Surgical Services

Ensuring every patient who is considering bariatric surgery with Island Health receives the care, education and support to be successful with long term weight loss after surgery. 
Registered dietitians can help you with your nutritional health while you continue to live at home.
Convalescent Care is short-term care for medically stable clients who no longer need acute care in hospital, but do need more time to recover before returning home.
An “ostomy” or “stoma” is a surgically-created opening in your abdomen that allows waste or urine to leave your body.
The Nanaimo Island Hip and Knee Centre is located at Millstone Medical Building.
The Hip and Knee Centre's goals are to reduce your wait time for hip or knee replacement surgery, support you, and help you understand everything you need to know to get ready and recover from your surgery.
Your health care partners want you to get the best possible care, support and outcome for your hip or knee surgery.
A Physical Therapist (PT) or Occupational Therapist (OT) will work with you to maintain or improve your physical independence and safety.
The purpose of the pre-admission clinic (PAC) is to make sure that you are prepared for your surgery before you are admitted to hospital.
Rebalance MD serves as the Hip & Knee Centre for the South Island, providing assessment, education and pre and post surgery support for total joint replacement.
The South Island Integrated Breast Cancer Program’s Centralized Referral and First Available Surgeon Initiative.