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Surgical Department

Chief of Surgery - Heather Vasser, M.D., AFACS

Department Manager:  Kay Cockrill,  R.N.

Phone:  (979) 493-7720                





(Ear, Nose and Throat) Otolaryngology temporal bone, nasal and aranasal sinus, skull-base, maxillofacial, esthetic, thyroid, parathyroid, pituitary, salivary glands, lymphatic tissue of head and neck.

Gastroenterology -
PH monitoring (catheter and capsule) and esophageal manometry.

General Surgery
- laparoscopic procedures (gallbladder, hernia, appendectomy, diagnostics, and hiatal hernia repair), colon resection, endoscopy (colonoscopy, esophagogastroduodenoscopy, proctoscopy, sigmoidoscopy, and bronschoscopy), thyroidectomy, excision of lesions, breast biopsies, mastectomies, hemorrhoidectomies, paracentesis, lumpectomy with sentinel lymph node biopsy and thoracentesis.

Gynecology Surgery - laparoscopic tubal sterilization and ESSURE procedure; laparoscopic hysterectomy; laparoscopic adnexal surgery, including ovarian cystectomy, oophorectomy, salpingectomy and conservative procedures for treatment of ectopic pregnancy; hysteroscopy procedures; endometrial ablation; repair of pelvic organ prolapse; incontinence and urogynecology surgeries; urodynamic studies; endometriosis and pelvic pain surgeries; myomectomy (fibroid removal); cervical conization and LEEP; cervical cerclage; hysterosalpingography; endometrial biopsy; dilatation and curettage; treatment of bartholin cyst and abscess.

Ophthalmology Surgery - cataract extraction, intraocular lens implantation, trabeculectomy, insertion of glaucoma drainage devices, glaucoma surgery, i stent for glaucoma, iridotomy/iridectomy, exploration and repair of open globe, repair of ectropion/entropion/ptosis, pterygium excision, biopsy of adnexal neoplasm, and nasolacrimal duct probe.

Orthopaedic Surgery - such as total joint replacements, hips, knees, shoulders, repairing of fractures of all types (hip, leg, ankle, arm, wrist and finger pinning), arthroscopies of all types (knee, shoulder, and ankle), carpel tunnel, and rotation cuff tears (shoulder).

Urological Surgery - transurethral resection of prostate and bladder tumor, bladder neck contractures, stent placement, and circumcision.

Podiatry Surgery- bunion, hammertoe and spurs, endoscopic plantar fasciotomy.



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