Dr. Dobson performs the following General Surgery procedures:
Esophageal Surgery
Resection for cancer
Treatment of GERD
Repair of esophageal fistulas
Gastric Surgery (open and laparoscopic)
Gastrectomy for cancer, functional disorders, and reconstruction/repair of bariatric complications
Duodenal and Pancreatic Disease
Pacreatico-duodenectomy [Whipple Procedure]
Pancreatic Diseases including pancreatic strictures, fistulas, and pancreatitis
Duodenectomy for benign and malignant disease
Laparascopic and Conventional Surgery of the Small Intestine
Crohn’s Disease
Enterocutaneous Fistula
Chronic Small Bowel Obstructions and Adhesionlysis
Treatment of Advanced Gastrointestinal Cancers
Coordinating neoadjuvant chemoradiation therapy for cancers of the foregut (esophagus, stomach, pancreas), and neoadjuvant therapy for rectal cancers
Treatment of Metastatic & Primary Liver Lesions
Hepatic resection, cryoablation, and radiofrequency ablation of hepatic lesions (adenocarcinoma, carcinoid, GIST, etc).
Vascular Access Procedures
Insertion of Mediports/Portacaths, Dialysis/Plasmapheresis Lines, etc.
Repair of Simple and Complex Hernias
Inguinal, incisional, ventral, and complex (recurrent) hernias
Repair of complex abdominal wall hernias and removal of infected mesh
Component separation
Robotic Hernia Repair
Advanced Hepatobiliary Surgery
Diseases of the gallbladder, liver, pancreas, and biliary system, including hepatic resections, biliary reconstructions and resection of Klatskin tumors
Treatment of Retroperitoneal and Intraabdominal tumors
GIST, Sarcoma, Lymphomas, etc.
Appendectomy and Cholecystectomy (Laparascopic) and Open
Trauma Surgery
Advanced Endoscopy and Therapeutic Endoscopy
Stricture dilation/ballon therapy, stent placement, percutaneous gastrostomy (PEG)
Soft Tissue Tumor Resection and Temporal Artery, Muscle, and Nerve Biopsy
Surgical Critical Care and Management of Complex Surgical Patients