Surgery | Care Services | UNM Health System | Albuquerque, New Mexico Translate

If you need surgery, visit UNM Health—home to New Mexico’s first and most experienced surgery program.


Top-Notch Care Across Specialties

UNM Health surgeons collaborate with nine other departments to coordinate the best health outcomes. Our expert anesthesiologists will work with you to provide the best in pain relief and comfort.

Common General Surgeries We Perform

  • Appendix removal
  • Colorectal surgery, including colon resection
  • Gallbladder removal
  • Hernia repair
  • Thyroidectomy

Our Surgical Specialties

  • Burn
  • Cardiothoracic
  • Ear, nose and throat
  • Eye
  • Head, neck and skull base
Over 24,000 surgeries performed each year at UNMH and SRMC
Home to New Mexico’s only full-time, board-certified pediatric surgeons 
600+ total joint replacement surgeries performed at SRMC each year