General Surgery


Welcome to the Department of General Surgery at Kaiser Permanente Northwest. General surgeons are specialists who focus on diseases of the abdomen and its contents (stomach, small and large intestine, liver, pancreas, gallbladder, and bile ducts) as well as breast, skin and soft tissue, and the endocrine system, among others. We care for patients who may require surgical treatment in any of these areas. Our General Surgeons are board certified in General Surgery and several have obtained advanced specialized training in colon & rectal surgery, minimally invasive gastrointestinal surgery, surgical critical care, bariatric surgery, and surgical oncology. We strive to provide high-quality care in a compassionate, holistic, and efficient manner.

Areas of Surgery include:

  • Breast
  • Colon & Rectal
  • Endocrine (Adrenal, Thyroid, Parathyroid)
  • Gallbladder
  • Hernias (all types)
  • Liver, Biliary, Pancreas
  • Skin and Soft Tissue
  • Small Intestine
  • Reflux operations and hernias around the esophagus

General Surgery Specialties include:

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Minimal Invasive Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology (cancer surgery)
  • Hepatobiliary Surgery (liver, pancreas)
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Hernia and Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Surgery