General Surgery

Comprehensive expert care.

Falmouth Hospital and Cape Cod Hospital each offer wide-ranging general surgery programs featuring high-end expertise and technology. Our board-certified general surgeons offer comprehensive follow-up and are actively involved in patients’ care before and after surgery.

“Here, we’re neighbors taking care of neighbors,” said Lawrence Novak, M.D. , Cape Cod Hospital general surgeon. “As a result, we deliver care that is as good as, or better, than university hospitals.”

Being more accessible to patients after surgery in case of problems or questions is an important benefit Cape surgeons can offer.

“Care doesn’t stop when you leave the hospital." said Patrick J. Flynn, M.D. , Falmouth Hospital general surgeon. "We get involved in patients’ total medical care, helping manage problems like diabetes and hypertension.”

While general surgeons perform a broad range of procedures, common surgeries include hernia repairs, gallbladder removal, colon and and laparoscopic procedures, as well as the full range of surgeries that may be needed for breast cancer. Our general surgeons are also experienced in peripheral vascular surgeries, thoracic, colorectal and gastroenterology surgeries.

An increased use of technology and minimally invasive techniques results in shorter hospital stays, less pain medication, and faster recoveries. “We are doing as much as possible in a minimally invasive way: hiatal hernias, gallbladder removal, groin and abdominal wall hernias, abdominal surgeries, antireflux procedures, and lapaparoscopic bowel resections,” said Dr. Flynn.

Cape Cod Healthcare’s experienced general surgeons -- an excellent choice you can rely on.

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Hyannis MA 02601
Phone: 508-771-1800

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Falmouth, MA 02540
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