Fisher-Titus Medical Center’s highly qualified physicians and surgical staff utilize their expertise and state-of-the-art technology to perform some of the most advanced surgical techniques, from minimally invasive surgeries which require smaller incisions and less anesthesia, to more complex surgeries such as colon resections.
While general surgeons perform a wide range of surgeries, the word “general” may be misleading. These highly skilled surgeons focus predominantly on the torso region, operating on organs such as the stomach, bowels, colon, liver, pancreas, appendix or gallbladder, as well as dealing with diseases involving the skin, breast, soft tissue, and hernias.
When all or part of an organ is removed, the general surgeon must recreate the body system without the part removed. Because of this, general surgeons have a very thorough understanding of anatomy and physiology in order to recreate normal or near normal function with the organs that remain.
Some General Surgery procedures that our expert surgical team performs include: