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"They were very fast and efficient in treating me. My caregivers Joe, Micheal, & Stevie were wonderful. I would also like to thank the Drs clinic for sending me over so fast. A+ service" " - MB

"Thank you to the Springhill ER for taking such wonderful care of my son. Pam Jenkins and Dr. Jones took great care of him. Blessed to have such a wonderful hospital and amazing staff at Springhill Medical Center!! Thank you Dr. Jones and Pam!! " - PFP

"Ive had the best care from this hospital. Very polite and helpful staff. Not my favorite place to hang out but if I am sick this is where I will come. " - KE

"I was very impressed with this small town hospital very good staff. Very caring. And very friendly. The hospital was clean. The nurses took care of my granddaughter " - TP

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The introduction of laparoscopic removal of the gall bladder (Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy) in the late 1980s revolutionized the surgical management of many abdominal operations. It offered less discomfort to the patient and faster recovery. But it was only the delay in the development of proper instruments that prevented Colon and Rectal Surgeons from performing laparoscopic intestinal surgery until 1991.

Today, laparoscopic surgery is an increasingly popular option for people with intestinal conditions, who may need sections of the bowel repaired or removed. Laparoscopy is a minimally invasive procedure in which the surgeons operate through very tiny holes (approximately 1/2-inch wide) instead of large incisions (8- to 12-inch wide). While recovery from open surgery for intestinal disease, takes an average of six weeks, people who have undergone laparoscopic surgery tend to feel back to normal in just three weeks.


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J. Wayne Sessions, MD, FACS

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Kerry Byrnes, MD, FACS

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Having issues that require surgery?  

Ask your family physician to refer you to Springhill Medical Center Surgery Services for a consultation.  318.539.1087