General surgeons are specially trained to diagnose and treat a variety of diseases and disorders throughout most of the body, especially in the abdominal area. Some of the specific problems treated at Bakersfield Heart Hospital include:
- Digestive issues involving the esophagus, stomach, intestines and colon
- Gall stones
- Hernia repairs
- Kidney stones
- Skin lesions and lumps
Many surgeries are minimally invasive, requiring only small incisions, resulting in less pain and faster recovery.