Patients who wish to have their surgery performed at HCGH now have a wider range of choices.
There are a variety of abdominal surgical procedures that can be performed at HCGH, treating the following diseases and conditions:
- Gallbladder Disease
- Stomach Cancer
- Thyroid Disease
- Abscesses and Masses
- Colorectal Cancer and Screening
- Diseases of the Lower Digestive Tract
Minimally invasive surgery can also be performed, which can mean smaller incisions, less pain and a quicker recovery for patients. Our surgeons can help you determine whether surgery is right for you and if so, which type of procedure.
Other areas of surgical specialties include:
General Surgery Video FAQs
|Gallstones / Gallbladder Attack|
James E. Harris Jr., M.D., Johns Hopkins general surgeon practicing at HCGH, explains what the gallbladder is, the symptoms of gallstones and gallbladder attacks, and the surgical treatment.
|Inguinal Hernia Symptoms & Treatment|
James E. Harris Jr., M.D., Johns Hopkins general surgeon practicing at HCGH, describes what an inguinal hernia is, as well as the symptoms and treatment options.
|Umbilical Hernia Symptoms & Treatment|
James E. Harris Jr., M.D., Johns Hopkins general surgeon practicing at HCGH, describes what an umbilical hernia is, and the symptoms and treatment options.
General Surgeons at HCGH:
Associate Professor of Oncology