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General Surgery


General surgery is a discipline that involves many aspects of surgical care.

Oaklawn Medical Group – General Surgical Associates are highly skilled surgeons with an emphasis on minimally invasive techniques to achieve the best surgical outcome.  All surgeries by Oaklawn Medical Group – General Surgical Associates are performed at Oaklawn’s state-of-the-art surgical suites, The Rob Covert Surgical Center of Excellence. Services provided encompass a wide range of surgeries and procedures including:

Laparoscopic Surgery

  • Gall Bladder surgery
  • Hernia repair
  • Appendectomy
  • Anti-reflux procedures
  • Colon/intestinal surgery
  • Diagnostic laparoscopy

Hernia Surgery

  • Inguinal hernia
  • Umbilical hernia
  • Incisional hernia
  • Hiatal hernia

Abdominal Surgery

  • Colon cancer
  • Advanced abdominal wall hernia repair
  • Diverticulitis
  • Stomach surgery


  • Minimally invasive breast biopsy techniques; stereotactic or ultrasound guided
  • Surgery for breast diseases and cancer including lumpectomy, sentinel lymph node biopsy, mastectomy and axillary node dissection


  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy with biopsy and/or polypectomy
  • Upper endoscopy (EGD) with biopsy/dilatation


  • Thyroid

Body Wall

  • Cysts
  • Lumps
  • Skin moles/lesions


  • Hernias
  • Appendectomy

Gynecologic Surgery

  • Tubal ligation
  • Hysterectomy
  • Oophorectomy