Collaboration occurs between all providers here at General Surgeons of Western Colorado to provide pre and post-surgical care in order to achieve the best outcome. Below are some of the more common procedures performed by our surgeons. Please click on any one of them to learn more.
An appendectomy is removing the appendix. The appendix is a small structure shaped like a tube that branches off the large intestine. This surgeon is done to treat appendicitis. Appendicitis is the acute inflammation of the appendix because of infection.
We offer many types of breast surgeries for cancer and non-cancerous diagnoses. These include incision and drainage of a breast abscess, biopsies, lumpectomy, mastectomy and the minimally invasive radiation therapies mammosite and Savi.
There are many variations of colon surgery depending on your diagnosis and disease state, a colon resection is most common. This procedure removes part or all of your large intestine.
Surgery on the endocrine glands include the thyroid and parathyroid glands removing part or all of the glands. To learn more about the surgeries and the diseases they treat click here.
A cholecystectomy is a surgery to remove the gallbladder. The gallbladder is a pear-shaped sac near the right lobe of the liver. The gallbladder holds bile. A gallbladder may need to be removed if it collects gallstones. It may also be removed if it is infected or becomes cancer.
We offer many treatments for Gastroeshphageal Reflux Disease (Heartburn). To learn more about Linx please click here.