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General Surgery

Our general surgeons provide care for patients in the preoperative, operative and postoperative period for a wide variety of minor and complex problems focusing on:

  • Breast
  • Biliary including, gall bladder and pancreas
  • Colorectal
  • Gastro-intestinal
  • Geriatric
  • Hernia
  • Parathyroid
  • Skin Lesions
  • Thyroid

We are committed to working with you and your primary care physician to create a complete plan of care that effectively meets specific needs.

With a focus on quality, our board-certified surgeons take care of patients like family. Patients who call and visit our office experience our friendly, knowledgeable and multi-lingual staff. Because each patient is special, we spend considerable time addressing all concerns and questions. Our goal is to guide patients through their surgical treatment to better health, recovery and cure.

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What is an umbilical hernia? What are the symptoms and how is it treated?

Dr. Harris discusses what an inguinal hernia is, as well as the symptoms and treatment options.

Everything you need to know about gallstones and gallstone attacks.

Learn more about Johns Hopkins Community Physicians in Howard County!

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