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Surgery-694990901.jpgExpertise, technology, peace of mind. Our goal is to help you understand all of your surgery options and choose the approach that is best for you. Northern Light Surgery offers you the finest in surgical expertise and technology in Maine. 

Advances in minimally invasive surgical technology, including robotic-assisted surgery, are making it possible for many of our patients to go home either the same day of their scheduled surgery, or shortly thereafter.

Our board-certified surgeons offer minimally invasive procedures for a variety of procedures. It's important to realize not all patients are candidates for minimally invasive surgery or robotic surgery. We'll work with you to help you understand all of your options and find the one that best fits your needs.

Northern Light Surgery services

Anesthesiology

Northern Light Anesthesiology provides anesthesia services and other pain management procedures.

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Bariatric Surgery

Is Surgical Weight Loss Right for You?If you are struggling with weight loss, you are not alone. Recent studies show that more than 190 million Americans and 61% of Maine adults are obese or...

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Breast Care

Dealing with breast cancer can be an emotionally personal as well as physically challenging time. At Northern Light Breast Care, we understand, and we’re here for you with the most comprehensive care, personalized to your specific needs, delivered by an expert, compassionate staff. We also understand that when it comes to breast surgery, less is more, and we strive to provide the least invasive procedures whenever possible.

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Cardiothoracic Surgery

Complicated surgery is daunting enough. But when you can receive the highest level of care for complicated surgery, and get that care close to home, it’s one more way we can ease your mind and help make your experience better. That’s our goal; deliver compassionate, world-class cardiothoracic care to the people of Maine. 

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Colon and Rectal Surgery

Colorectal disorders and diseases can often leave you feeling like you are unable to live your best life. We can help you see a brighter future. Our experienced colorectal surgeons will provide compassionate care and specific treatment options aimed to get you on your way to becoming a healthier you.

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Endoscopy

Surgical endoscopy involves minimally invasive surgery. This means we either use the body's natural openings or use a small incision to insert scopes that can provide diagnosis or treatment. By reducing the invasive nature of surgery we can minimize scarring and improve recovery time.

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Eye Surgery

We provide comprehensive eye care and ophthalmologic services to include: Cataract, Glaucoma, Laser Surgery, YAG Capsulotomy, Dry Eye, Eyelid Repair, Strabismus, Lid Tightening, and more. Our surgical team will work with you to help you understand as much as possible about your condition and your treatment plan. We’re here for you!
Eye surgery services
  • Repair of eyelid malposition such as ectropion repair, entropion repair
  • Phacoemulsification with intraocular lens including astigmatism and presbyopia correcting intraocular lens
  • Secondary intraocular lens implantation
  • Intraocular lens exchange
  • Suture fixation intraocular lens placement
  • Laser capsulotomy
  • Trabeculectomy
  • Aqueous shunt surgery
  • Laser trabeculoplasty
  • Laser peripheral iridotomy
  • Laceration repair
  • Lid ptosis repair
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Skin cancer excision and repair
  • Repair of punctum malposition 
  • Nasolacrimal probing and irrigation
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Canalicular repair
  • Laceration repair of conjunctiva and cornea
  • Foreign body removal
  • Lesion removal
  • Pterygium excision
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Retinal laser surgery for diabetes, retinal vein occlusion, and retinal tears
  • Adult strabismus surgery
  • Traumatic globe injury repair
  • Dilated and non-dilated eye examinations for a variety of conditions
  • In-office surgical procedures including excision of lesion and skin cancer
  • IntraocularIntra-ocular injections
  • Refractive error determination

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Gastroenterology Surgery

Gastroenterologic surgery includes a variety of surgical procedures performed on the organs and conduits of the digestive system. Gastroenterologic surgery is performed for diseases ranging from appendicitis, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), gastric ulcers and more. 

Our surgical staff works closely with you to manage any discomfort and get back to a healthier you as quickly as possible.

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General Surgery

General surgery, despite the name, is a surgical specialty. Our general surgeons typically deal with conditions such as appendicitis, hernias, gallstones, and stomach and intestinal ailments. At Northern Light Health, our general surgeons are trained in the very latest procedures, including robotic-assisted surgery, to provide the best outcomes for patients like you.

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Neurosurgery

Any surgery involving the brain can seem scary and overwhelming for patients and their families. But you’re in good hands with our neurosurgeons, who are experts in the field and who are using the latest technology and techniques to provide you with the very best surgical care.

We'll take you through the initial diagnosis, help set expectations about the surgery, ease the fears in the days leading up to the surgery, and afterwards we’ll help you along the road to recovery. 

Conditions we can treat with neurosurgery include:
  • Head trauma, such as brain hemorrhages and skull fractures
  • Intracerebral hemorrhage, such as subarachnoid hemorrhage, interdepartmental, and intracellular hemorrhages
  • Intractable pain of cancer or trauma patients and cranial/peripheral nerve pain
  • Meningitis and other central nervous system infections including abscesses
  • Moyamoya disease
  • Neurovascular diseases in adults and children such as aneurysms and arteriovenous malformations (AVM)
  • Some forms of drug-resistant epilepsy
  • Some forms of intractable psychiatric disorders
  • Some forms of movement disorders (advanced Parkinson's disease, chorea) – this involves the use of specially developed minimally invasive stereotactic techniques (functional, stereotactic neurosurgery) such as ablative surgery and deep brain stimulation surgery
  • Traumatic injuries of peripheral nerves
  • Tumors of the spine, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves
  • Vascular malformations of the brain and spinal cord such as arteriovenous malformations, venous angiomas, cavernous angiomas, and capillary telangectasias
  • Water on the brain (Hydrocephalus)

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Orthopedic Surgery

Orthopedics involves surgery for the muscles and skeletal system. We offer a range of orthopedic services including, arthroscopic surgery, surgery of the hand and upper extremities, and adult reconstructive surgery including hips, knee and shoulder replacement. 

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Pediatric Surgery

We understand that it is can be a stressful time for families when their child needs surgery. Our pediatric surgeons care for children of all ages, from newborns to adolescents, with the special expertise necessary to treat these young people whose bodies are still growing.

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Plastic and Hand Surgery

When it comes to hand and plastic surgery services, Northern Light Health has been all hands on deck since 2005.

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Robotic Surgery

It never hurts to have an extra set of hands. At Northern Light Health, rest assured you are in the best of hands, those of our surgeons, who are taking advantage of the latest robotic technology to extend their reach and improve your care.

We were the nation’s first epicenter for bariatric and general robotic surgery. Surgeons from across the country and around the world are traveling to Northern Light Health to learn the most leading edge procedures from our experts—your surgeons.

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Spine Surgery

We're here for people who are experiencing debilitating back and spine pain. Whether you need back or spine surgery because of a herniated disc or you need spinal fusion surgery to ease the pain, the staff at Northern Light Health can help.

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Urologic Surgery

Northern Light Health’s urology surgeons specialize in providing coordinated, collaborative and personalized care to those suffering from kidney stones, diseases and infections, as well as disorders affecting the male and female urinary systems and the male reproductive system.

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Vascular Surgery

Northern Light Health has the only full service clinical center in Maine dedicated to vascular care. There our team uses the latest technology and surgical techniques to address conditions affecting the carotid artery, abdominal aortic aneurysm, the venous system, poor circulation, and varicose veins. 

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Contact us today at one of our locations to get help with your Surgery needs.

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417 State Street
Suite 421, Webber East
Bangor, ME 04401-6639

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Phone: 207-973-5293

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417 State Street
Suite 221, Webber East
Bangor, ME 04401-6630

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Phone: 207-973-9949

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404 State Street
Suite 310, Level 2
Bangor, ME 04401-6623

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Phone: 207-275-4440

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55 Broadway
Bangor, ME 04401-5201

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Phone: 207-947-0469

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417 State Street
Suite 330, Webber East
Bangor, ME 04401-6638

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Phone: 207-973-8881

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489 State Street
Kagan Building, Level 2
Bangor, ME 04401-6616

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Phone: 207-973-6284

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905 Union Street
Suite 11
Bangor, ME 04401-3039

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Phone: 207-973-6383

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489 State Street
Kagan Building, Level 2
Bangor, ME 04401-6616

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Phone: 207-973-6670

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417 State Street
Suite 305, Webber East
Bangor, ME 04401-6654

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Phone: 207-973-8853

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57 Water Street
Blue Hill, ME 04614-5231

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Phone: 207-374-3903

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65 Water Street
Blue Hill, ME 04614-5231

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Phone: 207-374-3942

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72 North Road
Detroit, ME 04929-3227

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Phone: 207-487-4045

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50 Union Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605

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Phone: 207-664-5950

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50 Union Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605

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Phone: 207-664-5351

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364 Pritham Avenue
Greenville, ME 04441-7214

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Phone: 207-695-5200

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25 First Park Drive
Suite C
Oakland, ME 04963-5370

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Phone: 207-861-7862

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447 North Main Street
Pittsfield, ME 04967-3707

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Phone: 207-487-4040

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195 Fore River Parkway
Suite 440
Portland, ME 04102-2788

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Phone: 207-553-6054
Fax: 207-553-6076

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Monday – Friday, 8 am – 4:30 pm

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195 Fore River Parkway
Suite 210
Portland, ME 04102-2783

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Phone: 207-553-6500

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175 Fore River Parkway
Portland, ME 04102-2779

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Phone: 207-553-6295

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144 State Street
Floor 4
Portland, Maine 04101-3795

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Phone: 207-879-3190

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146 Academy Street
Suite 1A
Presque Isle, ME 04769-3102

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140 Academy Street
Suite 1A
Presque Isle, ME 04769-3102

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Phone: 207-764-6310

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180 Kennedy Memorial Drive
Suite 204, Medical Arts Building
Waterville, ME 04901-4541

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Phone: 207-861-7874

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200 Kennedy Memorial Drive
Waterville, ME 04901-4526

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Phone: 207-861-3000