Minimally Invasive Surgery at Pennsylvania Hospital
About Minimally Invasive Surgery at Pennsylvania Hospital
What is Minimally Invasive Surgery?
Who is a Candidate?
Types of Minimally Invasive Surgeries

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Colorectal Surgery

Gastrointestinal Surgery

Gynecologic Surgery

Orthopaedic Surgery

Thoracic Surgery

Urologic surgery

Vascular Surgery
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Colorectal Surgery

Colorectal minimally invasive surgeries include:

  • A full range of laparoscopic colon procedures
  • A full range of laparoscopic rectal procedures
  • Laparoscopic illeostomy creation and closure
  • Laparoscopic colostomy creation and closure
  • Procedures to treat Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, polyps, diverticulitis and cancer

Colorectal surgery:

Joshua I.S. Bleier, MD
Matt L. Kirkland, MD, FACS
Najjia N. Mahmoud, MD
David S. Wernsing, MD, FACS


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