From Your Surgeon's Desk

Are You Morbidly Obese? Bariatric Treatment Can Help

If you’re unsure whether you qualify as overweight, obese, or morbidly obese, you should visit your doctor for a physical. Your doctor can measure body fat in many ways. One of the most common ways people measure body fat is with the Body Mass Index (BMI), based on...

Breast Reconstruction Surgery

If you need surgical removal of a breast tumor, you may be considering breast reconstruction as part of your cancer recovery journey. Many women are apprehensive about the idea of breast reconstruction and don’t know what to expect or what options they have. Breast...

Vein Pain: Solutions for Varicose Veins

Many people don't associate veins with pain, but when you develop varicose veins, you live with daily discomfort. Varicose veins are not just a cosmetic problem; they can cause swelling, dangerous blood clots, inflammation, and even ulcers under the skin. A number of...

Relief From Hemorrhoids

If you suffer from extremely itchy and painful hemorrhoids, then you might try as many over-the-counter treatments as you can to ease your symptoms. But even with the best products available, the pain caused by your hemorrhoids can still plague you. You'll need...

Ground Breaking GERD Treatment

Just over a year ago Dr Trudie Goers , laparoendoscopic and gastrointestinal surgeon with The Surgical Clinic located at TriStar Centennial Medical Center made news as she became the first Tennessee surgeon to use the minimally invasive laparoscopic procedure...