Surgery Department at Highland Hospital When you need surgery you want to have the best surgeons, the highest quality technology and a compassionate hospital environment. You will find all of this and more at Highland Hospital. Our Department of Surgery is a collaboration of some of the finest surgeons in Western New York who work with highly skilled nurses, technicians and other health care providers to ensure that patients and their families experience an exceptional standard of care. Highland is nationally recognized for several surgical specialties including bariatric, gynecology, gynecological oncology, and breast cancer surgery. Surgeon leaders in their fields offer patients the newest technological advances in surgery including the latest minimally invasive daVinci® Surgical Systems. Our affiliation with the University of Rochester Medical Center provides Highland and the Department of Surgery an opportunity to collaborate with a world-class teaching and health research center. It is a partnership that benefits patients, our community and medicine itself.