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Niagara Health’s Surgical Program performs approximately 40,000 procedures every year at the Niagara Falls, St. Catharines and Welland sites combined.


A comprehensive integrated team of professionals will help guide you through your preadmission visit, the surgical preparation phase, and into the operating room and recovery areas. Whether you stay with us for a day or for several days, we are here to ensure your safety, maintain privacy, and provide an overall great patient experience.

State-of-the-art technology supports the provision of high quality safe care for our adult and pediatric patient populations. Elective and emergency surgeries use up-to-date diagnostic procedures and surgical intervention.

The surgical program works collaboratively with the Ontario Wait Time Strategy to help improve access to timely care, such as: approximately 1,100 joint replacements and more than 5,000 cataract procedures every year.

Check out the Regional Joint Assessment Program which helps adults of all ages who experience hip and knee problems such as pain and difficulty moving.

Our surgical areas of focus include:

General Surgery

Cancer Surgery

Vascular Surgery

Gynecological Surgery

Plastic Surgery

Orthopaedic Surgery

Oral Surgery


Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

Ophthalmology (Eye Surgery)

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