Surgical Procedures

Procedures performed by Paragon Surgical Specialists include:

General Surgery

  • Cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal and other biliary procedures)
  • Hernia surgery (umbilical, inguinal, incisional)
  • Breast surgery (biopsies, breast cancer surgeries)
  • Colectomy (partial small bowel/colon removal)
  • Appendectomy
  • Thyroid surgery
  • Minimally invasive radioguided parathyroidectomy (MIRP)
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Lower extremity amputations
  • Hiatal Hernia

Thoracic Surgery

  • Thoracotomy (endoscopic surgical procedures of the chest)
  • Chest tube insertion
  • Lung resection (removal of all or part of the lung)

Treatment of Varicose & Spider Veins

  • Endovenous laser treatment (EVLT)
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Varicose vein stripping

Vascular Surgery

  • Catheter placement for chemotherapy (port-a-cath placement)

Laparoscopic Procedures

Using advanced technology, certain procedures can be performed laparoscopically.  These procedures require much smaller incisions and can greatly reduce patient recovery time.

  • Cholecystectomy (removal of gall bladder)
  • Appendectomy (removal of appendix)
  • Colectomy (partial bowel/colon removal)
  • Hernia surgery
  • Adrenalectomy (removal of one or both adrenal glands)
  • Splenectomy (removal of spleen)
  • Anti-reflux surgery (fundoplication for GERD)
  • Gallbladder – Single Site
  • Inguinal Hernias

In-Office (Minor) Procedures

  • Removal of skin tags, moles, lesions, as well as excisions for mass or cysts
  • I & D (incision and drainage) of infected cysts or thrombosed hemorrhoids