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Areas of surgical specialty

The general surgery department provides care for surgical conditions that include:

  • Benign diseases
  • Malignant and inflammatory conditions of the lymphatic system
  • Thyroid
  • Parathyroid
  • Breast
  • Soft Tissue
  • Hepatobiliary organ (liver) systems
  • Colorectal
  • Tumors and growths
  • Weight loss

For more information about specific areas of medicine and conditions, visit our specialties menu. 

Treatment and services

Optum surgeons use the most advanced tools and techniques, including minimally invasive (laparoscopic) surgery and robotic assisted technology to optimize your safety and recovery. 

  • Fine and core needle biopsies (for breast lesions)
  • Excisional and radical excisional treatments of soft tissue (for tumors and growths)
  • Abdominal procedures
  • Bariatric surgery
  • And more

Medical care and help

An Optum specialist in the area of your concern can diagnose your condition and help refer you to a surgeon if appropriate. Many procedures are performed on an out-patient basis, and allow you to return home the same day after recovery.

To find a specialist in the area of surgery you are looking for, visit our providers page.

Contact us if you have any questions.