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About MountainStar General Surgery Salt Lake City

Our general surgeons are also specially trained in minimally invasive surgical techniques, allowing for shorter recovery times in the hospital and more time to be spent on getting you back to a healthier version of yourself.

Conditions we treat

Our skilled physicians can help treat many conditions, including:

  • Basal cell cancer
  • Burning or itching of the skin
  • Colovesical fistula
  • Diverticulitis
  • Fissure
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inguinal
  • Leg heaviness and fatigue
  • Leg or ankle swelling
  • Leg pain, aching or cramping
  • Lower leg ulcers
  • Melanoma (skin cancer)
  • Obstruction
  • Parathyroid
  • Restless legs
  • Skin changes
  • Soft tissue tumors
  • Spider veins
  • Squamous cell cancer
  • Thyroid
  • Ulcer disease

Procedures we offer

We provide many surgical procedures, including:

Abdomen procedures

  • Appendectomy
  • Cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal)
  • Colon resection
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastrostomy tube insertion
  • Intra-abdominal mass resection
  • Liver biopsy
  • Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Small bowel resection
  • Splenectomy

Breast procedures

  • Core needle biopsy
  • Duct excision
  • Lumpectomy
  • Mastectomy
  • Open biopsy
  • Sentinel lymph node biopsy
  • Wire localization biopsy

Head/neck procedures

  • Lymph node biopsy
  • Tracheostomy

Skin and soft tissue procedures

  • Debridement
  • Laceration repair and revision
  • Lymph node dissection temporary dialysis catheter
  • Skin graft
  • Skin lesion excision
  • Venous access device (ports, triple lumen catheters, long-term tunneled catheters for medication delivery) insertion

Other procedures

We also offer hernia and critical care procedures, including:

  • Arterial catheter insertion
  • Central venous access
  • Swan-Ganz catheter insertion
  • Ventral and incisional hernia repair

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Preparing for your visit

We strive to inform patients about financial expectations regarding healthcare services and prepare them for upcoming procedures.

Health Portal
With our patient portal, you have the ability to securely connect with your doctors, schedule appointments and review your personal medical history, all online or via the app.
Make a payment
Our online payment platform allows you to view your bill for multiple providers and pay according to what works best for you, whether that means you split one payment evenly across your providers or you pay individual balances.
Patient rights and responsibilities 
While you're in our care, we believe an important part of your patient experience is knowing what to expect from us and understanding our commitment to you and your health.