At Baptist Health South Florida, our general surgeons are nationally recognized as pioneers in minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic surgery. We offer a complete range of minimally invasive surgical procedures, from hernia repairs, gallbladder and colon surgery, to bariatric surgery.

Our minimally invasive surgery experts use techniques to limit the size and number of incisions during surgery. That means quicker recovery from surgery with less pain. We also perform complex robotic surgery when appropriate.

Because of our commitment to research, innovation and quality, you have access to the most advanced treatments available.

What conditions are treated with general surgery at Baptist Health?

Our team uses minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic surgical treatments for a wide range of diseases and conditions. Baptist Health general surgeons treat:
  • Adrenal Tumors
  • Anal and rectal disease (fissures, hemorrhoids, fistulas)
  • Breast disease
  • Colon diseases
  • Diverticulitis
  • Gallbladder disease
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD
  • Hernias, including umbilical, inguinal, ventral, hiatal and incisional
  • Intestinal disease
  • Paraesophageal hernia
  • Sebaceous cysts and subcutaneous masses
  • Thyroid and parathyroid disease
  • Morbid obesity

What treatments are offered by general surgeons at Baptist Health South Florida?

The general surgeons at Baptist Health are nationally recognized for performing innovative, minimally invasive surgeries. The surgeries our experts perform include:
  • Bariatric surgery (weight-loss surgery)
  • Colorectal surgery
  • Endocrine surgery
  • Reflux surgery
  • Gallbladder surgery
  • Hernia and abdominal wall surgery
  • Intestine surgery
  • Parathyroid surgery
  • Stomach surgery
  • Robotic surgery


Our team of general surgery and minimally invasive surgery experts provide care at:

Our approach to general surgery care

Our approach to general surgery care

We are committed to developing the most advanced surgical approaches and advancing new technologies to improve your surgical experience and outcomes. We believe in caring for you as a patient, and as a person. Our goal is to make sure your surgery is effective with the least possible disruption to your life. Through minimally invasive and robotic techniques, we minimize your stay in the hospital, improve your recovery experience, and get you back to doing the things you love.

Meet the general surgery team

Our general surgery team offers skill and expertise in a wide range of specialties. When you need surgery, we work together to provide you options that meet your unique needs.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • By training the surgeons of tomorrow, we are providing you advanced treatments today. Baptist Health is proud to have a nationally recognized minimally invasive surgery fellowship program. Our surgeons are faculty members of Florida International University’s Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, which means we are actively involved in research to develop new surgical techniques and bring them to you before they are available at other health systems.

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