Education Browse through and download the PDF information sheets for various surgeries below. If you need more information, contact us. Bariatric Surgery — Bariatric Surgery Bariatric surgery is surgery to help you lose weight. Sleeve Gastrectomy Sleeve gastrectomy is surgery to remove part of the stomach. It helps with weight loss. Breast Surgery — Lumpectomy A lumpectomy is surgery to remove cancer from the breast. Mastectomy A mastectomy is surgery to remove a breast. Stereotactic Breast Biopsy A test that uses imaging to check for signs of breast cancer. Ultrasound-Guided Breast Biopsy Ultrasound is used to show an image of the breast tissue during the biopsy. Breast Cancer (BRCA) Gene Testing Gene testing to see if you possess the BRCA gene mutation. General Surgery — Anal Fistulotomy An anal fistulotomy opens and drains an anal fistula and helps it heal. Anorectal Abscess Surgery Anorectal abscess surgery drains a pocket of pus that has built up in the anal or rectal area. Appendectomy An appendectomy is surgery to take out the appendix. Colostomy Reversal A stoma reversal is surgery to attach your bowel together after a colostomy or ileostomy. Colostomy A colostomy is surgery to make an opening in the skin on the belly and connect your bowel (colon) to that opening. Hernia Repair A surgery to repair your hernia. Hidradenitis Suppurativa A skin condition that causes lumps on the skin that look like pimples or boils. Ileostomy Part of your intestine was removed or separated from the rest of the intestine. Inguinal Hernia Repair An inguinal hernia is a bulge under the skin in your groin. Laparoscopic Bowel Resection in Children Part of your child’s small or large intestine (bowel) has been taken out. Cholecystectomy Surgery to remove the gallbladder and gallstones. Lipoma A lipoma is a growth of fat just below the skin. Pilonidal Abscess A pilonidal abscess is an infection caused by an ingrown hair. Pilonidal Cyst Excision A type of surgery to remove a cyst at the top of the crease of your rear end (buttocks). Implanted Port An implanted port is a device to put medicine, blood, nutrients, or fluids directly into your blood. Rubber Band Ligation Rubber band ligation treats hemorrhoids. Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy Surgery to take out lymph node tissue to look for cancer that has spread into the lymph system. Skin Abscess A skin abscess is a bacterial infection that forms a pocket of pus. Epidermoid Cyst An epidermoid cyst is a lump just under the skin. Skin Lesion Removal Skin lesion removal is a procedure or surgery to remove growths on your skin. Splenectomy A splenectomy is surgery to take out the spleen. Fine-Needle Thyroid Biopsy The use of a thin needle to remove a small sample of tissue from your thyroid gland. Umbilical Hernia Repair An umbilical hernia repair is surgery to fix a hernia.