General Surgery

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General Surgery

Not only do we provide for the surgical needs of the morbidly obese, we are a complete General Surgery practice. We can help you with most of your surgical needs. If we cannot, we can definitely help point you in the right direction.  We specifically focus on advanced laparoscopic techniques including using the DaVinci Robotics System.

Reflux Surgery

We offer surgical options for the diagnosis and treatment of long refractory reflux also known as GERD or reflux with Hiatal Hernia. This can help relieve the need for antacid medications. These include:

  • Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication
  • Esophageal Stricture Surgery
  • Upper Endoscoscopy or EGD’s
  • pH monitoring and Bravo Probe Measurments
  • H. Pylori Testing
  • Esophageal Manometry

Colorectal Disease

We provide a full range of surgical options for the diagnosis of colorectal diseases including benign and cancers. These include:

  • Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery
  • Cancer Operations Colon Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Diverticulitis
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Procedure for Prolapsed Hemorrhoids
  • Treatment of Chronic Anal Fissures
  • Colonoscopy
  • Anal Fissures

Vascular Surgery 

The surgical treatment of vascular disease is a field in which we have much experience. Operations of interest include:

  • Aneurysm Repairs
  • Carotid Artery Surgery
  • Vascular Bypass
  • Vascular Access

We now work closely with the local pulmonary medical community to provide many operative therapies and diagnostic modalities for common pulmonary problems including:

Thoracic Surgery

  • Spontaneous Pneumothorax
  • Lung Cancer
  • Chest Wall Masses
  • Esophageal Disorders
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Techniques include Minimally Invasive Chest Surgery VATS
  • Limited Thoracotomy

 General Surgery

We also help many patients and physicians in the treatment of many disease processes. Some of these include:

Breast Cancer and Disease

  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Lumpectomy and Mastectomy

Endocrine Surgery

  • Thyroid Disease
  • Pancreatic Tumors
  • Parathyroid Disease
  • Adrenal Tumors

Hepatobillary Disease

  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Liver Cancer
  • Bile Duct Tumors

Abdominal Disease

  • Stomach Tumors
  • Small Intestine Tumors
  • Spleen
  • Appendicitis
  • Laparoscopic Lymphadenectomy

Skin Diseases

  • Melanoma
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma

If you have a specific problem and believe the problem  warrants a surgical consult, please feel free to contact us.  If we do not perform the operation we will point you in the right direction.

For questions regarding many of the medical problems listed above, please visit the National Institute of Health at www.nih.gov.

For questions with regards to cancer please visit the American Cancer Society at www.cancer.org.