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(602) 547-3300

Peripheral Vascular/Veins


• Amputations: Removal of diseased lower limbs above or below the knee
• Access/Central venous catheters of all types
• Radiofrequency Endovenous Ablation – treatment of varicose veins using radio-frequency energy
• Go to Dr. Serrano’s Varicose Vein Website

Robotics

Speciality trained and accredited as one of the first and pioneering general surgeons in the area of “ROBOTICS” and robotically assisted surgery. The “DaVinci” robot is the latest in robotic technology helping advance the world in the arena of surgical care.

SILS

Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery. Dr. Serrano is the first surgeon in the valley to utilize this highly advanced form of laparoscopic surgery. It can be used for gallbladder, appendix and other types of laparoscopic surgery.

*Dr. Serrano also employs “UMI” or Ultra Minimally Invasive laparoscopic surgery for gallbladder surgery. This all means you walk away with only “one” visible micro-incision as apposed to the routine four incisions with traditional laparoscopic surgery.

Laparoscopy


Minimally invasive surgery performed via micro incisions for various surgical dilemmas. Dr. Serrano can perform the following surgeries larascopically:
• **Colectomy: Removal of a segment of the large intestine for adenoma, diverticulitis, or tumor
• **Ventral Herniorrhaphy: Surgery for the repair of defects in the anterior abdominal wall using mesh
Splenectomy: Removal of the spleen for all indications
Nissen Fundoplication: Repair of hiatal hernias for symptomatic reflux, hoarseness, or recurrent aspirations and pneumonia
Inguinal Herniorrhaphy: Repair of groin defect using mesh
Cholecystectomy: Removal of the gallbladder for stones or dysfunction of the gallbladder
Appendectomy: Removal of the appendix for disease and/or inflammation
Adhesiolysis: Cutting down of internal scar tissue for bowel obstruction or chronic abdominal/pelvic pain

Colonoscopy


Visualization of the large intestine with videoscope for surveillance/diagnosis or treatment

Hemorroid Treatment/THD

Advanced treatment of varicosed venules within the anus using THD (TransHemorroidalDearterialization).  Learn more about Hemorroid Treatment/THD here.

Gallbladder Treatment

Advanced treatment of gallstones using UMI (Ultra Minimally Invasive).  Learn more about Gallbladder Treatment here.

Endocrine

• Thryoidectomy: Minimally invasive removal of Thyroidfor tumors/nodules/cysts or gland hyperactivity
• Dr. Serrano is trained in and uses the NIMS monitor (nerve stimulator). NIMS assists in locating the recurrent laryngeal nerves and helps prevent their injury.

Integument (skin)

Melanoma – Excisional surgery with or without skin grafts and sentinel node
Excisional Biopses of all types
Carpal tunnel and Ganglion cysts surgery
Pilonidal Cystectomy – Excisional surgery for infected or inflamed tailbone cyst

Breast

Stereotactic Mammotome – Micropuncture surgery for the biopsy of breast lesion seen on mammogram
Mammosite Insertion – Treatment with breast quadrantectomy or breast conservation surgery
Modified Radical Mastectomy – Breast removal for advanced breast disease. Reconstruction (done by plastic surgeon at same surgery)

Stomach

Gastrectomy – removal of sections or whole stomach for disease/tumor
Feeding tubes – insertion for malnutrition or failure to thrive
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