Medical Services General Surgery We take a multidisciplinary approach in working closely with providers in primary care and other specialty areas, ensuring that you receive unparalleled care. Find a Location Find a Provider General Surgery Menu General Surgery Breast Surgery Open, Safe and Right Here. Elective surgery doesn’t mean ‘optional’. As we slowly and thoughtfully reintroduce procedures and surgeries, we want you to know that we have increased our already stringent safety measures so you can feel protected, secure and confident in receiving the care that’s right for you. This includes: Pre-procedure COVID-19 testing temperature screenings mask use increased cleaning & hand-washing social distancing visitor restrictions Your health and well-being are essential. Don’t delay necessary care. Schedule with one of our skilled experts to find out how we’re keeping you safe. The general surgeons of St. Elizabeth Physicians excel in performing the most successful surgical procedures through their unparalleled technique, experience, and technology. Our growing team of board-certified general surgery specialists treats a wide variety of diseases and conditions to help improve your health and well-being, and that of your family. Some of our more common surgical services include: Anti-reflux surgery and hiatal hernia repair Appendectomy (removal of the appendix) Bariatric surgery (weight-loss surgery performed at the St. Elizabeth Weight Management Center) Breast diseases, biopsies, and breast cancer surgery performed at the St. Elizabeth Women's Wellness Center Cholecystectomy (removal of the gallbladder) Colon operations for cancer and diverticular disease Hernia repair Removal of soft tissue tumors Small intestine surgery Surgery of the thyroid and parathyroid glands Surgical oncology for various cancer types A majority of these procedures are performed using minimally invasive (laparoscopic) techniques. A Comforting Approach to Surgery Whenever possible, we offer treatment options that are minimally invasive, which means less discomfort and scarring as well as a faster recovery time. For certain conditions, we offer both laparoscopic (minimally invasive surgery) and advanced robotic surgery, which enables our surgeons to perform even the most complex and delicate procedures with unmatched precision through very small incisions. This system is one of the least invasive surgical treatments available.