General Surgery is a specialized field of surgery which includes a wide range of procedures involving the neck, chest, abdomen and extremities.
Some of the most common procedures involve:
Vascular Surgery involves surgery on blood vessels throughout the body, except those within the heart and brain. Vascular surgical procedures are often performed to correct the many complications of atherosclerosis -- a disease in which fatty plaques develop on the inner walls of the arteries, causing hardening of the arteries and obstruction of blood flow.
Some of the most common procedures include:
Advanced Laparoscopy involves placing a small tube with a light source into the abdomen or chest cavity to examine the internal organs. These procedures are often used to determine the diagnosis or extent of a disease, and for the performance of the actual surgery.
Some common procedures include:
Surgical Oncology involves general surgical procedures of many treatable cancers, and the management of all aspects of cancer therapy. This includes surgical intervention, coordination with the medical and radiation oncologist and involvement in national protocols for new treatment of cancer. Although general surgery training includes intensive training in cancers that are surgically treated, there are unusual cancers that require further training. Surgical Associates of Marquette provides this type of care and is active in support groups for patients with some types of cancer.
Our surgeons are specially trained to manage cancers of the:
Whether you are considering cosmetic or reconstructive plastic surgery, you want the skill of an ASPS Member Surgeon - a doctor with more than six years of surgical training and experience, with at least three years specifically in plastic surgery. Dr. Geissler and Dr. Harl’s training and experience make them uniquely qualified to perform your cosmetic or reconstructive procedure.