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Treatments

These highly trained surgical specialists treat diseases and perform minimally invasive procedures with the most advanced technology and with many other specialists, as follows:

  • Appendicitis
    laparoscopic appendectomy
     
  • Breast diseases and breast cancer
    image-directed (ultrasound and/or mammogram) biopsy, lumpectomy and sentinel node biopsy, mastectomy and breast reconstruction (in conjunction with Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery)
     
  • Colon cancer and diverticulitis
    laparoscopic colectomy and bowel surgery
     
  • Disorders of the spleen (ITP, TTP, spherocytosis)
    laparoscopic splenectomy
     
  • Endocrine diseases
    minimally invasive parathyroidectomy and thyroidectomy, and laparoscopic adrenalectomy
     
  • Gallstones
    laparoscopic cholecystectomy and laparoscopic common bile duct stone removal, ERCP and bile duct stone removal (in conjunction with Gastroenterology)
     
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), hiatus hernia and other swallowing disorders (in conjunction with Gastroenterology)
    laparoscopic hiatus hernia repair and Nissen fundoplication, laparoscopic Heller myotomy
     
  • Hernias
    laparoscopic hernia repair, ventral/incisional hernia repair
     
  • Kidney transplantation
    laparoscopic living donor nephrectomy (in conjunction with Transplant Surgery)
     
  • Liver tumors
    cryosurgery of liver tumors, liver resection
     
  • Morbid obesity
    Roux-en-y gastric bypass
     
  • Pancreatic cancer and pancreatitis
    endoscopic and laparoscopic diagnosis and treatment, Whipple procedure (pancreato-duodenectomy)
     
  • Sarcoma and melanoma
    excision/resection
     
  • Spine surgery
    laparoscopic approaches to spine procedures (in conjunction with Neurological Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery)

 

Last UpdateMarch 25, 2011

Appointments

To make an appointment with a physician, please call 1-877-926-4664.

New patients can request an appointment online.

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