surgery; cancer and benign enlargement / hypercalcemia
- Pilonidal cysts
- Venous Access Ports and Catheters for TPN (Total Parenteral Nutrition), long term IV (Intravenous) antibiotics
- Laparoscopic and open insertion of the abdominal portion of VP (Ventriculo-Peritoneal) Shunts
- Lymph node biopsies and lymph node dissection
- Skin tumors, biopsies and lesions (lipomas moles, skin cancer, melanoma)
- Lacerations, skin cysts
- Splenectomy for ITP or tumors
We routinely care for patients with abdominal pain. Right Lower Quadrant (RLQ) abdominal pain is perhaps one of the most common patient complaints leading to a surgical consultation.
The possibility of appendicitis must always be considered.
Appendicitis can usually be treated by laparoscopic appendectomy, but occasionally requires use of the open technique.