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University of Maryland Division of General and Oncologic Surgery specializes in performing state-of-the-art
minimally invasive procedures for a wide array of diseases. Meet some of our
patients and read about their life-changing experiences. These are the sort
of success stories that UM Division of General and Oncologic Surgery physicians and staff make possible
Lucille Moore: 78-year-old woman glad to have minimally invasive surgical option at the University of Maryland Medical Center.
Bill Barth: Grateful Ulcerative Colitis Patient Shares His Story
David Barrow: Triple Hernia Repair Patient Calls Care "Fantastic"
Terri Gillmore: Crohn's disease patient says "My hero is Dr. Stephen Kavic"
Sheila Wilson: UMMC general surgery patient says: "I have finally found a hospital that know show to treat patients."
Melinda Ridgley: Crohn's disease patient says the difference after surgery was "amazing."
Francis Kelly: Former Maryland State Senator Francis Kelly (right) is golfing again following triple hernia repair procedure.
Sarah Chisholm: GERD/sleep apnea patient benefits from multidisciplinary care.
Ida Richardson: Diverticulitis patient "feels like a million dollars" after laparoscopic colectomy procedure.
Juliana Dulmage: UM Surgeon Douglas Turner, M.D., uses minimally invasive procedure to remove Juliana Dulmage's enlarged parathyroid gland.
Carol O'Master: Dysphagia patient says UMMC Endocrine surgeon and staff is 'top notch'.
Joseph Nunez: Thyroid cancer patient back to normal thanks to total thyroidectomy procedure.
Ronald Smith: Successful heart transplant patient comes back to UMMC for laparoscopic gallbladder surgery.