General Surgery

The Center for Advanced Surgery performs both elective as well as emergency surgery to treat the full spectrum of conditions affecting the esophagus, stomach, gallbladder, spleen, and intestines. Minimally invasive surgery is our standard of care for both inpatient and outpatient procedures, which include procedures such as:

  • Gall bladder removal (cholecystectomy)
  • Appendectomy
  • Hernia surgery
  • Spleen removal 
  • Fundoplication and other procedures for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Treatment for gastric cancer

Our team has the depth and breadth of experience to provide expert care for patients with gastric cancer and other complex conditions that may require robotic surgery or other resources available at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia.

The Center for Advanced Surgery is dedicated to performing surgical procedures using minimal access techniques whenever possible, so that patients may enjoy faster recovery and fewer post-surgical complications. As such, the Center has become a leader in laparoscopic, and endoscopic, surgery in the full range of subspecialties. Lawrence Hospital surgeons include many of the most accomplished and proficient surgeons in the country.

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