Franklin Medical Center


Your surgery is in
experienced hands

We 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


Your 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.

Your 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.

Here are some frequently asked questions
about having surgery at Franklin Medical Center. If you have additional questions, please call 919-496-5131.

Before 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 919-340-2263.
  • 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
  • Breast biopsy – including minimally invasive stereotactic breast biopsy
  • Orthopedic surgery
    – including arthroscopy of the knees and shoulders, and foot and hand surgeries
  • Lithotripsy – to break up stones in the kidney, bladder or ureter
  • Podiatric surgery – to correct problems such as bunions, fractures and hammertoes
  • Endoscopy and colonoscopy – examinations of the digestive tract and colon
  • Pain management

For more information about surgical services at Franklin Medical Center, please call 919-496-5131.

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