Surgery

WMed Health Surgery provides consultations, diagnosis, and treatment for adults and children requiring surgical procedures. Appointments may require a physician referral. 

Services and procedures we provide include:

  • Acute care surgery
  • Advanced endoscopic evaluation and surgical treatment of upper gastrointestinal and small bowel disorders, including:
    • Achalasia
    • Barrett's Esophagus
    • Hiatal hernia
    • Specific evaluations for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) including manometry and 24-hour pH study
    • Ulcers
  • Advanced foregut laparoscopic surgery, including:
    • Heller Myotomy for achalasia
    • Laparoscopic hiatal hernia repair
    • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery such as Nissan fundoplication (i.e. stomach wrap for GERD)
    • Laparoscopic surgery of stomach for ulcers and tumors
  • Breast surgery:
    • Benign and malignant tumors 
    • Sentinel lymph node biopsy
    • Breast cysts
  • daVinci Robotic Surgery for inguinal and ventral hernias, gallbladder disease and GERD
  • Endocrine surgery
    • Adrenal glands
    • Parathyroid
    • Thyroid
  • Gastrointestinal endoscopy including:
    • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy(EGD) for diagnosis of upper gastrointestinal tract diseases such as Barrett's Esophagus and peptic ulcer disease
    • Screening colonoscopy for colon and rectal cancer
    Gastrointestinal surgeries and procedures, including:
    • Appendectomy
    • Colon surgery for benign disease such as diverticulitis, bleeding, malignant tumors and colostomy reversal
    • Esophagus and stomach surgery for benign and malignant tumors
    • Explaratory surgery, both laparoscopic and open
    • Feedint tubes such as percutaneous gastrostomy and jejunostomy
    • Gallbladder surgery as laparoscopic cholecystectomy and biliary ducts surgery
    • Small bowel surgery for tumors
    • Surgery for benign pancreatic diseases such as cysts
    • Surgery for bowel obstruction
  • Hernia surgery including open and laparoscopic techniques for the following hernias: 
    • Inguinal
    • Umbilical
    • Ventral/Incisional
    • Femoral
  • Laparoscopic solid organ surgery such as splenectomy and adrenalectomy
  • Lymph node biopsy
  • Skin excisions and biopsy of skin lesions such as lipomas, tumors and hidradenitis

Our Location

Surgery Clinic
WMed Health Surgery is located on the first floor of the Oakland Drive Campus at 1000 Oakland Drive.

WMed Health Surgery is located at 1000 Oakland Drive on the 1st floor in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Parking is available adjacent to the building. Our practice is a non-smoking environment. We strive to provide a clean environment for our patients.

Fees and Insurance

WMed Health Surgery participates with many insurance providers, including Medicaid and Medicaid Health Plans. Before you first visit, check with your insurance company to understand what services will be paid for by your insurance plan. For every appointment, you will need to bring your insurance card(s). Co-pays are due at the time of service and accepted forms of payment are cash, check, MasterCard, Visa, and Discover. If you have questions, our patient financial counselors we are ready to help you. Please call our Billing Department at 269.337.4460.

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