Surgical Services caters to the needs of the TCI communities by providing a comprehensive service ranging from diagnostic procedures to treatment and screenings. Specialty areas include Ear, Nose and Throat, Cosmetic and Reconstructive, Ophthalmology, Joint Reconstruction, Arthroscopy and Urology.
Our sophisticated techniques and technology provide ultimate outcomes for all our services in the highest quality environment, most of which are covered by the National Health Insurance Plan.
We engineer and constantly improve our procedures to provide unique treatment options and excellent surgical care.
Surgical Services that we offer
Thousands of surgeries have been performed since the opening of TCI Hospital in April 2010. The measurement of each key performance indicator (KPI) is supported by evidenced-based guidelines. Our KPI for surgical site Infection is measured based on a performance level of 2%. Considering the thousands of surgeries performed, the surgical department has consistently maintained KPI’s between 1.5% – 1.9%. Below is a list of surgical operations offered at TCI Hospital.
Gynaecology Surgery: including Colposcopy, Cryotherapy, Staging Laparotomy, Hysteroscopy; Laparoscopic procedures including: Myomectomy, Hysterectomy, Tubal Ligation, Ovarian Cyst Removal
Gastroenterology: includes Colonoscopy , Gastroscopy, Biopsy, Polypectomy
Plastic Surgery: includes Brachioplasty, Breast Augmentation, Breast Reduction, Mastopexy, Liposuction, Fat Grafting, Abdominoplasty, Blepharoplasty, Keloid Skin Revision, Skin Grafting, Rhinoplasty, Brow Lift, Facelift, Biopsy.
Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose Throat) Surgery: includes Tonsillectomy, Adenoidectomy, Myringotomy, Septoplasty, Sinus Surgery, Laryngoscopy, Biopsies.
Orthopaedic Surgery: includes Trauma, Adult Reconstruction Joint Arthroplasty-hip, knee, shoulder, Arthroscopy – hip, knee and shoulder.
General Surgery: includes Lumpectomy, Skin Grafting, Thyroid Surgery, Hemorrhoidectomy, Biopsy – Breast, Skin; Circumcision, Mastectomy, Varicose Veins and complete care of the critically ill.
Minimally Invasive Surgery: Laparoscopic hernia repair, appendectomy, cholecystectomy.
Urology Surgery: includes Flexible Cystoscopy, Stent Insertion and Removal, Biopsy.
Anaesthesiology: includes pain management.
Ophthalmology Surgery: including Cataract Removal, Pterygium Excision, Enucleation, Treatment of Diabetic Eye Disease, Retina Services.
Medical Device Reprocessing
The Medical Device Reprocessing Department of the Turks and Caicos Islands Hospital was established to centralize the decontamination, assembly, sterilization, distribution and control of sterile items and equipment throughout the hospital. By assuming total responsibilities for reprocessing all reusable items and equipment it provides more effective, efficient, safer and controlled services.
The role of the Medical Device Reprocessing Department serves as a resource to set the standard for patient safety by maintaining quality aseptic control procedures in a continuing effort to prevent and control the spread of infection.
The Medical Device Reprocessing Department Technicians are certified through the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM).