General Surgery

 

General surgery can be performed 24 hours a day, seven days a week by our surgical team – on both an inpatient and outpatient basis. General surgeries available include:

  • Appendix removal
  • Gallbladder removal
  • Thyroid removal
  • Diagnostic laparoscopy
  • Colon resection
  • Splenectomy
  • Hernia repair

Many of these surgeries can be performed laparoscopically. Other laparoscopic procedures commonly performed at Lakewood include cholecystectomies (removal of the gallbladder), appendectomies (removal of the appendix), and repair of inguinal hernias.

Our general surgery also treats diseases of the:

  • Adrenal glands
  • Biliary tract
  • Breast
  • Esophagus
  • Gastrointestinal system
  • Liver
  • Spleen
  • Stomach