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General Surgery

We provide all aspects of patient care related to each field of general surgery, including gastrointestinal, adult oncology, peripheral vascular, and more. The division is highly regarded for emphasizing minimally invasive procedures. These procedures include breast biopsy, laparoscopic appendectomy, cholecystectomy, hernia repair, and reflux surgery.

General/Laparoscopic Procedures

  • Cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal)
  • Hernia repair
  • Procedures for hiatal hernia and gastric reflux
  • Bowel resection
  • Appendectomy
  • Exploratory procedures
  • Gastric sleeve (surgical weight loss)
  • Skin lesion removal
  • Removal of cysts/lipomas
  • Open & laparoscopic hernia repairs
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Port placements, dialysis access catheters
  • Colectomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Colonoscopies and endoscopies

Ultrasound-Guided Procedures

  • Cyst aspiration of breast or thyroid
  • Fine-needle aspiration of breast or thyroid
  • Core needle breast biopsy
  • Large-core needle breast biopsy (ABBI)
  • Needle-guided open breast biopsy

Cancer Services

  • Minimally invasive diagnostic techniques, including sentinel lymph node biopsy in suspected cases of melanoma and breast cancer
  • Surgical removal of malignant disease
  • Mastectomy – if needed

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