Whether your procedure is planned or unplanned, minor or complex, trust Montage Health’s experienced surgeons for high-quality care.

Care you can trust

Enjoy the peace of mind that comes from choosing a well-equipped hospital setting for your procedure. At Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula, you can access:

  • Multidisciplinary team of doctors, including surgeons, anesthesiologists, and other experts
  • Nurses and other healthcare professionals who specialize in caring for patients before, during, and after surgery
  • Intensive care unit (ICU) if you need an advanced level of care after your procedure

Whenever possible, your surgeon will use the least invasive, evidence-based techniques. Our goal is to help you reach your best outcome and put you on a path to a smooth, safe recovery.

Outpatient Surgery Center

If your surgery takes place in our Outpatient Surgery Center, you’ll visit the center for your procedure and go home the same day. Read in detail about same-day surgical care, including:

  • List of procedures usually available on an outpatient basis
  • How to prepare for outpatient surgery
  • What to expect on the day of your operation
  • How to take care of yourself at home

Inpatient Surgery Department

Inpatient means you stay overnight at the healthcare facility for monitoring and care. Learn about our Inpatient Surgery Department and what it’s like to stay at Community Hospital, including:

  • How to get ready for your hospital stay
  • What to expect during the hospital admission process. Most patients are admitted the morning of their procedure
  • What amenities and services are available to make staying in your private hospital room comfortable
  • What to expect when it’s time to go home

Surgical care from Montage Health

Explore the broad range of inpatient and outpatient procedures our surgeons specialize in:

General surgeons on staff

You may get care from a general surgeon. This type of doctor specializes in surgically diagnosing and treating conditions that affect:

  • Abdominal organs, such as the appendix, esophagus, liver, gallbladder, pancreas, stomach, and small or large intestine
  • Breast tissue
  • Skin
  • Thyroid gland

Medicare bundled payment program

If you have Medicare, you may benefit from our participation in an initiative called the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) Advanced Model. Through this program, you may receive extra support and care coordination during your hospital stay and for up to 90 days after:

  • Hip or knee joint replacement
  • Certain hip or femur procedures

Ask for a referral

You’ll need a doctor’s referral for surgery at Montage Health. Talk to your primary care provider to learn more.

Cancel or reschedule

Contact your doctor and hospital staff as soon as possible if you:

  • Feel ill on the day of your procedure or have a fever or cold
  • Need to postpone or cancel your procedure for any other reason

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