call 650-940-7180 to schedule an appointment.

El Camino Ambulatory Surgery Center, LLC

El Camino Ambulatory Surgery Center is located in the Willow Pavilion on the campus of El Camino hospital. The well-maintained and equipped facility provides an optimal treatment environment for surgeries not requiring hospital admission. It is Medicare certified and accredited by the Joint Commission.

El Camino Ambulatory Surgery Center’s Eye Center of Excellence

Approximately 21 million American adults have cataracts - a progressive clouding of the lens that can lead to loss of vision. Our highly skilled cataract surgeons have helped thousands of patients with cataracts to regain their vision. New technology offered at the Eye Center of Excellence, the femtosecond laser, brings a new level of precision and accuracy to cataract removal. Patients have less discomfort and a smoother and more rapid visual recovery. Interested individuals may call 844-765-1344 to learn more about the board certified ophthalmologists at El Camino Ambulatory Surgery Center. 

El Camino Ambulatory Surgery Center is managed by E3 Healthcare LLC, a local management company committed to building on the hospital’s long-standing tradition of excellent patient care. Please visit www.elcaminosurgery.com for complete information about the types of services offered, credentialed physicians, surgery preparation, billing and insurance information. All questions should be directed to surgery center staff directly.

El Camino Ambulatory Surgery Center
Willow Pavilion, First Floor
2480 Grant Road
Mountain View, CA 94040

Phone: 650-961-1200
Fax: 650-960-7041

Surgery Center Business Office
Phone: 408-879-1820
Fax: 408-626-1814

www.elcaminosurgery.com

American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program

American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program logo

El Camino Hospital in Mountain View is a participant of the the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP). ACS NSQIP is the first nationally validated, outcomes-based program used to measure and improve the quality of surgical care.

Preparing for Surgery

Image of the El Camino Hospital Surgery Guide Book

Download our PDF guides about having surgery at our Mountain View location or surgery at our Los Gatos location. These guides offer instructions on how to prepare for your surgery, information on anesthesia, day of surgery tips and after surgery care. Visit the Your Hospital Stay section of this web site for important information about staying in the hospital.