From appendectomy to thighplasty and beyond.
It might seem odd for “general” surgery to be a “specialty.” But general surgeons have to be skilled at lots of different procedures involving many parts of the body. Ask us whether a surgical procedure is right for you.
General Surgical Procedures at Hancock Health
A minimally invasive surgical procedure that removes the appendix through small incisions.
Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder Removal)
Removal of the gallbladder—most commonly as a treatment for gallstones.
A procedure that opens the abdominal cavity to diagnose and treat conditions affecting the internal organs.
Other General Surgical Procedures We Perform
Contact us to find out more about these and other surgical procedures:
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection (ALND)
Removal of lymph nodes under the arm to check for the spread of breast cancer.
Basal Cell Carcinoma Removal
Treatment for a common type of skin cancer.
Removal of part of the colon to treat colon cancer.
Surgery to reverse a colostomy to reattach the bowel after a temporary colostomy.
Typically used to treat patients with hip, knee, ankle, or foot pain.
Gastrostomy (G-Tube Surgery)
The insertion of a tube used for feeding.
Surgery to remove hemorrhoids.
A procedure to fix a hernia.
Incision & Drainage (I&D)
Minor surgeries to relieve pus or pressure buildup under the skin.
Removal of slow-growing, usually benign tumors.
MAC (Multi-Lumen Access Catheters) Placement
Insertion of a single catheter with more than one line.
Surgical removal of the breast to treat breast cancer.
Removing a sample of tissue to diagnose muscle disease.
Removal of excess fatty tissue from the abdomen.
Pilonidal Cyst Removal
Treatment for a cyst usually located near the tailbone.
Pleural Catheter Placement
Treatment for “water on the lungs.”
A simple procedure to remove an implanted catheter.
Skin Lesion Removal
Procedures to remove growths on the skin.
Removal of the spleen, typically to treat a rupture.
Thighplasty (Thigh Lift)
A procedure to remove excess skin on thighs.
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