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General Surgery

The general surgeons at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo perform surgeries for elective typical general surgery problems and are available 24 hours a day for emergencies. Common general surgery procedures include the following:

  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal)
  • Hernia repairs: inguinal (groin), umbilical (belly button) and ventral hernia repair (incisional)
  • Appendectomy
  • Colon surgery for cancer and diverticulitis
  • Breast cancer and benign breast problems
  • Thyroid and parathyroid
  • Cancer port insertions
  • Hemorrhoid
  • Anti-reflux surgery/hiatal hernia repair
  • Trauma
  • Abscess drainage
  • Removal of lipomas (benign soft tissue tumors) and sebaceous cysts
  • Amputation
  • Cancer port insertions
  • Dialysis access
  • Vein
  • Robotic


NMMC’s general surgeons are board certified by the American Board of Surgery.