Digestive Disorder Surgery
Issues with your digestive system can disrupt your daily life. Surgery from Adventist Health can help you find relief and get back in the swing of things.
You benefit from highly skilled surgeons who use leading therapies to help you get relief. From appendicitis to diverticulitis, we deliver timely, expert care.
Expert surgical care for digestive disorders
Surgery can be an important step toward recovering from digestive disorders. If you need surgery for a problem like diverticulitis or gallbladder attacks, our team is here for you with care close to home. Our nurses, physicians, caring office staff and other specialists also put every effort into making your experience a positive one.
We offer minimally invasive techniques that are not widely available outside of urban settings. Treatments may include laparoscopic or robotic surgery, which require small incisions, so you can heal quickly.
Surgeons take time to get to know you and your medical needs. We only recommend a procedure if we know you’ll benefit from it. We can treat some conditions, like hemorrhoids, during in-office procedures.
General surgeons often work with digestive health specialists to carefully plan your procedure. We are in regular communication to ensure you receive the services that best meet your needs.
What to expect from digestive disorder surgery
Before your procedure, we provide all the information you need to feel prepared. The team explains the type of procedure you need and how it can help you. We also answer any questions you may have.
Find out more by reading our general surgery patient resources.
Digestive disorder procedures we perform
Our general surgeons perform a wide range of digestive disorder surgeries, including:
- Appendectomy: Removing an infected appendix
- Fundoplication: Strengthening the valve between the esophagus and stomach to treat reflux disease and prevent precancerous conditions—such as Barret’s esophagus—from worsening
- Colon and rectal surgery: Removing diseased portions of the colon, including areas with diverticulosis
- Cholecystectomy: Taking out the gallbladder in people with gallstones that cause discomfort
- Pancreatic surgery: Removing abnormal growths or treating complications of chronic inflammation
- Rectal prolapse surgery: Securing the rectum back in place if it’s pushing out from the anus
- Splenectomy: Removing the spleen in people with certain illnesses or who experience trauma that damages the spleen