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General Surgery

Abington – Jefferson Health’s general surgeons are trained and specialize in the diagnosis and management of many diseases and disorders. Because of this broad knowledge, general surgeons are often called upon by subspecialists to assist in the comprehensive care of an injured patient in the emergency room, or for the complete care of critically ill patients in the intensive care units. Expert treatment from our general surgeons is available to treat a wide range of diseases and medical problems, including:

  • Gall bladder disease and gall stones
  • Endocrine problems
  • Urologic disorders
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and hiatal hernia
  • Gastrointestinal problems such as peptic ulcer disease, colon cancer, anorectal disorders, hemorrhoids and inflammatory bowel disease
  • Disorders of the thyroid, parathyroid disorders and adrenal disorders
  • Appendicitis
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Restorative proctocolectomy
  • Preserving the sphincter in cases of rectal cancer
  • Splenectomy
  • Liver disease
  • Pancreas disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Gastrointestinal motility disorders
  • Benign and malignant stomach diseases
  • Simple and complex hernias
  • Swallowing disorders

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