Department of Surgery

For Surgery Patients and Caregivers

We understand that it is not enough to treat a disease or condition without also considering all aspects of our patients’ lives, so we integrate the needs and perspectives of patients and their caregivers directly into our care plans. We are dedicated to a patient and family centered philosophy that focuses on communication, comfort and convenience. Our collaborative approach to patient care is practiced every day by our health care professionals.

We combine the expertise of world class surgeons, staff and support services with state-of-the-art technology and multidisciplinary teamwork.

Directory of Patient Services

For a complete directory of patient and family services.

Accommodations for Families

Information about where to stay.

Information About Patient Gateway

A safe, secure and convenient online tool for our patients. More information.

For our International Patients

Information specifically for international patients.


Go to our online health library to learn more.

Visit the Kessler Health Education Library in the Bretholtz Center for Patients and Families to access computers and knowledgeable staff.

Access a complete directory of patient and family services.

Learn more about Brigham and Women's Hospital

For over a century, a leader in patient care, medical education and research, with expertise in virtually every specialty of medicine and surgery.

About BWH