General Surgery

Surgery at Penn Highlands

Whether you are having a routine procedure or have an urgent issue that requires surgery, you are in good hands with our general surgery team. From emergency appendectomy to thyroid surgery to repairing a gallbladder, our surgeons are prepared to help you.




What is general surgery?

General surgeons perform a wide variety of surgical procedures.

What are Common Treatments and Procedures Offered At Penn Highlands?

  • Anorectal procedures to treat hemorrhoids
  • Breast care, biopsies and surgery
  • Colon resection
  • Colonoscopy/upper GI endoscopy
  • Excision of lesions, masses and skin cancer
  • Gallbladder removal
  • GERD/ acid reflux treatment - TIF procedure
  • Insertion and removal of catheters/ports
  • Laparoscopic/minimally-invasive procedures
  • Parathyroid surgery
  • Renal dialysis access
  • Repair of abdominal wall/groin hernias
  • Thyroidectomy

What are Surgical Subspecialties Offered At Penn Highlands?

  • Cardiothoracic surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Plastic surgery
  • Vascular surgery

Does Penn Highlands have the da Vinci® Xi Surgical System?

Penn Highlands Healthcare now uses the da Vinci® Xi Surgical System for certain types of general surgeries. da Vinci Robotic-Assisted Surgery is a type of minimally invasive surgery where our specially trained surgeons use the da Vinci robotic-assisted surgical system to perform a wide range of delicate and complex operations. The da Vinci Xi System features a magnified 3D high-definition vision system and tiny wristed instruments that bend and rotate far greater than the human wrist. As a result, the da Vinci Xi System enables surgeons to operate with enhanced vision, precision, dexterity and control.

The primary, potential benefits of da Vinci Robotic-Assisted Surgery for patients include a shorter hospital stay, less blood loss, fewer complications, less need for pain medicines, a faster recovery and smaller incisions associated with minimal scarring.

Penn Highlands Bariatric and General SurgeryA Service of Penn Highlands Mon Valley

401 East Murphy Avenue
2nd Floor
Connellsville, PA 15425
724-626-2301

Penn Highlands General Surgery - ClearfieldA Service of Penn Highlands DuBois

Medical Arts Building
807 Turnpike Avenue
Clearfield, PA 16830
814-205-1900

Penn Highlands General Surgery - DuBoisA Service of Penn Highlands DuBois

145 Hospital Avenue
Suite 313
DuBois, PA 15801
814-375-4000

Penn Highlands General Surgery - Huntingdon

820 Bryan Street
Surgical Care Center, Suite 3
Huntingdon, PA 16652
814-643-8700

Penn Highlands General Surgery - PhilipsburgA Service of Penn Highlands DuBois

271 Railroad Street
Philipsburg, PA 16866
814-342-9186

Penn Highlands General Surgery - TyroneA Service of Penn Highlands DuBois

Tyrone Rural Health Center
221 Hospital Drive, Suite 6
Tyrone, PA 16686
814-684-3101

Penn Highlands General SurgeryA Service of Penn Highlands DuBois

807 Turnpike Avenue
Suite 220
Clearfield, PA 16830
814-205-1900

Specialty Care Center

820 Bryan Street
Suite 3
Huntingdon, PA 16652
814-944-5357

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Betler, Michael, DO
Specialties

General Surgery

Trauma Surgery

Locations

Penn Highlands General Surgery Surgicalists


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Boggs, Mary K., DO, FACOS, FACS
Specialties

General Surgery

Locations

Penn Highlands General Surgery Surgicalists


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Brower, Justin, DO, MHA
Specialties

General Surgery

Locations

Penn Highlands General Surgery - Huntingdon


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Burns-Johnson, Kennita, DO
Specialties

General Surgery

Locations

Penn Highlands General Surgery - Huntingdon

Penn Highlands General Surgery - TyroneA Service of Penn Highlands DuBois


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Caplan, Benjamin M., PA-C
Specialties

General Surgery

Trauma Surgery

Locations

Penn Highlands General Surgery - DuBoisA Service of Penn Highlands DuBois


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Chavez, Mary Rebecca Jane, MD
Specialties

General Surgery

Trauma Surgery

Locations

Penn Highlands General Surgery Surgicalists


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Cummings, George, DO
Specialties

General Surgery

Locations

UPMC Altoona Cove Surgical - Tyrone


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Darko, Nii-Daako, DO
Specialties

General Surgery

Trauma Surgery

Locations

Penn Highlands General Surgery Surgicalists


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Dotsey, Michael T., MD
Specialties

General Surgery

Locations

Michael T. Dotsey, MD


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Dumire, Russell, MD
Specialties

General Surgery

Locations

Penn Highlands Huntingdon


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Felix, Michael, MD, FACS, FASMBS
Specialties

General Surgery

Locations

Penn Highlands General Surgery - St. MarysA Service of Penn Highlands DuBois

Wound Clinic - Clearfield


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Finley, J. William, MD, FACS
Specialties

General Surgery

Trauma Surgery

Locations

Penn Highlands General Surgery Surgicalists


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Gigliotti, Gregory, CRNP
Specialties

General Surgery

Trauma Surgery

Locations

Emergency Department - DuBois

Penn Highlands General Surgery - DuBoisA Service of Penn Highlands DuBois


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Gonzalez-Ortiz, Hiram, MD
Specialties

Bariatric Surgery

General Surgery

Locations

Penn Highlands Bariatric and General SurgeryA Service of Penn Highlands Mon Valley


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Hall, Taylor, PA-C
Specialties

General Surgery

Trauma Surgery

Locations

Emergency Department - DuBois

Penn Highlands General Surgery - DuBoisA Service of Penn Highlands DuBois


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Hilliard, Melissa M., PA-C, CGRA
Specialties

General Surgery

Locations

Penn Highlands General Surgery - DuBoisA Service of Penn Highlands DuBois


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Kaneshiki, Neil, MD
Specialties

General Surgery

Locations

UPMC Blair Surgical Associates


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Leone, Timothy, DO
Specialties

General Surgery

Trauma Surgery

Locations

Penn Highlands General Surgery Surgicalists


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Lingenfelter, Kyle, MD, FACS
Specialties

General Surgery

Locations

Kyle Lingenfelter, MD


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Lundgren, Eric C., MD, FACS
Specialties

General Surgery

Locations

Eric C. Lundgren


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Lundgren, Megan P., MD
Specialties

Bariatric Surgery

General Surgery

Locations

Penn Highlands Bariatric and General SurgeryA Service of Penn Highlands DuBois


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Mouria, Michelle, MD, FACS
Specialties

General Surgery

Locations

Penn Highlands General Surgery Surgicalists


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Neill, Jessica, PA-C
Specialties

General Surgery

Trauma Surgery

Locations

Emergency Department - DuBois

Penn Highlands General Surgery - DuBoisA Service of Penn Highlands DuBois


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Schafer, Charles, MD
Specialties

General Surgery

Locations

Penn Highlands General Surgery - Huntingdon


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Schmidt, Stephen, MD
Specialties

General Surgery

Locations

Penn Highlands General Surgery - TyroneA Service of Penn Highlands DuBois

Tyrone Rural Health CenterA Service of Penn Highlands Tyrone

UPMC Altoona Cove Surgical - Tyrone


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Smith, Kelley R., DO, FACOS
Specialties

General Surgery

Locations

Penn Highlands General Surgery - DuBoisA Service of Penn Highlands DuBois

Penn Highlands General Surgery - St. MarysA Service of Penn Highlands DuBois


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Soni, Mehul, MD, FACS
Specialties

General Surgery

Trauma Surgery

Locations

Penn Highlands General Surgery Surgicalists


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Tang, Denny, MD, FACS
Specialties

General Surgery

Locations

Penn Highlands General Surgery - BrookvilleA Service of Penn Highlands DuBois


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Tipton, Jeremy, PA-C
Specialties

General Surgery

Walk-in Clinic

Locations

QCare Huntingdon

Surgical Care Center

Wound Healing Center - Huntingdon


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Vuocolo, Philip S., MD, MHA, FACS
Specialties

General Surgery

Trauma Surgery

Locations

Penn Highlands General Surgery Surgicalists


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Watson, Jessica , PA-C
Specialties

General Surgery

Trauma Surgery

Locations

Emergency Department - DuBois

Penn Highlands General Surgery - DuBoisA Service of Penn Highlands DuBois


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Wingate, Michael T., MD
Specialties

General Surgery

Wound Care

Locations

Penn Highlands General Surgery - PhilipsburgA Service of Penn Highlands DuBois

Penn Highlands General SurgeryA Service of Penn Highlands DuBois


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Yingling, Douglas B., MD, FACS
Specialties

General Surgery

Locations

Douglas B. Yingling, MD, FACS


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Zubair, M. Habib, MD, DABS
Specialties

General Surgery

Wound Care

Locations

Penn Highlands General Surgery - RidgwayA Service of Penn Highlands DuBois

Penn Highlands General Surgery - St. MarysA Service of Penn Highlands DuBois

Wound Center - Elk


General Surgery at Penn Highlands
Penn Highlands Bariatric and General SurgeryA Service of Penn Highlands DuBois
Penn Highlands Bariatric and General Surgery

90 Beaver Drive
DuBois, PA 15801
814-375-2037

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