General surgeons at the University of Miami Health provide treatment for conditions that affect the organs, glands, and tissues in the abdomen, as well as care for wounds. We can treat a wide range of conditions — from appendicitis to cancer. Our surgeons may perform open procedures using a large incision or minimally invasive procedures using a few, small incisions.
UHealth general surgeons help shape the future of surgical care through extensive research and by training the next generation of surgeons. Using skills and expertise, our board-certified surgeons perform the latest, innovative laparoscopic and robotic surgical procedures.
We treat the following conditions:
- Acid reflux
- Gallbladder disease
- Gastrointestinal cancer
- Liver cancer
- Liver disease
- Pancreatic cancer
Types of general surgery include:
- Bile duct surgery
- Laparoscopic surgery
- Liver resection
- Minimally invasive surgery
- Pancreatic resection
- Robotic surgery
- Whipple procedure
Why Choose UHealth?
Improving the future of surgical care. We participate in the latest research and clinical trials, which help determine which surgeries work best for which patients. This research improves patient safety and quality of care while shaping the future of surgical treatment. Our surgeons have helped develop new procedures to treat a wide range of conditions, helping patients experience faster recoveries and fewer surgical risks.
A comprehensive team of surgeons. We provide advanced surgical care for many health problems — from heart conditions to cancer. You’ll receive care from a surgeon who has specialized experience and expertise in your specific condition, ensuring you receive the right care for your needs.
Leaders in robotic surgery treatment. The University of Miami Health is home to some of the world’s most experienced robotic surgeons. That’s why doctors from across the globe come to our facility to learn from our surgeons. We were the first academic medical center to use the da Vinci Xi robotic surgery system and complete more than 5,000 robotic surgeries — procedures that offer less pain and scarring and a faster recovery.