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General Surgery

General Surgery

Medical Specialties






At SSM Health, we strive to stay at the forefront of the surgery field because surgical methods are ever-changing. Our goal is to reduce risk, decrease recovery time and achieve excellent results. Some of our newest surgical options include both minimally invasive surgery and non-surgical alternatives.

Minimally invasive procedures are accomplished through a smaller incision in the skin, which means less scarring, less risk, less pain and faster recovery. Minimally invasive options are available to our patients in the areas of:

  • abdominal hernias
  • appendix removal
  • colon surgery
  • hiatal hernia repair
  • joint replacement
  • reflux disease
  • sentinel node biopsies for breast cancer
  • sinus disease

Non-surgical alternatives utilize new technologies such as medical imaging and thermal energy to accomplish treatment without any surgical incision. We are currently harnessing the power of thermal energy to treat chronic illness, such as sinus obstruction or GERD.


General surgery is located on the first floor of SSM Health Monroe Clinic Medical Group in Monroe. 

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