General Surgery

Surgical Associates’ doctors are qualified in all aspects of general surgery, and perform out-patient surgeries at Schuyler Hospital, including:

  • Thoracic (chest)
  • Gastrointestinal (digestive)
  • Colon
  • Biliary tract (liver, gallbladder, pancreas)
  • Bariatric (surgery for obesity)
  • Breast
  • Thyroid and parathyroid
  • Skin
  • Soft tissue

Surgical Associates physicians have special expertise in advanced laparoscopic (minimally invasive) procedures, including hernia surgery; surgical endocrinology (glands), intensive care, and nutrition.

Ear-Nose-Throat (Otorhinolaryngology) and Head and Neck Surgery

Specialists from Cayuga ENT are qualified in all aspects of ear, nose and throat, head and neck surgery, and perform out-patient surgeries at Schuyler Hospital, including:

  • Ear tubes
  • Throat Lesion removal
  • Tonsil removal
  • Nasal Septum repairs

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Gastroenterology and Endoscopy

Our visiting surgeon, Dr. Wade Bollinger, of Surgical Associates of Ithaca, performs endoscopies and colonoscopies in Schuyler Hospital’s surgical suites.

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A team of neurosurgeons with more than thirty years of collective experience performs neurosurgery at Schuyler Hospital. They work with a highly trained group of operating-room and intensive-care-unit professionals to treat a wide variety of neurosurgical problems affecting the spine, neck, and brain, including:

  • Herniated disks, spinal fusions, and lumbar stenosis (impinged nerve functioning due to narrowing of the spinal canal)
  • Benign and malignant tumors of the brain and spine
  • Aneurysms and other hemorrhages in the brain, brain injury from trauma or stroke
  • Hydrocephalus (accumulated fluid in the brain)
  • Fractures of the neck and spine

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Orthopedic Surgery and Joint Solutions

Outpatient surgeries performed by Cayuga Health System Orthopedics Services at Schuyler Hospital include:

  • Arthroscopies
  • Elbow, knee, shoulder, wrist
  • Quadricep repairs
  • Shoulder repairs
  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Fractured injuries
  • Ankles, wrists and etc.

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Vein and Laser

The Vein and Aesthetic Center performs outpatient surgeries at Schuyler Hospital that include:

  • Varicose Vein  surgery, laser and radio frequencies ablations
  • Phlebectomies

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