General Surgery

Known for surgical distinction that is coupled with attentive patient care, HMG General Surgery has developed a reputation within the Tri-Cities as a surgical team of choice. Dedicated to the advancement of minimally-invasive surgical procedures, each of our general surgeons is board certified in general surgery, skilled to provide the most excellent care.

Surgical Facilities

HMG General Surgery is pleased to utilize the following facilities, each known for excellence in surgical care:

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Procedures Provided

With expertise in the diagnosis and care of patients with diseases and disorders affecting the abdomen, digestive tract, endocrine system, breast, skin, and blood vessels, HMG General Surgery provides a wide-range of procedures:

Laparoscopic Procedures

  • Adrenalectomy (laparoscopic)
  • Appendectomy
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Colon Resection (open and laparoscopic)
  • Incisional Hernia (open and laparoscopic)
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter
  • Splenectomy (open and laparoscopic)
  • Ventral Hernia (open and laparoscopic)

Liver & Biliary

  • Cholecystectomy: (open and laparoscopic)

Musculoskeletal

  • Amputation (major/minor)

Pediatric

  • Appendectomy
  • Skin Lesion
  • Soft Tissue Masses
  • Umbilical Hernia

Skin/Plastic

  • Abscess Incision & Drainage
  • Cyst
  • Debridement of Soft Tissue
  • Excision of Skin Cancers
  • Lesion
  • Lipoma
  • Lymph Node Biopsy
  • Major Soft Tissue Wound
  • Melanoma Surgery including Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Skin Graft

Spleen

  • Splenectomy (open and laparoscopic)

Vascular Access

  • Hemodialysis Cather
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Tunnelled Venous Catheters
  • Port-A-Cath

Breast

  • Biopsies and Local Excisions
  • Fine Needle Aspirations
  • Lumpectomy
  • Mastectomy: (simple, partial and modified radical, subcutaneous, nipple-sparing)
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
  • Seed Localization Biopsy

Alimentary Tract

  • Abdominal Perineal Resection
  • Adhesiolysis
  • Anal Sphincterotomy
  • Appendectomy
  • Bowel Obstruction
  • Colostomy Closure
  • Colectomy (all types)
  • Colostomy or Enterostomy
  • Exploratory Laparotomy
  • Gastric Surgery
  • Gastrostomy (G tube)
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Jejunostomy (J tube)
  • Limited Lymphadenectomy for Staging
  • Perirectal Abscess
  • Pilonidal Cyst/sinus
  • Pyloromyotomy
  • Retroperitoneal Exploration
  • Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Biopsy
  • Small and Large Bowel Resection

Endocrine

  • Thyroid
  • Parathyroid
  • Adrenal

Endoscopy

  • Colonoscopy
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • EGD
  • PEG Tube Placement

Head & Neck

  • Deep Cervical Lymph Biopsy
  • Parathyroid-minimally invasive
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Thyroid
  • Tracheostomy

Hernia

  • Open and Laparoscopic
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia