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General & Acute Care Surgery Procedures

The skilled and dedicated general surgical team at UH provides compassionate, expert care with the goal of getting patients back to their regular, daily activities as quickly as possible.

Common general and acute care surgery procedures include:

  • Abdominal wall reconstruction
  • Appendectomy (appendix removal)
  • Breast biopsy
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder removal)
  • Gastrostomy/jejunostomy (feeding tube placement)
  • GI endoscopy
  • Mastectomy (partial or total removal of the breast)
  • Spleen surgery
  • Skin grafting
  • Tracheostomy (creating airway opening)
  • Umbilical hernia repair
  • Ventral /Incisional hernia repair