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Surgical Services at The Queen’s Medical Center

Same Day Surgery Center
Lobby Level via Pauahi Elevator

1301 Punchbowl Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

Phone:
808-691-4798

Fax:
808-691-7856

Clinic Hours:
Monday – Friday, 5:00 am – 7:00 pm

Free parking available

Kinau 3 Surgery Center
Level 3 via Iolani Elevator

1301 Punchbowl Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

Phone:
808-691-4418

Fax:
808-691-7848

Clinic Hours:
Monday – Friday, 5:00 am – 8:30 pm
Saturday 05:00 am- 4:30 pm

Surgical Services

Highly trained surgeons at The Queen’s Medical Center provide a wide range of surgical services to patients from throughout Hawaii and the Pacific Region. As a national leader in robotic surgery, our physicians perform highly complex, minimally invasive surgeries using the most advanced technologies.

Our Team

The Surgical Services team of highly skilled Surgeons, Nursing Assistants, Surgical Technologists, and Registered Nurses are specially trained. Our team includes Certified Perioperative Registered Nurses (CNOR) and Certified Post Anesthesia Nurses (CPAN®). An Anesthesiologist is also present on staff at all times and is available for consultation as necessary.

About Us

Highly trained surgeons at The Queen’s Medical Center provide a wide range of surgical services to patients of all ages from throughout Hawaii and the Pacific Region. As a Level I Trauma Center, Queen’s is staffed around the clock with experienced and dedicated Surgeons, Anesthesiologist, Registered Nurses, Surgical Technologists and other health professionals who are ready to perform the most complex surgical procedures.

Surgeries are performed for both inpatient and outpatient procedures, including in the areas of cardiology, neurology, orthopedics, ophthalmology, urology, gynecology, otolaryngology, dental/maxillofacial, plastic, trauma and general surgery.

The Queen’s Medical Center is a national leader in robotic surgery, utilizing the da Vinci Xi® surgical system to advance minimally invasive surgery for highly complex, multi and single-quadrant surgical procedures. Our advanced robotic systems give doctors greater control and vision during surgery, allowing them to perform safe, less invasive, and precise surgical procedures.

Queen’s features 17 state-of-the-art operating rooms, including three that are equipped for open-heart procedures and two with the latest technology used to perform minimally invasive surgery. 

There are two locations on campus where patients receive outpatient surgery:

  • Same Day Surgery Center
    The Same Day Surgery unit, located on the Lobby Level, covers a range of outpatient surgical specialties. 
  • Kinau 3 Surgery Center
    The Kinau 3 Surgery Center provides both inpatient and outpatient surgical services

Our Services

As a Level I Trauma Center, The Queen’s Medical Center is staffed around the clock with experienced and dedicated Surgeons, Anesthesiologist, Registered Nurses, Surgical Technologists and other health professionals who are ready to perform the most complex surgical procedures.

Surgeries are performed for both inpatient and outpatient procedures, including in the areas of cardiology, neurology, orthopedics, ophthalmology, urology, gynecology, otolaryngology, dental/maxillofacial, plastic, trauma and general surgery.

Robotic Surgery

The Queen’s Medical Center is a national leader in robotic surgery, utilizing the da Vinci Xi® surgical system to advance minimally invasive surgery for highly complex, multi and single-quadrant surgical procedures. Our advanced robotic systems give doctors greater control and vision during surgery, allowing them to perform safe, less invasive, and precise surgical procedures.

Same Day Surgery

Care at the Same Day Surgery Center follows the patient and their loved ones from admission through discharge, including education both before and after procedures. The majority of our cases allow for recovery and discharge to the comfort of your own home on the day of service.

Our Same Day Surgery Center covers many outpatient surgical specialties which include:

Same-day surgeries and therapeutic procedures we provide include:

Anesthesiology

Anesthesiology services at The Queen’s Medical Center takes an outcome-based approach that is focused on safety, meeting the expectations of patients, and improving clinical outcomes. Our services are patient-centered and led by a multidisciplinary team of physicians who provide seamless continuity of care from the decision to perform surgery to at least 30 days after surgery. An Anesthesiologist is present on staff at all times and is available for consultation as necessary.

Becoming a Patient

Patients may not self-refer for surgeries. Patients are usually referred to a specialist by a Primary Care Provider (PCP) and surgeries are scheduled by the designated surgeon for that particular procedure.

If you do not have a designated specialist, please call the Queen’s Referral Line at 808-691-7117, to obtain a physician referral.

Registration Prior to Surgery

To expedite your service appointment, please call to pre-register at 808-691-4960.

Mondays-Fridays 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Saturdays 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Please have your insurance information ready.

Before Surgery

Many patients receive education and evaluation services prior to surgery at Queen’s Pre-Surgery Center, a full-service, pre-operative clinic that helps to optimize the best possible outcome for elective surgery patients. Learn more about the Pre-Surgery Center.

Prior to surgery, all patients are reminded to:

  • Take medications per your doctor’s instructions. Some medicines may need to be stopped before surgery.
  • Discontinue smoking and the use of herbal supplements, vitamins or street drugs.
  • Contact your surgeon if there is a change in your health or you develop a cold.
  • Arrange to have a responsible person accompany you home after surgery.

Night Before Surgery

Follow doctor’s instructions for when to stop eating and drinking the night before your surgery. This includes gum, candy and water.

For your safety, surgery may be delayed or cancelled if your doctor’s instructions are not followed.

Surgery Day Checklist

After Surgery

Everyone recovers from anesthesia differently; it can take several hours for patients to fully recover from anesthesia.

During this time:

Visitor Information

Family members or loved ones may wait in our Kinau 3 Surgery Center (Level 3 via Iolani Elevator) or Same Day Surgery Center (Lobby Level via Pauahi Elevator), depending on where the patient’s procedure was performed. 

During surgery, a volunteer may be available to share updates about the patient. If there is no volunteer, you may request information using the family phone.

Financial Information

As a courtesy to patients with medical insurance coverage, The Queen’s Medical Center will submit a claim to your insurance company. Not all insurance companies pay in full. You may be responsible for the amount not covered by your insurance. You may receive a call from the Registration Department to discuss your estimated insurance coverage and the estimated cost to you.

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