Minimally Invasive Surgery at Pennsylvania Hospital
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Gastrointestinal Surgery

The Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery at Pennsylvania Hospital provides comprehensive, multidisciplinary, patient-centered care for a wide range of advanced laparoscopic and robotic procedures. We are consistently ranked among the top 10 in the nation by US News and World Report, and our surgeons are recognized as "Top Docs" by Philadelphia Magazine.

The Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) Program at Pennsylvania Hospital has nearly a quarter century of experience performing advanced laparoscopic and robotic procedures per year.

Our team provides MIS for:

  • Cholecystectomy
  • Antireflux surgery
  • Colon resection
  • Esophageal surgery, including myotomy and resection
  • Bariatric surgery Inguinal hernia repair
  • Liver resection
  • Abdominal wall hernia repair
  • Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic staging of abdominal malignancy
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Removal of gastric tumor
  • Pancreatic surgery

Gastrointestinal surgery team:

Allen H. Bar, MD, FACS
Matt L. Kirkland, MD, FACS
Alan L. Schuricht, MD, FACS
Ian S. Soriano, MD, FACS
David Wernsing, MD, FACS


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