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Gallbladder Surgery

There are several forms of gallbladder surgery, including procedures to remove gallstones while leaving the gallbladder intact and procedures to completely remove the entire organ. Because the gallbladder can be removed without causing any significant issues, a complete surgical removal (cholecystectomy) is usually the preferred form of treatment when surgery is recommended.

However, there are a number of factors that can influence a patient’s options when it comes to gallbladder disease treatment. That’s why each patient’s treatment plan is fully individualized by the friendly team at Florida Medical Clinic Orlando Health.

Dr. Whalen Clark, MD, FACS is a highly experienced, board-certified surgeon who often performs gallbladder surgery to treat:

  • Recurrent gallstones
  • Gallbladder cancer
  • Chronic gallbladder infections (cholecystitis)

Dr. Whalen Clark practices traditional and minimally invasive techniques, working collaboratively with each patient to determine the best approach for any particular situation. Dr. Clark incorporates the latest advances in gallbladder surgery into his professional practice, selectively adopting novel approaches that have been proven to improve outcomes and quality of life.

And, by prioritizing one-on-one time with his patients and listening to their concerns, Dr. Clark provides an exceptional level of care that’s outstanding on not only a clinical level, but on a personal level as well.

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