We offer a full range of general surgery procedures. Minimally invasive approaches are typically offered first (where appropriate) and open surgical approaches are also discussed. A partial list of common procedures and diagnoses we treat include:


  • Abnormal imaging evaluation
  • Minimally invasive needle biopsies
  • Minimally invasive treatment of breast cancers
  • Removal of benign and malignant tumors


  • Minimally invasive (laparoscopic) colectomy for both cancer and diverticular disease of the colon
  • Colonoscopy screenings
  • Laparoscopic appendix removal

Endocrine surgery

  • Laparoscopic adrenal removal
  • Parathyroid surgery
  • Thyroid surgery

Gallbladder/ gallstones

  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal)

Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)

  • Upper endoscopy (EGD)
  • Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication (anti-reflux surgery)
  • Laparoscopic hiatal hernia/ paraesophageal hernia repair


  • Laparoscopic inguinal (groin) hernia repair
  • Laparoscopic and open incisional hernia repair
  • Umbilical hernia repair
  • Complex abdominal wall hernia repair


  • Placement of chemotherapy access devices including both Groshong and Mediport type catheters.
  • Laparoscopic spleen removal
  • Removal of soft tissue lumps and masses.

Patient information from the American College of Surgeons:

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