APPROACH TO SURGERY AND PATIENT CARE
It is very gratifying to use the tools available to us to help someone who is suffering and bring them back to good health. Having other highly skilled hands on complex cases is a huge benefit of our practice. We work closely together, and are always consulting with each other. Our approach is very analytical, which makes us great problem solvers. We can look at surgical problems from many angles. Our broad approach to surgery is intellectually stimulating and satisfying, resulting in better care for our patients. We are like a think tank, depending on each other's opinions and the team to help our patients get through difficult times.
General surgery involves medical and surgical management of problems related to the:
Vascular surgery involves medical and surgical management of problems related to the vascular system:
-Arterial occlusive disease
-Peripheral artery disease
Thoracic surgery involves surgical management of diseases involving the chest, lungs and mediastinum.
Oncologic surgery relates specifically to surgical management of neoplasms/cancers involving the organ systems listed above; for example, breast cancer, colon cancer, lung cancer, and lymphoma.
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Minimally invasive surgery is done through small incisions using fiberoptics, miniature cameras and high-definition monitors. It also includes catheter-based procedures allowing diagnosis/treatment of vascular lesions through small incisions. Minimally invasive surgery can minimize postop pain and speed recovery. Such procedures include:
-Endovenous treatment of varicose veins
-Endovascular treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms
-Angioplasty and stenting of peripheral arterial occlusive disease
-Laparoscopic gallbladder surgery
-Laparoscopic treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
-Laparoscopic colon surgery
-Thoracoscopic diagnosis and treatment of lung tumors/disease