• General Surgery

    Welcome to the Department of General Surgery 

    General Surgery at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is committed to treating conditions of the upper and mid gastrointestinal tract, endocrine organs, pancreas, bile duct, breast, and other areas. Our staff consists of highly trained subspecialty general surgeons who are dedicated to excellence in patient care.

    The department offers a full range of minimally invasive procedures (including laparoscopic foregut surgery, laparoscopic bariatric surgery, and laparoscopic pancreatic resection) and has extensive experience in managing complex surgical conditions. We have in-depth experience and expertise in:
     

    • Abdomen 
      • Hernia
      • Laparoscopic and open hernia repair
      • Retroperitoneal tumors
      • Laparoscopic biopsy
    • Biliary  
      • Gallbladder (inflammation and pain, gallstones, cancer)
      • Bile duct (gallstones, benign bile duct strictures, extrahepatic bile duct cancer, bile duct injuries) 
    • Breast 
      • Abnormal mammograms and breast imaging
      • Axillary dissection
      • Breast-conserving surgery
      • Cancer, lumps, and cysts
      • Mastectomy and reconstruction
      • Sentinel lymph node biopsy
    • Cancer Genetic Counseling 

       
    • Nutrition  
      • Access for long-term nutritional support 
    • Pancreas  
      • Pancreatic cancer
      • Ampullary cancer
      • Cystic tumors of the pancreas (intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm, mucinous cystadenoma, serous cystadenoma, solid pseudopapillary neoplasm)
      • Islet cell and neuroendocrine tumors (insulinoma, glucagonoma, gastrinoma, non-functioning)
      • Acute and chronic pancreatitis
    • Small Intestine and Duodenum 
      • Cancer of the duodenum and small intestine
      • Neuroendocrine tumors (carcinoid and gastrinoma)
      • Polyp
      • Diverticula
      • Obstruction
      • Fistula
    • Spleen  
      • Laparoscopic and open splenectomy
    • Stomach and Esophagus 
      • Reflux (GERD)
      • Paraesophageal hernia
      • Achalasia
      • Tumors (stomach cancer, gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST), gastrinoma, polyps)
      • Peptic ulcer
      • Gastroparesis and postgastrectomy syndrome
    • Thyroid and Parathyroid 
      • Thyroid (cancer, nodules, cysts, goiter, hyperthyroidism)
      • Parathyroid (adenoma, hyperparathyroidism)
    • Trauma and Acute Care Surgery 

       
    • Weight Loss Surgery
      • Gastric bypass
      • Sleeve gastrectomy
      • Adjustable gastric band
      • Duodenal switch
      • Revisional bariatric surgery 
         
       

     

       

     

     

     

     

     

     

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