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General surgeons treat a wide range of conditions on many parts of the body. Some of the most common procedures treat cancer, remove the gallbladder, repair a hernia or treat problems with the digestive tract.
PeaceHealth’s general surgeons use advanced endoscopic and laparoscopic techniques whenever possible. These minimally invasive methods can result in fewer and smaller incisions less pain, a shorter hospital stay and a faster recovery. You might also be a candidate for robotic-assisted surgery.
Whether you need complex surgery or a routine procedure, PeaceHealth is here for you. As a patient, you can count on us to go above and beyond in your care. Your general surgery team is by your side every step of the way.
You can find a PeaceHealth surgeon close to home in Washington, Oregon and Alaska.
PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center’s general surgery program ranks among the highest in the nation. This is for quality experience, excellent results and our commitment to safety. Our surgeons perform an average of 600 laparoscopic gallbladder surgeries (cholecystectomies), 430 hernia operations and more than 400 appendectomies every year.
We’re one of only a handful of health systems to offer the complex Whipple procedure for pancreatic cancer. We are one of the few worldwide to perform it using minimally invasive laparoscopic techniques. This means you can receive advanced treatment close to home.
Using the latest integrated surgical technology, PeaceHealth surgeons can perform a variety of diagnostic tests and procedures, often at the same time. This can lead to better results and safety for you.
If you need rehabilitation, physical therapy and physical medicine after surgery, we’re here for you. Whether it’s in the hospital, or after you’re discharged, rehab will help you get stronger and recover.
When you have surgery at PeaceHealth, we personalize your treatment plan to fit your individual needs. You’re always at the center of care.