CalvertHealth General Surgery

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Ervind Bhogte, MD, FACS
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About CalvertHealth General Surgery

CalvertHealth General Surgery offers comprehensive surgical consultation and treatment for the full spectrum of general surgical needs for adults and older children.

General surgery covers a wide range of procedures performed on almost any organ or system of the body, typically focusing on the abdomen and its contents – the esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder and bile ducts, and often the thyroid gland. General surgeons also deal with diseases involving the skin, breast, soft issue and hernias.

CalvertHealth General Surgery’s board-certified surgeon specializes in minimally invasive procedures whenever they are appropriate for the patient. Our general surgeon perform procedures in one CalvertHealth Medical Center’s Same Day Surgery operating suites. Most procedures are performed on an out-patient basis, and our surgeon has admitting privileges to the hospital if an overnight stay is required.

Some of the procedures our general surgeon regularly performs include:

Abdominal Procedures
  • Appendectomy
  • Cholecystectomy (gall bladder removal)
  • Colon resection
  • Common bile duct exploration
  • Distal pancreatectomy (pancreas tail removal)
  • Excision of intraperitoneal/retroperitoneal cysts, masses and tumors (abdominal lining)
  • Hernia repair (hiatal, incisional, ventral, umbilical, inguinal/scrotal, femoral, spigelian)
  • Nissen fundoplication (to treat GERD)
  • Partial gastrectomy (stomach removal)
  • Partial hepatectomy (liver tumor removal)
  • Splenectomy (spleen removal)
  • Small bowel resection
  • Thyroidectomy (thyroid removal)

Breast, Skin, Soft Tissue Procedures
  • Breast lumpectomy
  • Mastectomy (simple, modified radical)
  • Melanoma excision
  • Lipoma removal
  • Cyst and skin lesion removal

Oncological Procedures
  • Mediport/tunneled line insertion and removal
  • Pleurex catheter Insertion (for malignant pleural effusions)
  • Biopsies
    • Lymph node, sentinel lymph node
    • Thoracoscopic/open lung
    • Cyst and skin lesion
  • Axillary lymph node dissection
  • Superficial inguinofemoral lymphadenectomy (for locally advanced melanomas and other malignancies
Our surgeon is available to consult with you about your surgical needs. We accept most insurance plans and will make every effort to see you immediately. We work with all primary care and specialty providers to maintain continuity of care for you throughout your surgical experience.
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