General and Specialty Surgery

Advances in surgery have resulted in a wide range of new, minimally invasive procedures as well as highly specialized care for both general and specialty surgery.

More and more surgical advances are available in local, community settings to provide the best in quality outcomes and convenience for patients. Bringing a new level of surgical services to the community, MelroseWakefield Hospital’s surgery program is quickly becoming one of the most advanced community programs in the region.

Our surgeons are trained in the latest in robotic-assisted surgery techniques for a range of procedures including urology, gynecology, hernia repair, vascular and weight-loss surgery. Additionally, we perform minimally invasive and comprehensive surgical services for all your needs, including:

  • acid reflux
  • bariatric/gastric bypass
  • breast
  • cardiac
  • colorectal
  • ear, nose, and throat
  • abdominal/hernia repair
  • gallbladder
  • gynecological
  • hiatal hernia repair
  • joint replacement
  • lumpectomy and mastectomy
  • neurosurgery
  • oncoplastics
  • orthopedic
  • podiatric
  • reconstructive cosmetic and plastic
  • thoracic
  • top gender affirmation
  • urologic
  • vascular

In collaboration with Tufts Medical Center, we also provide local access to advanced services for brain and spine surgery, thoracic surgery and gynecology-oncology procedures. We are also teaching tomorrow’s surgeons by being a community teaching hospital for Tufts University School of Medicine surgical residents.

Learn more about our surgery services and find a talented surgeon in Medford, Melrose, Wakefield, Stoneham or other communities in north suburban Boston today.

Services at the Shields Surgery Center Medford

The Shields Surgery Center Medford, located at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, is a joint venture between MelroseWakefield Healthcare, Shields Health Care Group, and some of the region’s top surgeons. This ambulatory surgery center is a state-of-the-art facility providing high-quality day surgery at a lower cost.

The Shields Surgery Center Medford cares for patients of all ages and offers orthopedic, ear, nose and throat, and general surgery, as well as gastroenterology procedures such as endoscopies and colonoscopies.