Our New Surgical Suites

The St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital was built just nine years after WWII. It might seem cliche to say, but times certainly have changed and healthcare is no exception. Our current Surgical Suites only keep pace with the medical advances in surgical care and technology of the past 60 years.

Today’s procedures are more minimally invasive, require limited in-patient care, and provide better recovery options than ever before. The Great Expansion includes a new Surgical Suites and will finally bring our facility up to the standards of the healthcare professionals who perform within our Hospital’s walls.

Fast Facts

  • More than 7,300 day surgeries and 1,790 in-patient surgeries were performed at STEGH in 2015/2016 (FY)
  • Our Department of Surgery provides a broad scope of patient care in multiple disciplines including a leading and highly specialized Oral and Maxillofacial Surgical Program
  • We provide care throughout the entire patient visit from registration to discharge to patients of all ages requiring surgery, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year

Benefits

  • Larger state-of-the-art Operating Rooms
  • Separate procedure rooms for minor surgical procedures
  • Expanded Post-Anesthetic Care Unit and Day Surgery Unit
  • Improved flow between the ER, Surgical Suites and Medical Device Reprocessing Department
  • Large recovery bays to maximize patient privacy, increase comfort, and reduce anxiety
  • Dedicated elevators directly linked to the Medical Device Reprocessing Department for increased safety and infection control

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