Surgery of any kind can lead to feelings of unease and anxiety. The team at Lakeland Surgical Clinic, PLLC, in Jackson, Mississippi, takes a very personal approach to care and aims to make you as comfortable as possible during any abdominal procedure. To schedule a general surgery consultation, call the office or book an appointment online today.
General Surgery is a surgical specialty that focuses on procedures in your abdominal area. The team at Lakeland Surgical Clinic, PLLC, consists of experienced general surgeons who can manage a variety of surgical needs, but their surgeons have experience managing conditions that arise as a result of weight gain and obesity, including the treatment of hernias that develop in the groin and abdominal areas.
The skilled surgeons at Lakeland Surgical Clinic, PLLC, perform procedures using minimally invasive techniques whenever possible to decrease the number of incisions you need and reduce your recovery time.
If surgery has been recommended by your primary care physician or medical specialist, your surgeon may recommend you begin with a surgical consultation.
To determine if you would benefit from surgery, the team at Lakeland Surgical Clinic, PLLC, starts with a comprehensive general surgery consultation. During your consultation, your provider conducts a physical exam, reviews your medical history, and obtains lab work.
They may also review the surgical procedure you need, including the pros and cons of surgery, the various surgical approaches, and the risks and benefits of the procedure.
The surgeons at Lakeland Surgical Clinic, PLLC, want you to understand the motivation behind your desire for surgical intervention so they can ensure your expectations are aligned with the anticipated results.
Because your surgery is unique to you, everyone’s preparation is different. Your surgeon provides you with specific instructions on how to prepare for your surgery. You may be advised to alter your prescription medication schedule and asked to not eat or drink for a specific period of time before your procedure.
On the day of your surgery, be sure to bring proper identification and the required medical forms, and wear comfortable clothing. For your safety, your surgeon may recommend you arrange to have a friend or family member drive you home and assist you as needed during your recovery.
Lakeland Surgical Clinic, PLLC, provides expert surgical care to those in and around Jackson, Mississippi. To schedule a general surgery consultation, call the office or book an appointment online today.