General Surgery

Join Premier Health providers as they answer common questions about general surgery topics. You'll also find videos and other resources with tips to help you and your family live well, be well. 

Appendectomy: A Minimally Invasive Procedure for a Minimally Useful Part

Having intense pain in your abdomen that gets worse and even causes nausea over a few hours could be a sign of appendicitis. Learn more


Appendicitis is a common illness that affects people of all ages although it is most commonly found in younger adults. Learn more about appendicitis, its symptoms and how it can look and feel like many other things by viewing our infographic.

The Gallbladder

The gallbladder is a pear-shaped organ under the liver that stores bile. Learn more about the ins, outs and roundabouts of the gallbladder and how your body works with or without one by viewing our infographic.

General Surgery FAQ

Do you have questions about general surgery? Get answers to commonly asked questions about general surgery topics that affect your family.

You Lost the Weight. Now Lose the Sagging Skin.

Body contouring surgery removes excess skin following dramatic weight loss. Learn about the risks, recovery, and if you're a candidate. Read more!

Your Surgery During a Pandemic: What To Expect

Even during the COVID-19 pandemic, you can undergo surgery. But special precautions are in place to keep you and hospital staff safe. Learn more.