At Coast Surgical we offer the most advanced operative techniques available. Our group prides in engaging in the most modern surgical methods by continuously studying. Some of the techniques we use include minimally invasive laparoscopy, robotically assistance for intraabdominal surgeries and endoscopic interventions.
Gallstones are hard particles that develop in the gallbladder and occur commonly with age. Some patients experience abdominal pain and nausea due to gallstones. These symptoms typically resolve after surgical removal of the gallbladder and gallstones. This can often be done safely with minimally invasive surgery. Patients can usually go home on the day of the surgery, and recovery is often very quick.
Breast cancer affects roughly 1 out of every 8 women in the United States. Fortunately, there have been significant advancements in the treatment of breast cancer with great improvement in outcomes. Breast cancer surgery involves removing the cancerous growth and sampling the draining lymph nodes. Depending on the patient's cancer, surgery can be breast conserving or may need removal of the whole breast. Fortunately, our associated plastic surgeon may offer immediate breast reconstruction. The surgery is typically performed as outpatient.
We are part of the Barnhart Cancer Center in Chula Vista. We coordinate care with all other members of team including radiation oncologists, oncologists, navigators.
In addition, there are numerous benign (non-cancerous) breast conditions that can affect women during their lifetime. Some may require surgical removal of affected tissues, which can be performed outpatient with a small incision. Many other conditions can be treated in the office with the aid of our ultrasound technology.