At Surgery Associates of North Texas, our general surgeons provide services to the Denton and surrounding communites. Our highly-skilled team performs a wide range of vascular and general surgeries to meet your surgical needs.

Vascular

  • Endovascular and open AAA (abdominal aortic aneurysm) repair
  • Carotid artery endarterectomy
  • Endovascular carotid artery stenting
  • Endovascular and open peripheral artery disease angioplasty, stenting, and bypass
  • Endovascular thrombolysis / mechanical thrombectomy
  • Endovascular renal artery angioplasty and stenting
  • Repair of traumatic / injured vessels
  • Dialysis access and revisions
  • Endovascular dialysis access angioplasty and stenting
  • Placement of tunneled dialysis access / intravenous catheters with ultrasound and fluoroscopic guidance

Abdominal

  • Laparoscopic / open appendectomy (appendix removal)
  • Laparoscopic / open cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal)
  • Laparoscopic / open hernia repair
  • Laparoscopically-assisted colectomy(partial colon removal for cancer, tumor, diverticulitis, etc.)
  • Laparoscopically-assisted enterectomy (partial bowel removal for blockage, cancer, Crohn's disease, etc.)
  • Diagnostic laparoscopy (to evaluate abdominal pain, intraabdominal scarring)
  • Lapascopic / open lysis of adhesions (releasing scars in the abdomen)
  • Laparoscopic / open splenectomy (removal of spleen)
  • Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication (for gastric reflux disease unable to be treated with medications)
  • Laparoscopic hiatal hernia repair
  • Laparoscopic / open gastrostomy or jejunostomy (feeding tube placement)
  • Laparoscopic / open partial gastrectomy or Graham patch (partial stomach resection for tumor, bleeding, perforated ulcer repair)

Endocrine

Breast

  • Lumpectomy / Wire-localization lumpectomy / Mastectomy / Modified Radical Mastectomy (removal of breast tissue or breast for breast cancer, DCIS)
  • Sentinel lymph node excision / Lymphadenectomy (to stage and/or treat breast cancer / melanoma)
  • Axillary lymph node dissection

Colorectal

Skin Cancer / Melanoma / Soft Tissue Tumors

  • Excision of skin or soft tissue masses / tumors (removal of lipomas or pre-malignant/malignant lesions)
  • Basal cell / Squamous cell cancer skin wide local excisions
  • Melanoma excision / Sentinel node biopsy
  • Incision and Drainage of abscess

Wound Care / Laceration Repair

Long-Term Venous Access

  • Placement of tunneled intravenous catheters with ultrasound and fluoroscopic guidance (for long-term IV access for chemotherapy, prolonged IV antibiotics, frequent blood draws)