Surgical Services


Columbia Memorial Hospital offers a broad range of inpatient and outpatient general and specialized surgical procedures. This includes:


  • General surgical procedures
  • Gynecology
  • Obstetrics
  • Ophthalmology
  • Podiatry
  • Urology
  • Vascular
  • Orthopedic

    Highly trained surgeons, anesthesiologists and nursing staff provide our community with safe, high quality, comprehensive healthcare services in a dignified and compassionate environment. We welcome Christopher Gorczynski MD as Chief of Surgical Services.

    The Surgical Services department offers state of the art instrumentation and equipment for all procedures. For family and visitors we offer a spacious waiting area with splendid views of the Catskills. Visitors are offered wireless internet service and pagers should they wish to leave the waiting room. For questions or to schedule a tour, please call 518.828.8017.

    Transfusion Free Medicine and Surgery
    Our transfusion free surgery approach minimizes blood loss before, during and after surgery. It is done in less than 130 hospitals nationwide and eliminates the risks associated with donor blood.

    The Department of Anesthesia provides anesthesia for surgery, obstetrics, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Our department of Anesthesia is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to meet the emergent needs of our patients.

    We are committed to serving the community as a resource for specialized care, to meet the needs of our patients and deliver the highest quality of surgical care.