Although gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a common digestive condition, its proper diagnosis is critical to fully understand your condition, determine its severity, develop an appropriate treatment plan, and take steps to prevent GERD from worsening over time.
Gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding generally refers to bleeding from the esophagus, stomach, small intestines or colon. Occasionally, GI bleeding is difficult to find and most often the source is somewhere in the small intestine.
Gender-affirming hysterectomy involves the removal of the uterus and cervix (which is part of the uterus). In addition, you may wish to have your fallopian tubes removed (bilateral salpingectomy). Removal of the ovaries (bilateral oophorectomy) is unique to individual patients and is part of the shared decision-making between you and your provider.
Cooper general surgeons provide comprehensive surgical services for diseases of the breast, endocrine system, gastrointestinal tract, colon, rectum, neck and vascular system, as well as skin, soft tissues, and benign and malignant tumors.