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General Surgery

Turn to Adventist HealthCare’s board-certified general surgeons for superior care before, during and after your procedure. Find specialized care locally for a wide-range of conditions.

What’s a General Surgeon?

A general surgeon is a doctor with advanced training to diagnose and treat conditions that affect:

  • Appendix
  • Breast tissue
  • Digestive system organs
    • Esophagus
    • Gallbladder
    • Large intestine, including the colon and rectum
    • Liver
    • Pancreas
    • Small intestine, including the duodenum
    • Stomach
    • Prostate gland
    • Spleen
    • Skin
    • Thyroid gland

Conditions We Treat

Your doctor may recommend general surgery to treat:

  • Appendicitis, swelling and pain of the appendix
  • Bowel obstruction (block) or perforation (hole)
  • Cancer
  • Certain vascular conditions, such as varicose veins
  • Cholecystitis, gallbladder swelling
  • Diverticulitis, inflammation or infection in the digestive system
  • Hemorrhoids, a swollen vein in or around the anus or rectum
  • Hernias, tissue or organ bulges in the abdominal wall
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), when stomach acid abnormally flows from the stomach into the esophagus
  • Thyroid nodules, abnormal lumps in the thyroid gland

General Surgery Services

Feel confident you’re getting high-quality care because our team has the highest level of education in their field. Our surgeons have years of experience performing:

  • Breast biopsy – Takes a small sample of tissue for testing
  • Cholecystectomy – Removes the gallbladder
  • Colonoscopy – Examines the colon
  • Colorectal surgery, such as colon resection – Treats the colon, rectum and anus
  • Hernia surgery – Repairs a hernia
  • Lung surgery – Removes or repairs lung tissue
  • Nissen fundoplication – Treats GERD and hiatal hernia
  • Trauma surgery – Reconstructs parts of the body after an injury

Preparing for Surgery

Rely on your surgical care team to listen to your concerns, answer your questions and explain what you can expect – from diagnosis to your procedure and beyond.

Surgery

Find a Surgeon

Call 800-642-0101 or search our provider directory to find a surgeon.

Find a Surgeon

Shorten Your Recovery

Count on our team for minimally invasive and robotic surgery techniques whenever possible – so you can heal more quickly and get back to your normal activities.

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