General Surgery

The general surgeons at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, Amory and West Point perform surgeries for elective typical general surgery problems and emergencies. NMMC-Tupelo offers 24 hours a day coverage for emergencies.

Common General Surgery Procedures 

  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal)
  • Hernia repairs: inguinal (groin), umbilical (belly button) and ventral hernia repair (incisional)
  • Appendectomy
  • Colon surgery for cancer and diverticulitis
  • Breast cancer and benign breast problems
  • Thyroid and parathyroid
  • Cancer port insertions
  • Hemorrhoid
  • Anti-reflux surgery/hiatal hernia repair
  • Trauma
  • Abscess drainage
  • Removal of lipomas (benign soft tissue tumors) and sebaceous cysts
  • Amputation
  • Cancer port insertions
  • Dialysis access
  • Vein
  • Robotic

NMMC’s general surgeons are board certified by the American Board of Surgery.

Access to General Surgery

NMMC-Tupelo, NMMC Gilmore-Amory and NMMC-West Point are your connection to general surgeons.