General surgeons perform a broad range of open, laparoscopic and minimally invasive procedures.
A biopsy is a diagnostic test involving the removal of tissue or cells for examination under a microscope. This procedure is also used to remove abnormal breast tissue. A biopsy may be performed using a hollow needle to extract tissue (needle aspiration), or a lump may be partially or completely removed (lumpectomy) for examination and/or treatment.
A cholecystectomy is a surgical procedure to remove the gallbladder (a pear-shaped sac near the right lobe of the liver that holds bile). A gallbladder may need to be removed if the organ is prone to troublesome gallstones, if it is infected, or becomes cancerous.
Colorectal surgery deals with disorders of the rectum, anus, and colon.
A form of treatment for patients suffering from digestive diseases and conditions.