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General Surgery

Comprehensive General Surgery Care

At Mary Washington General Surgery, our mission is to provide top-notch surgical care that revolves around you, our valued patients. We approach each case with compassion and personal attention, tailoring our care to your unique needs. Our collaborative team works closely with specialists from various medical fields to ensure you receive the best care possible.

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Here's what you can expect from our board-certified general surgeons:

Patient-Centered Approach: We focus on your well-being before, during, and after surgery, ensuring you're supported every step of the way.

Minimally Invasive Procedures: Whenever suitable, we opt for minimally invasive techniques to reduce the impact of surgery and hasten your recovery.

While mask-wearing is optional at our MWHC facilities, we kindly request that if you experience respiratory symptoms on your appointment day, you consider wearing a mask to protect yourself, fellow patients, and our staff. You are welcome to bring up to two support persons or parents with you to the office, ensuring your comfort during your visit.

Our Procedures

Our general surgeons are experienced in minimally invasive, laparoscopic surgery, and are committed to timely evaluations and treatment, as well as compassionate, well-communicated care for all of our patients.

General surgeons commonly address the following:

  • Skin cancer
  • Lipomas
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Port placement for chemotherapy
  • Feeding tubes
  • Parathyroid
  • Splenectomy
  • Pilonidal cystectomy
  • Temporal artery biopsy
  • Lymph node
  • Sentinel node biopsy
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Colon resection
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Hernias
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Additionally, we adhere to the guidelines recommended by the American College of Surgeons (ACS). This respected organization serves as a governing body for surgeons and provides valuable information to help you objectively assess your physician's qualifications. The ACS suggests considering surgeons who meet the following criteria:

  1. Board Certification in General Surgery and/or Surgical Critical Care
  2. Hospital or Ambulatory Center Accreditation
  3. Fellowship in the American College of Surgeons (FACS), a recognition given to surgeons dedicated to practicing surgery by the highest professional and ethical standards.

For further insights into surgical patient education and enhancing recovery, we encourage you to read Surgical Patient Education for a Better Recovery.”

Your health and well-being are paramount to us, and we are committed to delivering the highest standard of care.

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