Surgery

A Cut Above

The North Memorial Health surgical team is the embodiment of cutting edge. From complex microvascular surgeries to cosmetic same-day procedures, we bring together world-class physicians and specialists with the expertise, technology and techniques to meet your needs and get you on the road to recovery. You’re in good hands.

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The North Memorial Health Advantage

  • Our skilled surgical team performs more than 15,000 inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures a year.
  • Our outcome quality measures are among best in class for customer satisfaction.
  • With a highly-experienced and skilled staff of anesthesiologists, we work to manage the pain and comfort of all surgery customers.

 

Prepping for surgery

Surgery Care Types

Robotic Surgery

North Memorial Health is a regional leader in robotic surgery. Both of our hospitals are equipped with the technology, surgical staff and expertise to perform minimally invasive procedures which can maximize your surgery results.

North Memorial Health Hospital is the only Twin Cities hospital outside of an academic setting to have the da Vinci Xi, the most advanced robotic surgical system available. This technology allows for a minimally invasive approach across many surgery types, including bariatric, oncologic and cardiothoracic surgeries.

Robotic Surgery Services:

  • Bariatric & Metabolic.
  • Cardiothoracic.
  • Cardiovascular.
  • Esophageal.
  • General.
  • Ob/Gyn.
  • Oral/Maxillofacial.
  • Urologic.

Bariatric Surgery

Our Bariatric & Metabolic Weight Loss Surgery team has been successful at helping customers lose an average of 72 pounds. Among customers with diabetes, nearly 90 percent are in total remission.

North Memorial Health offers an integrated metabolic and bariatric surgery program to provide comprehensive care, management and planning for surgical weight loss for qualified customers.

To learn more about our weight loss surgery program and to sign up for one of our free bariatric and metabolic informational classes call 763-581-5355. For class dates and times click here.

Learn more about our no cost bariatric and metabolic surgery support group: 

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Cardiovascular Surgery

Led by top-rated cardiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons, our Robbinsdale location is one of the best hospitals in the nation for cardiovascular care, with surgeons skilled in performing complex operations such as coronary bypass grafting, valve surgery and aneurysm repair.

For more information on North Memorial Health Cardiovascular Surgery, call 763-581-5400.

Surgeons preparing

Emergency Acute Care Surgery

North Memorial Health Hospital’s Acute Care Surgery team consistently delivers the best 24/7 emergency and urgent operative care spanning trauma, surgical critical care, and emergency general surgery.

For more information on North Memorial Health Emergency Acute Care Surgery, call 763-581-9700.

Ob/GYN Surgery

North Memorial Health provides a range of Ob/GYN surgical services from scheduled or unplanned cesarean deliveries to hysterectomies to colposcopies. We also offer a range of robotic GYN procedures.

For more information on Ob/GYN surgery at North Memorial Health Hospital, call 763-581-5090.

For more information on Ob/GYN surgery at Maple Grove Hospital, call 763-581-1345. Or to schedule a tour, call 763-581-1002.

Surgeon's hands ready

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

We bring innovation and expertise to complex head and neck surgery, with a strong focus on treatment of oral cancer, salivary gland disease and reconstructive facial surgery.

For more information on North Memorial Health’s Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Program, call 763-581-5360.

Joint replacement customer goes through rehab

Orthopedic Joint Replacement

Our Joint Replacement Centers at North Memorial Health Hospital and Maple Grove Hospital have been at the forefront of joint replacement surgeries for decades. We have performed thousands of anterior hip surgeries, MRI/CT assisted total knee replacement surgeries, reverse total shoulder surgeries, spine surgeries and sports medicine surgery. From education and diagnosis to treatment and rehabilitation, our teams are dedicated to helping customers achieve their best outcomes.

For more information on Joint Replacement, or to register for a total joint replacement preoperative class, call:

  • North Memorial Health Hospital: 763-581-8780.
  • Maple Grove Hospital: 763-581-1016.

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

From cosmetic procedures to complex reconstructive surgeries, North Memorial Health works with some of the most accomplished plastic surgeons in the region, bringing unparalleled expertise to plastic and reconstructive surgical care.

For more information on Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at North Memorial Health Hospital, call 763-581-3996. For more information on Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Maple Grove Hospital, call 763-581-1345. Or to schedule a tour, call 7631-581-1002.

Meet Your Healthcare Co-Pilots

Our highly trained experts empower you with the knowledge and the support you need to get the healthcare you want.

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Mark E. Zelent, DPM, FACFAS

Podiatry
I take the time to teach each individual about whatever condition that he or she is facing.
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Andrea Janney, PA-C

Surgery
My goal is to communicate with customers clearly and empower them to take control of their own health.
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Colleen Mooney, PA-C

Emergency & Trauma
I encourage my customers to be their own advocates and ask questions.
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Luke Hawes, MD

Trauma, Critical Care, Emergency General Surgery
I'm here to partner with customers and their families to help them get better and get back to living the life they enjoy.
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Jennifer L. Harrington, MD

Plastic Surgery
I provide compassionate care with excellent results.
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Benjamin Gulli, MD

Orthopedic Surgery
I provide compassionate care that helps customers live life fully.
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Ashley Fjeldheim, CNP

Emergency & Trauma
I consider the entire person as a whole when determining the best approach to my customers' care.
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Neil A. Shah, MD, FAAD

Dermatology, Dermatologic Surgery
My goal is to deliver high-value care to every customer.
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Isaac Felemovicius, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Surgery
I have performed over 20,000 colonoscopies with excellent results and the highest customer satisfaction.
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Alissa Ventura, PA-C

Surgery
I provide compassionate and effective care, with attention to details.
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Joseph Van Camp, MD

Cardiac Surgery
I approach customers as individuals and try to listen to their concerns and how a disease affects their lives.
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H. Tracy Davido, MD

Emergency & Trauma
I am dedicated to excellence in surgical care.
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Greg Beilman, MD

Emergency & Trauma
I am interested in improving process and outcomes for critically-ill individuals.
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Mark L. Solfelt, MD

Thoracic Surgery
It is my privilege to care for people during some of the most challenging times of their lives.
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Alan Beal, MD

Emergency & Trauma
I place great emphasis on communicating with my customers.
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David J. Gerlach, MD

Orthopedic Surgery
I work to deliver exceptional service and compassionate care to all my customers.
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