Your surgery is in
know that your surgery is a major life experience that, fortunately,
doesn’t happen every day. At Novant Health Franklin Medical Center, it does happen every day and you’ll benefit from our experience and expertise. We’ll support you from pre-registration through recovery and rehabilitation. Our hope is that soon your surgical experience will be just a pleasant memory.
For more information about surgical services at Franklin Medical Center, please call
surgery will be performed in a modern operating suite that’s
equipped with advanced surgical technology such as tools for
laparoscopic and other minimally invasive procedures.
experience as a patient is very important to us and we want you to
feel relaxed and comfortable about your treatment. To help make that
happen, please pre-register prior to your hospital stay. When you
pre-register, we will provide you with helpful information with preoperative education and preparation, where to go when you arrive,
and what to expect. You can pre-register online or by calling us at 919-497-8424.
are some frequently asked questions
about having surgery at Franklin Medical Center.
If you have additional questions, please call 919-496-5131.
you leave the hospital after your procedure, you
will receive specific discharge instructions. We will discuss these
instructions with you and your caregivers and give you a written copy
to take home, along with contact numbers to call if you have questions later.
Many surgical procedures, especially minimally invasive
surgeries, are available in our newly expanded outpatient surgery center. Franklin Medical Center surgeons have expertise in both
general and specialized procedures such as:
Bariatric weight-loss surgery – For more information, call
General surgery – hernia repair, gallbladder
removal, and other procedures involving the digestive system,
internal organs and glands
Ear, nose and throat surgery – including minimally
invasive balloon sinuplasty to gently reopen sinus passages
Eye surgery – sight-restoring
procedures including cataract removal and glaucoma surgery
biopsy – including minimally invasive stereotactic breast biopsy
Orthopedic surgery – including arthroscopy of the knees
and shoulders, and foot and hand surgeries
– to break up stones in the kidney, bladder or ureter
surgery – to correct problems such as bunions, fractures and
and colonoscopy – examinations of the digestive tract and colon
more information about surgical services at Franklin
Medical Center, please call 919-496-5131.
Use our online directory to find a Novant Health specialty physician or surgeon.
more information about your condition and the treatment your
physician has recommended, visit our online health library.