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ORWhen your doctor recommends surgery as the best treatment option for your condition, choose UNC Lenoir Health Care for exceptional surgical care near you in Kinston, North Carolina.

What to Expect Before, During & After Surgery

Talk to your surgeon about why you need surgery, the risks, the expected outcome, and your recovery. Learn more about preparing for surgery, what happens during surgery, and recovery and follow-up care after surgery.

Your UNC Lenoir Surgical Team

You’ll appreciate personalized, expert surgical care from your surgeon, anesthesiologist, and nurses. Our compassionate nurses have decades of experience caring for surgical patients.

Surgical Services

Find the surgical care you need with a broad range of treatments and minimally invasive procedures for:

Minimally Invasive Techniques

Whenever possible, your surgeon will perform a minimally invasive procedure using a tiny incision so you’ll experience less pain, scarring, and recovery time. Minimally invasive options at UNC Lenoir including laparoscopy and laser.

Day Surgery

Day Surgery CenterIf the procedure you need is appropriate for day surgery—also known as outpatient surgery—you’ll return home the same day as your surgery. Appreciate the comfort of recovering at home and benefit from:

  • Pre-surgery education and testing
  • Care coordination with other UNC Lenoir specialists, including heart, diabetes, and anesthesia
  • Surgery preparation and recovery
  • Discharge instructions, medications, and other necessities to help you get better at home
  • A follow-up call to answer your questions

What to Expect

To help make your day surgery as smooth and pleasant as possible you may receive a telephone call from the Day Surgery Center to schedule any preoperative testing and anesthesia testing required.

Find a Doctor

Search UNC Lenoir Health Care’s network of doctors by name, specialty, and location. Or call 252-522-7000 for help finding a provider.

Find a Surgeon

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