Minimally Invasive Surgery

Mercy Fitzgerald surgeons perform a wide range of procedures using minimally invasive or laparoscopic techniques. Our surgeons are experts in performing techniques that involve small incisions and result in minimized postoperative pain, less scarring and overall quicker patient recovery.  Minimally invasive surgery is performed on an inpatient and outpatient basis, depending on the procedure.

Surgeries include:

  • Appendectomy
  • Bariatric surgery
  • Breast
  • Colectomy
  • Gallbladder
  • Hernia repair (epigastric, inguinal, umbilical, ventral)
  • Liver
  • Lap band
  • Pancreatectomy
  • Thyroid
  • Spleen