Dr. Molinelli’s patients receive individualized care for gallbladder, hernia, colon, stomach, spleen, breast, adrenal gland,and skin cancer surgeries from a top physician who specializes in all of these areas. Knowing your health is in the hands of an expert to help determine the best possible path to healing is crucial.
Minimally invasive surgery (MIS), also called laparoscopic surgery, is performed through one or more incisions, about a half-inch long, where a tube or tubes is inserted so the doctor is able to slip in tiny video cameras and specially designed surgical instruments to perform the procedure. The number of incisions depends on the type of surgery performed. The benefits of MIS, are what draw surgeons like Dr. Molinelli to use this technique as often as possible.
With MIS, you are likely to lose less blood, have less postoperative pain, fewer and smaller scars, and a as a result recover quicker than after open surgery. Hospital stays are often shorter after MIS helping patients return to normal life quicker, in most cases.
For some conditions, your doctor may recommend robotic surgery. That technology gives your doctor great precision, flexibility and control by providing a magnified, 3-D view of the surgical site.
The type of surgery Dr. Molinelli performs depends on each patient’s circumstances. Whenever a patient's circumstances allow it, minimally invasive surgery is used to perform:
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Dr. Molinelli will determine the most appropriate treatments for the condition. When possible, in-office procedures are performed in our on-site, state-of-the-art surgical studio.