Ascension Medical Group Sacred Heart Surgical Services at Port St. Joe
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General surgical care close to home
Our general surgeon at Ascension Sacred Heart Gulf delivers surgical care, including outpatient same-day surgery, emergency surgery, trauma surgery and inpatient procedures. The surgical center has image-guided technology, and our surgeon performs minimally invasive techniques whenever possible to help with recovery. Your surgical care team starts by listening to understand your health needs. We are here to answer your questions and provide pre-operative testing to help prepare you for your surgery. Then, we deliver personalized surgical care to fit your needs. Our surgeon offers surgical consultation appointments.
General surgical care services
We focus on surgical methods that help improve your recovery and are associated with fewer complications. Our general surgeon delivers surgical treatments for conditions that affect the entire body, including:
- Abdominal wall surgery
- Abdominal organ surgery - appendix, gallbladder
- Breast cancer
- Colon and rectal disease
- Pancreas and liver disease
- Sarcoma - soft tissue tumors
- Thyroid disease
- Trauma injuries and critical care
- Wound care
Minimally invasive surgery
Our surgeon specializes in minimally invasive surgical techniques, such as laparoscopic surgery. Our surgical approach is personalized for your needs. We focus on techniques that help improve wound healing, manage pain with less medication, and help you return to your daily activities. Minimally invasive surgery is typically used for:
- Appendectomy (appendix removal)
- Breast biopsy
- Gallbladder removal
- Groin hernia repair
- Thyroid surgery
The recovery process for minimally invasive surgeries may be quicker than regular surgery and typically doesn’t require an overnight stay in the hospital.