Patient Education

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The patient education links provided here are intended to provide general overview information.  They are not intended to serve as a substitute for professional medical care or a discussion between you and your surgeon about your condition or surgical treatment. Specific recommendations may vary among health care professionals.

Click on the following links for more information about commonly performed surgeries.



Apendectomia (Español)

Bile Duct Cancer

Breast Cancer Surgery options

Cholecystectomy (Removal of gallbladder)

Colecistectomia (Español)

Colon Resection – Laparoscopic

Diagnostic Laparoscopy

Hernia – Inguinal and Femoral Repair

Hernia – Inguinal and Femoral Repair (Español)

Hernia – Umbilical Repair

Hernia – Umbilical Repair (Español)

Large Bowel (Colon) Resection

Large Bowel (Colon) Resection (Español)

Liver Cancer (general information and surgical options)

Meckel’s diverticulectomy

Meckel’s diverticulectomy (Español)

Pancreatic Cancer

PDF information booklet-Click to open

Pancreas surgery (Whipple Procedure)


Parathyroidectomy (Español)

Small Bowel Resection

Small Bowel Resection (Español)

Splenectomy – Laparoscopic

Thyroid Gland Removal

Thyroid Gland Removal (Español)