General Surgery

Dickson Ambulatory Surgery Center's General Surgery 

About General Surgery

General Surgery is a distinguished healthcare specialty focusing on the surgical treatment of pathologies affecting multiple organ systems. While the primary emphasis is on digestive tract diseases and abdominal wall hernias, our expert general surgeons extend their proficiency to address an array of conditions. This includes cancers of the breast, skin, soft tissue, thyroid gland, and other organ systems. Additionally, our skilled surgeons handle complex wounds, chronic infections, and minor skin and soft tissue issues like cysts and lipomas.

General Surgery Procedures at Dickson Ambulatory Surgery Center:

  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Abdominal Wall Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair
  • Breast Biopsy
  • Total Mastectomy for Breast Cancer
  • Breast Lumpectomy
  • Hemorrhoid Excision
  • Excision of Anal Cancer
  • Skin Cancer Excision
  • Soft Tissue Mass and Tumor Excision
  • Pilonidal and Sebaceous Cyst Excision
  • Thyroid Removal
  • Scar Revisions
  • Gastric Band Removal
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Port A Cath Placement

Leading the Way in General Surgery

Our center is dedicated to leading the way in General Surgery by offering state-of-the-art minimally invasive surgical techniques for the most common procedures. Whether it's hernia repair or gallbladder removal, our team ensures that patients receive the best care with the least disruption to their lives.

Laparoscopy: The Art of Precision Surgery

Laparoscopy, also known as minimally invasive surgery or keyhole surgery, has revolutionized surgical procedures by offering a less invasive alternative to traditional open surgeries. It involves making small incisions through which a camera and specialized instruments are inserted, allowing surgeons to perform intricate procedures with precision.

Applications and Advantages of Laparoscopy

Subtitle: Precision in Every Incision

  1. Gastrointestinal Surgery:

    • Laparoscopy is employed in various gastrointestinal surgeries, including gallbladder removal, hernia repair, and appendectomy.
  2. Reduced Recovery Time:

    • Smaller incisions result in quicker recovery times and reduced post-operative pain compared to traditional open surgeries.
  3. Diagnostic and Therapeutic Benefits:

    • Laparoscopy allows for both diagnosis and treatment, making it a versatile approach for various gastrointestinal conditions.

Choosing Minimally Invasive Care

Subtitle: Empowering Patients with Options

  1. Collaborative Decision-Making:

    • Discussing the options of General Surgery with healthcare professionals to make informed decisions.
  2. Advancements in Technology:

    • Embracing cutting-edge technologies that enhance the precision and effectiveness of these procedures.

At Dickson Ambulatory Surgery Center, we take pride in adopting the most modern technique in General Surgery—minimally invasive surgery, commonly known as laparoscopy. This cutting-edge approach allows for the completion of many surgeries with minimal incisions, reducing pain, lowering the risk of infections, and expediting the recovery process for our patients. Our commitment to embracing modern practices places us at the forefront of General Surgery.

For personalized consultations and expert guidance on General Surgery, reach out to our dedicated team of healthcare professionals committed to your digestive health journey.