Tag: general surgery

Ask the Experts: What are my treatment options if I have an intestinal blockage?

An intestinal obstruction is painful and potentially dangerous, and typically requires hospital care. However, you won't necessarily need surgery. Many blockages can be resolved with a non-invasive procedure, and patients often never have a recurrence. If you're having problems like stomach pain and an inability to pass bowel movements or gas, see your provider for [...]

2020-12-15T16:19:18-06:00January 12th, 2021|

Ask the Experts: What should I expect if I need an emergency appendectomy?

The idea of an emergency appendectomy is scary, but it's actually a very common surgery that about 1 in 20 Americans will have at some point in their life. The classic symptom of acute appendicitis is increasingly severe pain in the lower right stomach. Patients should seek medical care immediately. Fortunately, an appendectomy is [...]

2020-12-15T16:18:55-06:00December 29th, 2020|

Ask the Experts: Can I do anything about gallbladder problems before they become an emergency?

Gallbladder problems can cause pain in the upper right side of your stomach, vomiting, fever and other unpleasant symptoms. Don't wait for your concerns to become an emergency! By talking to your provider early on, you can prevent more serious illness. If necessary, surgeons can even perform minimally invasive elective gallbladder removal, which has [...]

2020-11-18T09:31:45-06:00December 8th, 2020|

“Patients give us their trust:” Nabajit Choudhury, MBBS, MS, looks forward to building healing relationships with surgery patients

Dr. Nabajit Choudhury has joined the Regional One Health team as a general surgeon. He provides surgery for a variety of non-emergency and emergency conditions, such as hernia repair and appendix or gall bladder removal. Dr. Choudhury's care philosophy is to treat every patient like a member of his own family. He communicates openly [...]

2020-10-15T07:25:46-06:00October 13th, 2020|