Helping You Feel Whole
At AdventHealth Apopka, formerly Florida Hospital Apopka, our general surgery team has created a compassionate, patient-centered environment designed to provide personalized medical, emotional and spiritual support to each one of our patients. We offer some of the most advanced technologies and procedures available and our team is comprised of dedicated, highly skilled surgeons, nurses and technicians who work together to deliver exceptional care. Anesthesia is administered by board-certified anesthesiologists and certified nurse anesthetists through the AdventHealth Department of Anesthesiology. And, our clinical-support team is here to answer any questions you may have about your procedure and familiarize you with the people who will provide your care before, during and after surgery.
Guiding You Back to Whole Health
- Your Specialized Surgical Team
When you need surgical care, you should have a dedicated team by your side — guiding you through every step of the way. And that’s just who you’ll find here at AdventHealth Apopka. Our highly skilled surgeons manage every aspect of your care – working together from diagnosis to surgical procedure, recovery and rehabilitation.
Take comfort in our range of surgical expertise, including:
You’ll also have access to a network of support staff, dedicated to connecting you to any resource you need along with your path to wellness.
- Surgical Procedures We Perform
You want to get back home and back to your life as quickly as possible after a surgical procedure. We want that for you, too. That’s why, whenever possible, the surgical team at AdventHealth Apopka uses minimally invasive surgery techniques that reduce scarring, risk of infection, and recovery time. And when you need skill and expertise for complex procedures, we have that, too. Surgical procedures we regularly perform include:
- Abdominoperineal resection
- Anti-reflux (GERD) surgery
- Breast cancer surgery
- Central venous catheter
- Colorectal cancer surgery
- Femoral hernia repair
- Gallbladder surgery
- Hernia surgery
- Incisional hernia
- Intestinal obstruction repair
- Laparoscopic Heller myotomy
- Laparoscopic surgery
- Laparoscopic removal
- Laser surgery
- Liver surgery
- Lysis of adhesions
- Pancreas surgery
- Stomach surgery
- Thyroid surgery
Facing surgery can be daunting and stressful. We work hard to make sure you’re informed and comfortable throughout your treatment and recovery.
- Minimally Invasive Services
You may remember back when surgery was called “going under the knife” and have visions of large scars from a surgery. But thanks to minimally invasive techniques like Laparoscopic Surgery, procedures can be performed with a less than one-inch incision — resulting in a more precise surgery and a quicker recovery for the patient.
General Surgery Services We Offer
Refers to any surgical operation on abdominal organs including the stomach, gallbladder, small intestine, large intestine, appendix, liver, pancreas, spleen, esophagus and appendix. The procedures may be performed for a variety of reasons including infection, obstruction, tumors or inflammatory bowel disease.
Surgery to remove the anus, the rectum and part of the sigmoid colon through an incision made in the abdomen. The end of the intestine is attached to an opening in the surface of the abdomen and body waste is collected in a disposable bag outside of the body.
Adrenal Gland Surgery
Surgery to remove the adrenal gland, which sits on top of the kidney
Anti-Reflux (GERD) Surgery
A Nissen fundoplication, or laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication when performed via laparoscopic surgery, is a surgical procedure to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and hiatal hernia.
Many times, appendectomy is an emergency procedure to remove an infected appendix before or after it ruptures. Appendicitis is a life-threatening condition that can occur only a day or two after the patient feels symptoms. Doctors may recommend surgical removal of the appendix when patients begin having symptoms to remove the organ before it ruptures.
Breast Cancer Surgery
This is the most common treatment for breast cancer. It seeks to remove cancer from the breast and anywhere else in the body it may have spread.
Conditions We Treat
- Abdominal Infection
- Abdominal Obstruction
- Abdominal Tumors
- Breast Cancer
- Cancerous and Benign Thyroid Nodules
- Cirrhosis of the Liver
- Colorectal Cancer
- Enlarged Thyroid Glands (Goiters)
- Gallbladder Disease
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease
- Liver Cancer
- Overactive Thyroid Glands (Hyperthyroidism)
- Stomach Bleeding
- Stomach Cancer
Better Care. Constant Support.
Our multidisciplinary care team will be here for you before, during, and after your procedure. And we’ll do whatever we can to support your recovery, including connecting you with the community resources, local support groups, and wellness programs that can help you continue to feel better long after you leave our surgery center. At AdventHealth Apopka, we do more than just help heal your body; we also aim to ease your mind, lift your spirit, and get you back to whole health as soon as possible.