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Streamlining Your Surgical Care

Caring For You and Your Family

When you need surgery, it can be a stressful and emotional time for you and your loved ones. At AdventHealth Heart of Florida, formerly Heart of Florida Regional Center, we provide comprehensive surgical care, advanced technology and knowledgeable and experienced surgeons.

We’re here to help you find the right physician or a location that’s convenient for you.

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Minimally Invasive Options

The surgeons at AdventHealth Heart of Florida perform minimally invasive procedures whenever possible. By using miniature cameras with microscopes, tiny fiber-optic flashlights and high-definition monitors, surgeons can perform surgery through small incisions that take only a few stitches to close. Minimally invasive procedures may result in less blood loss, less pain and a quicker recovery. We offer:

  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Endovascular techniques (catheter-guided procedures)
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Laser surgery
  • Robotic surgery
  • Orthopedic robotics, including joint-replacement surgery

Leading in Medical Care with Robotics

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  • By remaining ahead of the curve with research and technology, we strive to always provide our patients and their families with the latest advancements and innovative treatment options to care for a variety of conditions. Our team of multidisciplinary experts work together to ensure patients receive an individualized care plan that includes minimally invasive and robotic surgical treatments, when applicable.

Dr Vipul Patel operating the Da Vinci Robot

da Vinci® Robot

  • Providing benefits to both patient and surgeon, the da Vinci® Robot combines remotely operated robotic arms equipped with minute surgical instruments and 3D real-time imaging to allow for an increased level of precision, versatility, and control in intricate surgical procedures
  • Patient benefits include reduced pain, diminished scarring and complications, less blood loss, lower infection risk and faster recovery
  • This innovative robotics tool provides surgeons a minimally invasive application in which to perform complex surgeries
Global Robotics DaVinci

MAKOplasty

  • MAKOplasty is a cutting-edge procedure that offers extraordinary precision for surgeons performing knee resurfacing, designed to relieve the pain caused by joint degeneration due to osteoarthritis
  • This robotic-assisted technology helps physicians create a three-dimensional pre-surgical plan for knee resurfacing and, during surgery, provides the team with real-time visual, tactile and auditory information
  • Offers exceptional accuracy and precision, which translates into better surgical outcomes, less implant wear, a smaller incision and less scarring, a shorter hospital stay and quicker recovery, and quicker relief from pain and return to daily activities
Surgical Care That Promotes Wellness

Improving Your Health Across Specialties of Care

When other treatment options have been ineffective or aren’t appropriate for your situation, our specialists sometimes need to use a surgical procedure to correct or manage your health condition. 

We provide a full range of surgical services in almost every medical specialty – everything from general surgery, joint replacement and hernia surgery to minimally invasive and robotic-assisted surgical options. 

And many surgeries performed at our facility can be done on an outpatient basis, meaning you’ll return home the same day as your procedure. When you require an additional hospital stay, we offer dedicated care teams to help you recover as quickly as possible

Our skilled teams work closely with you, your family and your primary care doctor to help you understand your surgical care plan, answer your questions and address any concerns you may have. Here, our focus is on patient safety, care and comfort.

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Plastic Surgery

Compassionate Care to Help You Feel Your Best

Outer beauty starts with inner confidence. When you feel your best, your radiance shines through in every situation. Our plastic surgery team is here to help you feel comfortable in your skin. We offer a wide-range of plastic surgery services, from post-mastectomy surgery to face lifts and everything in between.

Meet Our Surgical Care Team

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