General Surgery

Treatments

Hernia

Hernia Repair New JerseyOur surgeons provide service excellence by taking a holistic approach to a common disorder. By integrating evidence based medicine with best surgical practices, our surgeons offer high quality Hernia Care, tailored to each patient. By utilizing tension-free and minimally invasive techniques, our patients return to their activities of daily living soon and are left with a durable repair tailored to each patient. By utilizing tension-free and minimally invasive techniques, our patients return to their activities of daily living soon and are left with a durable repair.

 

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Gall Stones and Gall Bladder Disease

gallGallstones and the diseases which are caused by them, are the most common general surgical problem, the surgeons of Highland Park Surgical Associates treat. While not all gall stones cause problems, those that do should undergo prompt surgical evaluation.
Gall stones most commonly form from precipitation of cholesterol in bile. Bile is created and drains into a pipe or duct which passes from the liver into the gut. When we are in a fasting state the body closes the gate on pipe and bile backs up and is stored in the Gall Bladder. In the Gall bladder the bile sits and concentrates while awaiting stimulation from a meal. During this time the cholesterol precipitates out.

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Acute Care Surgery

Acute Care Surgery revolves around the specialized treatment of specific surgical diseases and the surrounding consequences induced on the body by those diseases. Often worsened by pre-existing conditions, the care given to patients suffering from these processes starts by trying to improve the state the body is in prior to embarking on the surgical procedure. Sometimes interval procedures may be required in order to complete the task at hand.

 

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Geriatric and Palliative Surgery

With our aging population, it has become increasingly important to focus as much on the non-surgical disease processes our geriatric and ailing patients have, as it is to focus on the surgical diseases themselves. As a patient of Highland Park Surgical Associates you will be comforted to find the goal of their care is to guide you through the preoperative, operative and postoperative process with ease and understanding.

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Colon Disease

Benign and Malignant diseases are what most separate the causes of Colon disease.  Diverticulitis and Colon Cancer are the two most common disease processes which lead to surgical intervention. Highland Park Surgical Associates(HPSA) have been in the practice of colon resection for over 40 years.  A trusted resource to their Ever-Expanding Community, your HPSA surgeon are there to care for your needs.

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Reflux Care

GERD1Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease or GERD affects nearly 1 in 3 people throughout their lifetime. The majority of people suffering from GERD manage this disease ineffectively with medications like proton pump inhibitors. Increasingly these medications are being found to have drastic side-effects and may even stop working. Along with your gastroenterologist, primary care or ENT physician we work closely to coordinating the care of patients suffering from GERD. In some circumstances, a large hiatal hernia is associated with GERD.
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