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The general surgery team at King’s Daughters' Health has a wealth of experience in the surgical field. Patient satisfaction surveys indicate that patients continue to be highly satisfied with their overall surgical care.

David Schumacher, MD | General Surgery and Bariatrics

Gilbert Field, DO | General Surgery and Wound Care

General surgeons provide a variety of care. Simple procedures can be done in the office. More involved surgeries are completed in an advanced surgical suite.

General surgery includes:

  • Gallbladder—open and laparoscopic.
  • Hernia repair—open and laparoscopic.
  • Appendectomy—open and laparoscopic.
  • Pacemakers.
  • Colon resections—open and laparoscopic.
  • Thyroid surgeries.
  • Breast biopsies—open, stereotactic and needle localization.
  • Breast surgery—lumpectomy, mastectomy and sentinel node biopsy.
  • Varicose veins—removal and injections.
  • Hemorrhoids.
  • Skin lesions (cancers).
  • Wound care.
  • Skin grafts.
  • Amputations.
  • Ingrown toenails.
  • Infusa-ports.
  • Central lines.
  • G-tubes for feeding.
  • Skin flaps.
  • Lymph node biopsies.

General surgeons at King's Daughters' believe that each patient and each surgery is unique. Teamwork is very important, and the patient is directly involved in their care.

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