General Surgeon Richard York M.D. in Ludington MIGENERAL SURGERY

Gastrointestinal:
Stomach, esophagus, small intestines, colon (large intestine), rectum, liver, gallbladder, pancreas, anus, bile ducts, spleen and appendix.  This includes treatment of cancers, polyps, reflux disease, inflammatory bowel disease, colitis, diverticulitis, hiatal hernia, bowel obstructions, and internal bleeding

Trauma: 
Various soft tissue injuries (not bones), such as lacerations, hematomas, burns, and other wounds.  He also has vast experience in treating chronic wounds that may be difficult to heal by normal means, employing specialized wound care products, skin grafts and Wound-Vac dressings.

Hernia:
Inguinal, umbilical, femoral, incisional (ventral) hernias, and others.

Breast:
Treatment of benign and malignant breast diseases.  This includes all stages of breast cancer, including biopsies, lumpectomy, mastectomy, sentinel node biopsy, and full axillary node dissections when appropriate.

Skin Tumors (benign and malignant)
Includes basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, malignant melanoma, precancerous lesions and others.

Thyroid & parathyroid:
Evaluation and treatment of goiter, thyroid nodules, thyroid cancer and hyperparathyroidism.

Surgical treatment of infections: 
Abscesses, both deep and superficial, cellulitis, pilionidal cysts, ingrown nails.

Vascular Access: 
Portacaths, Hickman catheters

Laparoscopic Surgery:
Many of these abdominal operations can now be performed through very small incisions, using specialized laparoscopic tools.