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 

These are some of the general surgery procedures provided:

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

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.