General Surgery

General Surgery

Grass Valley General Surgery Center

General surgeons are trained to manage a broad spectrum of diseases and injuries affecting almost any area of the body that requires surgical intervention. These physicians are involved in diagnosis, preoperative, operative and postoperative care of the surgical patient, and they are trained to provide comprehensive management of trauma and complete care of critically ill patients with underlying surgical conditions.
Dr. Waterbrook uses a variety of diagnostic techniques at grass valley surgery center for observing internal structures. So if you are looking for the General surgeon near me, then you can visit him. He is also trained in minimally invasive surgical techniques that use specialized instruments including laparoscopic surgery and soon he will be offering Davinci Robotic Surgery.
Although its scope is broad, general surgery usually involves the abdomen, breasts, esophagus, colon, peripheral vasculature, skin, and neck. Below is a list of some of the most common general surgery procedures we perform and conditions we treat:

Breast Disease
Breast Cancer
Sentinel lymph node biopsy

Bowel Obstruction
Colon Cancer
Diverticulosis & Diverticulitis
Ostomy Creation and Reversal
Ostomy Care

Esophagus and Stomach
Anti-Reflux Surgery (Nissen Fundoplication)
Barrett’s Esophagus
Heartburn, Acid Reflux, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Hiatal Hernia
Stomach Cancer
Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) Feeding Tube Placement

Gallbladder Disease
Gallbladder Surgery (Cholecystectomy)

Hernia Repair
Femoral ( groin) Hernia
Hiatal Hernia
Inguinal (groin) Hernia
Incisional Hernia
Umbilical Hernia

Pediatric Surgery
Hernia Repair -Umbilical and Inguinal

Skin & Soft Tissue
Lipoma excision
Benign skin lesions
Skin cancer –
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Total and partial Thyroidectomy


Vascular access catheter
Dialysis Acess
Central Venous catheter with port
Central Venous catheter without port