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General Surgery


Superior Surgical Outcomes. Unmatched Patient Satisfaction.

The Deaconess Hospital Division of General Surgery offers diagnostic, therapeutic and palliative surgical intervention. Regardless of the procedure, our goals are the same - superior surgical outcomes and unmatched patient satisfaction. We consistently meet these goals by offering an experienced surgical team and advanced technology to support our surgeons.

For many procedures, we can use minimally invasive technology to minimize pain, reduce risk of infection, and facilitate faster recovery. Minimally invasive abdominal surgery is known as laparoscopy, while minimally invasive chest surgery is called thoracoscopy.

  • Laparoscopy Procedures
  • Thoracoscopy Procedures
  • Additional General Surgery Procedures

Laparoscopy Procedures Performed at Deaconess

  • Colon Surgery/ Bowel Resection 
  • Nissen Surgery (for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease - GERD)
  • Hernia Repair
  • Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder Removal)
  • Appendectomy (Appendix Removal)
  • Splenectomy (Spleen Removal)
  • Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Placement
  • Exploratory Laparotory
  • Lysis of Adhesions
  • Pelviscopies

 Thoracoscopy Procedures

  • Lung Biopsy
  • Lung Lobectomy
  • Lung Wedge Resection

Additional General Surgery Procedures Available at Deaconess

Other General Surgery procedures available at Deaconess Hospital include, but are not limited to:
  • Breast Cancer Surgery
  • Abdominal/ Colon Surgery
  • Endovascular Surgery 
  • Vascular/ Peripheral Vascular Surgery
  • Thorascopic and Open Lung Surgery
  • Vascular Access Port Placement (for Chemotherapy and/or Antibiotic Therapy)
  • Renal Dialysis Graft/ Shunt Placement