General Surgery

Comprehensive surgical care close to home

General Surgery, Advanced Care

At Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital–Needham, our general surgeons care for a wide range of common and complex conditions. Our general surgery team focuses on both core services and advanced specialty care, from hernia repair to cancer surgery.

We treat the digestive tract, the endocrine system, the skin and soft tissues, blood vessels and many types of cancer.

Our surgery team offers procedures for a variety of conditions:

  • Abscesses
  • Appendicitis
  • Bowel obstruction
  • Cysts, benign masses, lipomas, lymph node biopsies
  • Diverticulitis
  • Gallbladder disease
  • Gastrointestinal cancer (colon, small bowel, GIST)
  • Hernias (femoral, inguinal, umbilical, ventral, incisional)
  • Reflux and paraesophageal hernias
  • Thyroid disorders

 We also perform the following procedures:

  • Biopsies (muscle, sural nerve, temporal artery)
  • Complex abdominal wall reconstruction
  • Emergency surgery
  • Splenectomy
  • Vascular surgery

Patient Focused, Personalized Care

When you come to BID Needham for general surgery, you get the same level of quality care you would expect from a large medical center.

As a community hospital, we take time to plan your entire care journey. You talk with your care team about your treatment options. We answer your questions and work with you on a plan for your recovery at home. Together, we help you make the best treatment decisions for your specific case.

Our size and location give you easy access to inpatient and outpatient surgery services.

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Advanced Care, Close to Home

 When you need surgery, you can expect the most up-to-date care from surgical experts. Our team performs minimally invasive and robotic procedures whenever appropriate.

Our surgical pavilion offers modern, spacious surgical suites equipped with the latest technology.

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Meet Our General Surgeons

Christopher G. Boyd, MD
Christopher G. Boyd, MD Specialty Surgery
Kevin E. McCarthy, MD
Kevin E. McCarthy, MD Specialty Surgery
Adriana L. Meholick, MD
Adriana L. Meholick, MD Specialty Surgery

Conditions We Treat

Our general surgeons provide expert care for all types of acute, emergency and chronic conditions, such as the following:

  • Appendicitis
  • Breast conditions
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Gallbladder conditions
  • Gastrointestinal conditions
  • Hernia
  • Liver conditions
  • Pancreatitis
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Vascular conditions

Services & Specialties

At BID Needham, we provide comprehensive care before, during and after your surgery. We work closely with the following specialists to make sure you receive the best possible care.

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