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General Surgery

The general surgery practice at Rochester Regional Health is one of the most diverse in the region. Our surgeons offer expertise in a wide range of specialties, and are at the forefront of life-changing treatments in areas such as surgical oncology and laparoscopic procedures. Our general surgeons also specialize in removing cancerous tumors, abdominal wall hernias and have special expertise in surgery of the liver, endocrine system, gastrointestinal tract, and breast. 

Hear about the procedures and expertise of general surgeons from Matthew Schiralli, MD

Other areas of expertise include:

  • Advanced laparoscopic surgery, including: adrenal, appendix, bowel, colon, gallbladder, oncologic (cancer), reflux disease / hiatal hernia
  • Biliary and liver surgery
  • Endocrine: adrenal thyroid, parathyroid, and thyroid cancer
  • Hernia repair: hiatal, ventral, inguinal, umbilical and incisional
  • Colon and rectal disease: cancer, polyps, diverticulitis
  • Gastrointestinal: esophageal, gallbladder, pancreas, small intestine, stomach
  • Skin cancer: melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma
  • Sarcomas
  • Oncologic surgery
  • Anti-reflux surgery: LINX procedure
  • Mediport insertion
  • Pilonidal cyst
  • In-office procedures
  • Minimally-invasive surgeries under local anesthesia 

Our approach to care is built on providing the most comprehensive patient experience that coalesces medical expertise from a team of board-certified surgeons and medical professionals across the system.

With locations throughout the area, Rochester Regional Health's general surgery team is just minutes away. 

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Healthgrades General Surgery Award

Our teams at Rochester General Hospital and Unity Hospital are each one of America's 100 Best General Surgery hospitals in 2020. Both have also been consistently and nationally recognized for colorectal, esophageal-stomach, and small intestine surgeries, in addition to  General Surgery Excellence awards.
Learn more about our awards