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GERD Surgeon/ Gallbladder Surgeon/ Hernia Surgeon/ Varicose Veins Surgeon

General Surgery is a Surgical Specialty

Boise General Surgery Procedures

General surgeons continue training in a surgical residency for a minimum of five years after medical school in order to be board certified as general surgeon. Below are categories encompassing frequent general surgery procedures.

Robotic Surgery

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The da Vinci System has brought minimally invasive surgery to more than 3 million patients worldwide. da Vinci technology – changing the experience of surgery for people around the world.

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Bowel Surgery

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A surgery which is done to remove a portion of the small intestine is called Small Bowel Surgery/ Small Bowel Resection, or an Enterectomy. It is performed when part of the small intestine is either blocked or diseased.

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Hiatal Hernia / GERD Treatment

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Hiatal Hernia / GERD is the flow of acid from the stomach into the esophagus. The acid can travel back (reflux) as far as the throat. Do you often have heartburn or sour-tasting fluid in your throat? If so, you may have gastroesophageal reflux disease (Hiatal Hernia / GERD).

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Gallbladder Surgery

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Many gallbladder problems are caused by the dysfunction of the gallbladder, which may or may not include gallbladder stones. Gallstones form when substances in the bile crystallize and become solid. In some cases, the gallstones do not cause any symptoms.

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Lumps and Bumps

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In our practice we often remove skin lesions (such as moles, or nevi), subcutaneous masses such as lipomas, or even chronic areas of repeated infection such as sebaceous cysts that tend to recur intermittently.

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General Surgery

Saint Alphonsus in Boise, Idaho

Dr. Williams focuses on minimally invasive approaches to abdominal surgery including the gallbladder, stomach, intestines, hernia repair, acid reflux disease (Hiatal Hernia / GERD), varicose veins, cyst & tumor removal.

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Hernia Repair

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The abdominal wall is made up of layers of muscle, fat, and other tissues. Together, they strengthen the abdominal wall. Hernia surgery repairs a weakness in the muscle and connective tissue. This prevents the intestines or other tissue from bulging out again.

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Varicose Veins

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Any vein may become dilated and varicose, but the veins most commonly affected are those in your legs and feet. That's because standing and walking upright increases the pressure in the veins of your lower body.

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