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Surgical Oncology / Breast Surgery
Our team includes board-certified, fellowship trained surgeons whose focus is on treating women with breast disease. The decision to undergo breast surgery depends on many factors, and we work closely with you to determine the most appropriate path for treating cancerous and non-cancerous breast diseases. Our breast surgeons help you better understand your condition and educate you about your options.
Your primary care provider may recommend an appointment to see a surgical specialist. Our general surgeons are highly experienced in performing many newer, advanced non-invasive (laparoscopic) procedures. Our general surgeons are specially trained and supported by a highly experienced multidisciplinary team. Utilizing state-of-the-art operating suites at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital and Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford, our patients experience exceptional outcomes. When surgery is necessary, we can coordinate your follow-up care closely with your primary care physician to ensure a speedy recovery.
Our Center for Weight Management and Weight Loss Surgery at Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford is designated a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by the prestigious American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery. In addition, our program has earned the designation of “Blue Distinction” from Blue Cross and Blue Shield. Our bariatric surgeons have undergone extensive training in the latest weight loss surgical techniques and are committed to working with every patient after surgery to ensure the best path for long-term success. Our surgeons work closely with physicians certified by the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) to offer offers a comprehensive and effective approach to maximizing overall health and reversing obesity-related co-morbidities.
We offer today’s most successful procedures to reduce food intake, including Roux-en-y gastric bypass surgery, laparoscopic gastric band procedure (LAP-BAND®), and vertical sleeve gastrectomy. Our procedures are performed using minimally invasive surgical techniques, which means patients benefit from fewer incisions, faster recovery, and better pain control.