General Surgery

Physicians and dedicated surgical teams perform a number of surgeries at Mercy including general, orthopedic, robotic, cardiovascular, podiatric, and plastic. Some of these procedures include: 

  • Advanced laparoscopic surgery- anti reflux surgery (nissen fundoplication), appendectomy, cholecystectomy, hernia repair, and colectomy
  • Anorectal surgery-abscess, fissurectomy, fistulotomy, hemorrhoidectomy/rubber band ligation, sphincterotomy
  • Breast cancer surgery
  • Breast surgery-biopsy, lumpectomy, needle localization biopsy, male breast enlargement/gynecomastia, mastectomy, and sentinel lymph node biopsy
  • Colon surgery-colectomy, low anterior resections, abdominal perineal resection, colonoscopy and endoscopy
  • Gastrostomy placement
  • Adult and pediatric hernia repair
  • Myocutaneous flap wound closure
  • Port placement and central lines
  • Sentinel lymph node biopsy
  • Skin and soft tissue biopsy and excisions, pilonidal cyst management
  • Splenectomy
  • Venous ligation, division, and ablation

Mercy has fourteen state-of-the-art operating rooms. 

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