GRMC Surgical Center of the Southwest
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We provide surgical services to southwest New Mexico
The facility features
state-of-the-art operating rooms
individual preoperative rooms where patients can spend time with loved ones before surgery
compassionate care from highly skilled surgeons, physicians, and nurses.
"Our emphasis is just as much on healing as it is on surgery,"
says Susan Walsh, R.N., Operating Room Manager.
Download "What you need to know -- Before Surgery" Brochure
Scope of Procedures
- Colorectal surgery
- Breast surgery
- Endocrine surgery
- Gall Bladder Surgery
- Laparoscopic surgery
- Hernia surgery
- Mass Removals
Pain treatments and services performed:
- Trigger Point Injections
- Cervical, Thoracic, and Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injections
- Sacroiliac Joint Injection
- Bursa Injection
- Facet Joint Injection / Medial branch blocks
- Occipital nerve blocks
- Transforaminal nerve blocks
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The Surgical Center's History
In 2006, GRMC's Surgical Center of the Southwest expanded with a 8,000-square-foot
addition. Surgical services now contains six state-of-the-art operating
rooms, six pre-op rooms, a Cysto room and a separate admitting area for
The hospital currently hosts more than 4,600 procedures a year, with two-thirds
of them being ambulatory surgeries with no overnight stay required.
"By connecting the surgical addition with our existing surgical suite,
we are able to provide patients all the customer service of a new ambulatory
surgery center with the backup of a full service hospital,"Judy Gould,
RN, GRMC's director of surgery stated.
GRMC was the first hospital in New Mexico to offer
navigated knee surgery. This procedure makes it possible for people to have knee replacement
surgery with a minimal amount of pain, sutures and a less recovery time.
The surgical center offers other procedures that can are facilitated by
the specialized equipment such as eye surgeries, colonoscopies and endometrial
ablation (an alternative to traditional hysterectomies).
All surgical patients are admitted through the Surgical Center of the Southwest
streamlining the process.