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General Surgery

Highly trained specialists who work together to help you heal

Surgical Treatment, Patient Connection

It's natural to feel a little uneasy before surgery – no matter how minor the procedure may be. But Lee Health's general surgeons value patient connection. That means they are committed to answering all of your questions so you fully understand any surgical procedures.

Working closely with referring physicians, our experienced surgery staff repairs major organs, soft tissue, skin, blood vessels, and other issues. We then make sure you receive immediate, comprehensive follow-up care. It's all a part of our professional promise to treat you with the dignity and respect you deserve while helping you feel better.

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General Surgery Services

Lee Health's surgical services provide treatments for a wide variety of conditions throughout the body. Our team works closely with referring doctors to ensure you have compassionate, individualized care every step of the way. Below are some of the organs that general surgeons offer services to treat:

  • Intestines
  • Esophagus
  • Stomach
  • Small bowel
  • Colon
  • Liver
  • Pancreas

  • Bile ducts
  • Gallbladder
  • Thyroid
  • Skin
  • Breast
  • Soft Tissue
  • Hernias

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We invite you to learn more about common conditions and various treatments so you can feel educated, empowered, and energized to get the help you need.

Robotic General Surgery at Lee Health

Lee Health surgeons specialize in the latest, cutting-edge, robotic and computer-assisted surgical techniques for a multitude of procedures. Learn more about the robotic surgery systems at Lee Health and how they are helping treat the community of Southwest Florida.

Lee Health General Surgery Team

Frequently Asked Questions Related to General Surgery

General surgeons perform surgeries targeting a diverse range of prevalent ailments such as hernias, disease, appendicitis, breast tumors, thyroid disorders, ailments of the colon, diverticulitis, and gallbladder, and at times conditions affecting the endocrine system, breast, skin, and soft tissues.

General surgeons offer comprehensive care throughout the entirety of the surgical journey, starting from the initial evaluation and diagnostic examinations, through surgical preparations and actual procedures, all the way to the management of postoperative care.

Lee Healthr surgeons are specially trained to offer minimally invasive surgical options using laparoschopic or robotic-assisted surgical approaches that improve recovery, reduce risk of bleeding, and generally offer an improvement of quality of life.

Laparoscopy is a special type of surgery that is less invasive and can be used to both diagnose and treat problems in the abdominal and pelvic areas. By using laparoscopy, surgeons can achieve precise visualization and intervention while minimizing the invasiveness of the procedure. 

In general surgery, robotic systems can be used for various purposes, such as performing minimally invasive surgeries, removing tumors, repairing organs, and other surgical procedures. Not all general surgeons are trained in robotic surgery, and surgeons who perform robotic surgeries undergo special, additional training.

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Join us and be valued as a person, not just an employee, within a culture built on teamwork, empowerment, and continuous improvement. We have created something truly exceptional in Southwest Florida, with careers for compassionate health care professionals eager to realize their full potential across a diversity of opportunities throughout our health system. Come be recognized for your personal contributions with your new family at Lee Health and let our growth be the catalyst for your success.

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