Minimally Invasive Surgery and Bariatric Surgery Services

Our Services

Our providers at the University of Arizona and Banner – University Medicine include board certified and fellowship-trained general surgeons offering surgical options from minimally invasive approaches such as laparoscopic and robotic surgery to traditional open surgery. Our team is part of the largest academic health system in Arizona, and we bring the latest in surgical advances and treatment options to our patients. Our goal is to use the best treatment option for your patient to support a swift recovery and return to the quality of life they enjoy.

With extensive experience in minimally invasive surgeries, the Department of Surgery's general surgeons treat the following conditions:

  • Hernias, including inguinal (groin), umbilical, ventral, and other abdominal wall hernias
  • Hiatal, paraesophageal and diaphragm hernias
  • Gallbladder disease
  • Appendicitis
  • Disorders of the pancreas and spleen
  • Skin and soft tissue removal
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • Emergency general surgery

Various methods can be used for weight loss, including diet, exercise, behavioral health programs and certain medications. While every method has its place in the treatment of obesity, bariatric surgery is the most effective tool in the management of obesity.

Make an Appointment

For the best surgical care in Tucson, Southern Arizona or the Southwest, make an appointment by calling

(520) 694-8888.

Contact Us

University of Arizona Department of Surgery

Division of General Surgery

PO Box 245131

Tucson, AZ 85724-5131

Office Phone: (520) 626-2635

Fax: (520) 626-1411