General Surgery Before & After WLS Surgery

General Surgery and Advanced Laparoscopy

WakeMed Bariatric Specialists of NC is one of the few practices in the Triangle that specializes in advanced laparoscopy, robotics, and single incision laparoscopy (SILS). Our focus is on minimally invasive techniques for both routine and complex general surgery procedures.

Dr. Bovard, Dr. Bruce, Dr. Enochs, and Dr. Pilati are board certified in general surgery and are the trusted choice among their peers.  They specialize in but are not limited to:

  • Laparoscopic treatment of reflux disease (GERD) and hiatal hernia repairs.
  • Laparoscopic large & small bowel surgery.
  • Laparoscopic treatment of Crohns disease, ulcerative colitis, diverticulitis, & chronic constipation.
  • Laparoscopic removal of abdominal organs including spleen, adrenals, gallbladder & appendix.
  • Treatment of skin lesions/disorders including lipomas, cysts, burns, venous stasis, & diabetic ulcers.
  • Laparoscopic treatment of various disorders including achalasia, retroperitoneal lymph node and liver biopsy, feeding tube placement, colostomy, pyloroplasty, & adhesions (scar tissue).
  • Examination & treatment of thyroid disorders with aid of in-office ultrasound
  • Minimally invasive treatment of thoracic disease including pneumothorax, & emphysema.
  • Evaluation and management of rectal disorders, including fissures, fistulas, hemorrhoids, & rectal prolapse.





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