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Surgical Services

Miami Valley Surgery Center's advances have made it a leader and an education center for surgeons and other hospitals in the Dayton area. There is no other hospital in the region capable of handling every surgical requirement.

About half of Miami Valley Hospital's surgeries are outpatient. Our focus on minimally-invasive technologies and advanced anesthesia allows many patients to go home the same day or the next morning after surgery. Examples of these outpatient surgeries are gallbladder, hernia, tonsillectomy, cataract, septoplasty, bladder, tubal ligation, and many more.

24/7 Trauma Room

A Trauma Case is a patient with multiple, life-threatening injuries.  Miami Valley Hospital is a Level I Trauma Center capable of handling the most serious life-threatening injuries. The MVH Surgery Center has a dedicated operating room that is always ready with life-support equipment and surgical instrumentation to handle the most serious injuries.

The Trauma program works closely with Miami Valley Hospital 's Emergency Department. Trauma patients are brought to Miami Valley Hospital by EMS units, CareFlight, and also as transfers from the MVH South Emergency Room and other hospitals. Miami Valley Hospital’s Level I Trauma Center provides care for patients in 17 counties in West-Central Ohio and Eastern Indiana 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

 Learn more about Emergency and Trauma.

Heart Surgery

MVH Surgery Center has made great strides with less-invasive heart procedures that lead to quicker recovery.  Miami Valley Hospital is rated best in the Dayton area, and in the top 50 nationally for overall cardiac care by Healthgrades, 2013.

Learn more about Heart Surgery.

Gynecology Surgery

Miami Valley Hospital offers minimally-invasive and robotic surgery gynecologic procedures as options for patients. As Dayton’s leader in gynecologic robotic surgery, MVH surgeons have performed more of these surgeries than any other hospital in Ohio.

Learn more about Gynecology.

Urology Surgery

Urology is the surgical specialty that focuses on the genitourinary tract of men and women, and on the reproductive system of men. Urologists take care of a wide variety of problems from urinary infections to cancer.

Learn more about Urology Surgery.

Weight Loss Surgery

Miami Valley Hospital has been certified as a Bariatric Center of Excellence by the Joint Commission. A specialized surgical unit with a dedicated bariatric team has 14 beds specifically for the needs of weight-loss surgery patients. Miami Valley Hospital performs all currently-approved procedures both open and laparoscopically, and offers the most choices for bariatric surgery in the region.  

 The unit was built from the ground up, addressing the needs of the bariatric patient: beds and furniture that support more weight, wider doorways, larger bathrooms, private rooms, and warm decor. Each bed is equipped with an over-bed patient helper to make it easier to move themselves. Each room also has a ceiling fan.

Learn more about Weight Loss Surgery.

Hernia Surgery

When it’s time to repair a hernia, Miami Valley Hospital surgeons offer you personalized surgical options that can get you back to your life with as little down time as possible. Our surgeons treat all types of hernias, from the simple to the complex. Depending on your needs, our surgeons perform open, laparoscopic or robotic surgeries using advanced approaches.  Among our surgeons are several with advanced training to perform complex surgical repair, including abdominal wall reconstruction, for patients with recurrent hernias, infections and other, more complicated issues.

Advanced Surgical Tools


Miami Valley Hospital is the first hospital in Ohio to provide area patients with access to the very latest cancer treatment technology through the NanoKnife IRE (Irreversible Electroporation) System. This new tool allows interventional radiologists and surgeons to remove lesions previously deemed inaccessible or inoperable because of being close to vital organs or blood vessels.

Learn more about NanoKnife.

Robotic Surgery

The da Vinci® robotic surgical system, from Intuitive Surgical, is being used at MVH Surgery Center for laparoscopic women's surgery, urology surgery, and oncology surgery.

Learn more about Robotic Surgery.

Advanced Imaging Systems

Advanced imaging systems, allowing a better picture of a patient's condition, has been an important aid to the surgeon. Many diagnoses that once required exploratory surgery can now be seen with imaging. This new view of the patient can give physicians three-dimensional images that allow them to perform the most minimally-invasive procedure possible.

OSI Modular Table System

Advances such as the OSI modular table system is used in orthopedic procedures in which flexibility of the operating table is required.

Ilizarov Fixator

Another innovation, the Taylor Spatial Frame, also known as the Ilizarov Fixator, is used for complex orthopedic procedures. The Ilizarov is an orthopedic reconstruction method that was developed in Russia, and is used for complicated broken bones and deformities. The experienced primary surgeon in the area who performs the procedure at Miami Valley Hospital has traveled to Russia for training in the latest techniques. The vast majority of Ilizarov procedures in the Dayton area are done at MVH Surgery Center.

Tissue Implantation

Working closely with the Community Tissue Bank, Miami Valley Hospital is able to offer the most options for tissue implantation in the region. From bone, skin, cornea, and heart valves, tissue is tracked by an innovative graft-tracking system to ensure safety and availability of tissue implants for such procedures as cardiac valve replacement, burn treatments, back surgeries, and multiple orthopedic procedures.

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Premier Health Library

The Premier Health Library offers a wealth of information about surgery. Learn about conditions, treatments, how to prepare for surgery, and much more.

Content Updated: May 3, 2018

These Miami Valley Hospital locations offer Surgery Services.
Outpatient Surgery at Miami Valley Hospital North
9000 N. Main St. Englewood, OH  45415
Surgery at Miami Valley Hospital
One Wyoming St. Dayton, OH  45409
Surgery at Miami Valley Hospital South
2400 Miami Valley Dr. Suite 2000 Centerville, OH  45459
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