Saint Francis Hospital offers specialized surgical services within a state-of-the-art
facility with extraordinary new technology and the very latest advances
in surgical techniques. Saint Francis is recognized as a Center of Excellence
for Bariatric Surgery and is the only hospital in Wilmington to offer
precision surgery via the da Vinci Surgical System for minimally invasive
gynecological, prostate and general surgeries.
Unless otherwise noted, all facilities are located within the main Saint
Francis Hospital building at 701 North Clayton Street, Wilmington, DE 19805.
Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence
Advanced laparoscopic surgical techniques for gastric bypass and lap band
in a state-of-the-art setting have earned Saint Francis the designation
of a Center for Excellence. Learn more about how this long-term solution
can help you take control of your weight and transform your life.
From our state-of-the-art technology to our renowned specialists to the
latest life-saving procedures, every aspect of our new cardiovascular
services is designed to maximize the safety and success of our patients,
provide greater comfort and speed recovery. If you or someone you care
about may need our services one day, learn more.
da Vinci® Surgical System
The da Vinci® Surgical System enables surgeons to perform even the
most complex and delicate procedures through very small incisions with
unmatched precision. A highly trained team of Saint Francis surgeons can
perform minimally invasive surgeries for hysterectomy, myomectomy, prostatectomy
and hernia repair.
Orthopedics / Joint Replacement Program
The Saint Francis Joint Replacement Program provides patients who undergo
hip or knee replacement with the very best in care before, during and
after surgery. We partner with our physicians to start our patients on
a successful road to recovery.
Colorectal Surgery offers a minimally invasive approach with a strong
emphasis on screening and surveillance for colorectal cancer as a way
to save lives.
Saint Francis anesthesiologists are board-certified and experts in selecting
the best anesthesia for your procedure to ensure your comfort and a quick
ASP / GI Lab
Procedures of the gastrointestinal tract, including: upper and lower GI
series, esophageal procedures and colonoscopy.
Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)
Caring Saint Francis nurses who have been specially trained to monitor
patients recovering from anesthesia continually staff the unit. Family
members may call for an update of their patients’ recovery and learn
when they may visit them.