General Surgery

Areas Of Expertise

The department of surgery consists of over 30 surgeons involved with educating future surgeons and scientists while providing cutting edge care to the people of the Rio Grande Valley. The majority of the general surgery practice includes hernias, biliary disease, both benign and malignant breast disease, soft tissue disease, peripheral vascular disease, and gastrointestinal disease but we can refer you for specialized care via our clinical faculty in the following specialties:

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Hepatobiliary Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Robotic Single Site Surgery
  • Surgical Critical Care
  • Transplant Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

General/Breast Tumor Board

We take a multidisciplinary approach to address each cancer case in a very patient oriented manner. Every week the surgeons, pathologists, radiologists, oncologists, and other staff meet to discuss individual cases to come up with a treatment plan that is patient specific.