Mark S. Hinson, MD, FACS
Bowel and Colon Resection
Hernia Surgery and Repair
Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter (Placement and Removal)
Diverticular Disease of the Colon
Hernia Repair (Open)
Lipoma, Cysts & Skin Lesion Excision
Lymph Node Biopsy/Dissection
Port-a-cath (Placement & Removal)
Reflux/Peptic Ulcer Disease Surgery
Fine Needle Breast Aspiration
EDUCATION & TRAINING
General Surgery Blog in Columbia
Due to the many types of conditions that we treat, we have a team of surgeons with a diverse set of skills, specialties, and experience. Some of our surgeons treat more specialized conditions, and some have training in emerging surgical techniques. And while our...
What is Gallbladder Disease? Gallbladder disease is a term used for several types of conditions that affect the body’s bile system. This system includes the liver, gallbladder, and bile ducts. If you're wondering where your gallbladder is, it is located underneath...
WHAT IS A GALLBLADDER ATTACK? One of the most painful gastrointestinal problems is gallbladder attacks. These attacks occur when bile and minerals in the gallbladder form small stone-like deposits or gallstones. As a result, the gallbladder tries to pass the stones...
Types of Weight Loss Bariatric Surgery There are several ways to accomplish bariatric weight loss surgery. One of the most common bariatric operations is Roux-en-Y (RNY) gastric bypass surgery, also known as a gastric bypass. Other surgeries that treat obesity include...
Pancreatic cancer is a tough and severe cancer prognosis. Of all the major cancers, pancreatic has one of the worst survival durations. The survival length of untreated advanced-stage pancreatic cancer is around 3.5 months. Early diagnosis and treatment are critical...
With any time you spend soaking up the sun, you need to remember that while it’s good to get your vitamin D in, you still need to protect your skin. Everyone needs around 15-30 minutes of sunlight a day to keep healthy levels of vitamin D. However, any exposure after...