General Surgery

Samaritan Medical Center offer many different types of surgeries and General Surgery, despite its name, is a surgical specialty that focuses on the abdomen, chest and pelvis, including the breasts, stomach, esophagus, intestines, liver, gallbladder, pancreas and spleen. Learn more about our General Surgery Robotic Procedures as well.

Common conditions our General Surgeons treat include:

  • Appendicitis
  • Breast diseases
  • Breast cancer
  • Colon cancer
  • Endocrine diseases
  • Heartburn
  • Hernias
  • Gallbladder disease
  • Gallstones
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic ulcer disease
  • Small intestine cancer
  • Stomach cancer
  • Ulcers
  • Varicose veins


Some of the most common General Surgery procedures:

  • Anti-reflux surgery
  • Appendectomy (appendix removal)
  • Bowel resection
  • Breast biopsy
  • Breast lump excision
  • Cholecystectomy (gall bladder removal)
  • Colonoscopy
  • GERD surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy (hemorrhoid surgery)
  • Hernia repair
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Liver Resection/Biopsy
  • Mastectomy
  • Nephrectomy (kidney removal)
  • Parathyroid surgery
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Splenectomy (spleen removal)
  • Thyroidectomy

Our General Surgeons:

Eduardo B. Barayuga MD
Bradford Bilicki DO
Kenneth I. Brydges DO
Leo J. Gosselin Jr. MD
Robert O. Kimball MD
Deborah Norris DO

If you are undergoing any General Surgery or procedure please refer to information about being prepared for surgery. Being preparing for your surgery is vital, understanding Pre-Admission TestingAnesthesia, and Post-Surgery Care is critical to the success of your surgery.

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