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General Surgery


General Surgery encompasses the treatment of patients with a wide range of problems including, but not limited to:

  • The abdomen and gastrointestinal tract
  • Hernias
  • Endocrine glands
  • Colon and rectum
  • Obesity

Specific specialty areas include:

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Program
  • Colorectal surgery 
  • Thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal surgery
  • Reflux, hiatal hernia, and other esophagogastric disorders
  • Hernia repair and abdominal wall reconstruction
  • Gallbladder and bile duct surgery
  • Stomach and small bowel surgery
  • Surgery of the spleen
  • Urgent and emergent general surgery care 
  • General abdominal problems
  • Minimally invasive and robotic method 


Meet Our Surgeons

General surgeons at Baystate include full-time faculty members as well as community physicians.  General Surgical services offered at Baystate often employ methods that are at the leading edge of surgical technology, with strong emphases on patient safety and quality of outcomes.  


Read a visionary article by Neal Seymour, MD,
Chief of General Surgery at Baystate Medical Center,
on the dynamic changes to come in his field.

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