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Department of Surgery

Department of Surgery

Laparoscopic Procedures

Gastrointestinal Surgery


Appointments and Referrals

For referring physicians

Contact our Physician Referral Center to initiate a referral on behalf of your patient or to request a physician-to-physician phone consultation.

1-800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284),
choose option 2

Refer a Patient

For patients

Contact our Consumer Resource Center
1-800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284)

Request an Appointment

Returning patient appointments

To schedule an appointment, please call
(916) 734-2680

1. Obesity

- Laparoscopic roux-en-y gastric bypass

2. Esophagus 

- Laparoscopic and thoracoscopic esophagectomy
- Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication
- Laparoscopic Toupet fundoplication
- Laparoscopic excision of esophageal diverticulum
- Laparoscopic Heller myotomy
- Laparoscopic repair of paraesophageal hiatal hernia
- Laparoscopic Dor anti-reflux surgery
- Laparoscopic and thoracoscopic staging of esophageal cancer
- Videothoracoscopic resection of esophageal leiomyoma
- Endoscopic treatment of Zenker's diverticulum

3. Gastric

- Laparoscopic highly selective vagotomy
- Laparoscopic gastrostomy
- Laparoscopic staging for gastric cancer
- Laparoscopic vagotomy and pyloroplasty
- Laparoscopic gastric resection
- Laparoscopic Collis gastroplasty

4. Pancreas

- Laparoscopic debridement of pancreas
- Laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy
- Laparoscopic staging for pancreatic cancer
- Laparoscopic gastrojejunostomy and cholecystojejunostomy

5. Colon

- Laparoscopic colectomy
- Laparoscopic colostomy
- Laparoscopic take down of colostomy
- Laparoscopic abdominal perineal resection

6. Small bowel

- Laparoscopic jejunostomy
- Laparoscopic small bowel resection
- Laparoscopic lysis of adhesions

7. Spleen

- Laparoscopic splenectomy

8. Adrenal

- Laparoscopic adrenalectomy

9. Diaphragm

- Laparoscopic repair of diaphragmatic hernia

10. Abdominal wall

- Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair
- Laparoscopic ventral hernia repair
- Laparoscopic placement of peritoneal dialysis catheter

11. Appendix

- Laparoscopic appendectomy

12. Biliary

- Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
- Laparoscopic common bile duct exploration
- Laparoscopic staging for gallbladder and bile duct cancer

13. Kidney

- Laparoscopic kidney harvest
- Laparoscopic nephrectomy

14. Liver

- Laparoscopic liver biopsy
- Laparoscopic segmental liver resection
- Laparoscopic staging for liver cancer
- Laparoscopic placement of hepatic intraarterial catheter
- Laparoscopic ultrasound staging of liver