Minimally Invasive General Surgery
7777 Forest Lane Suite A.214 Dallas, TX 75230 972.566.7860
surgery for hernias, weight loss (sleeve gastrectomy), the digestive system including colon and gallbladder, as well as endocrine procedures for the thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal gland. He chooses the most effective, yet minimally invasive approach to your surgery so that you can get back to your normal routine as soon as possible. Dr. Bell and his team will work closely with you and your referring physician during the time surrounding your surgery. Call today to schedule a consultation. We look forward to meeting you!
This form of laparoscopic surgery allows some attractive features for the surgeon and the patient. One great advantage of robotic surgery is the three dimensional and magnified view of the abdomen. Though it is often called a "robot," da Vinci cannot act on its own. Surgery is performed entirely by Dr. Bell. The da Vinci System translates Dr. Bell's hand movements into smaller, more precise movements by using tiny, wristed instruments that can rotate far greater than the read more Patients can live a normal life without a gallbladder. The gallbladder is located next to the liver and merely stores the bile fluid that the liver makes. Your gallbladder releases stored bile into the common bile duct which flows into the small intestine. Bile is used in the small intestine to help digest fatty meals. After the gallbladder is removed, bile flows directly from the liver down the common bile duct into the small intestine. Gallstones can be present inside the read more A thyroid nodule may be found by the patient by sensing a lump or mass in the neck or by the primary physician on physical exam. Some thyroid nodules can be a problem for the patient due to the fact that they may be hyperfunctional by causing too much hormone release. Other thyroid nodules may harbor malignancy and should be removed with surgery. Nodules with certain characteristics do not require surgery and can be simply followed by your primary physician. read more
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