Operating Room (OR)
Surgery at UVa is performed in 26 state of the art operating suites within an atmosphere of continuous education. The OR is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year with permanent and rotating staff. Nurses, Surgical Technologists, Patient Care Technicians, Anesthesia Techs, Clerical Staff and other support personnel work hand in hand with Anesthesiologists and Surgeons. Within the OR exist dynamic and highly technical services in which to provide care for our patients. The services include: General Surgery, which includes Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery and Transplant; Gynecology; Urology; Thoracic/Cardiac/Vascular; Orthopedics; Neurosurgery; Ophthalmology; Otolaryngology; Pediatric Surgery; Pediatric Orthopedics; Dental Surgery and Maxillofacial/Plastic/Reconstruction Surgery. The OR team provides the most economical and cost effective patient care without compromising quality and maintain their skills by attending scheduled inservices, seminars, growth and development programs and by participating in clinical competencies.