Abington Memorial Hospital Announces New Center for Advanced Gastrointestinal Surgery

This innovative center emphasizes minimally invasive approaches to traditional surgery whenever possible for the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal ailments and disorders.

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“Excellent outcomes, quicker recovery, less pain and fewer side effects are core priorities of the program,” said Kenric Murayama, MD, Department of Surgery chair.

Abington, PA (PRWEB) March 05, 2014

The team of highly skilled surgeons treats a wide array of diseases including GI surgical oncology, colorectal surgery and esophageal surgery. The team includes Steven A. Fassler, MD; Robert K. Josloff, MD; Soo Y. Kim, MD; Kenric Murayama, MD; Michael L. Nussbaum, MD; Ho Pak, MD and D. Mark Zebley, MD.

“Excellent outcomes, quicker recovery, less pain and fewer side effects are core priorities of the program,” said Kenric Murayama, MD, Department of Surgery chair. “Abington Health surgeons perform the most colorectal operations in the Delaware Valley so we are well positioned to provide exceptional care by well-trained, skilled and experienced surgeons.”

The program includes a nurse navigator who provides one-on-one personalized patient care throughout the course of treatment.

Surgeons at the Center for Advanced Gastrointestinal Surgery have experience in and use the latest technologies to treat a wide array of conditions, including colon, gallbladder, bile duct, esophageal, stomach, pancreatic and rectal cancers; diaphragm (hiatal) hernias, gastroesophageal reflux, inflammatory bowel disease, liver tumors and spleen disorders.

To learn more about the Center for Advanced Gastrointestinal Surgery, call 215-481-2247 or visit us online at abingtonhealth.org/cags.

About Abington Memorial Hospital

Abington Memorial Hospital is a 665-bed, acute care teaching hospital with a medical staff of more than 1,100 physicians and more than 5,600 employees. These professionals provide medical care and health services to residents of Bucks, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties.

A regional provider, Abington Memorial Hospital has the only Level II accredited trauma center in Montgomery County and offers highly specialized services in cardiac care, cancer care, neurosciences, orthopaedics, home health and maternal/child health.

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