Welcome to Penn State Hershey General Surgery
One of our goals is to develop leaders in clinical surgery and to provide the optimal academic surgical environment for patients, residents and staff.
General Surgery provides inpatient and outpatient care for patients with benign and malignant conditions of the:
- Alimentary Tract (Gastrointestinal or G.I.)
- Diseases of the Pancreas, Biliary Tree and Liver
- Diseases of the Breast, Skin and Soft Tissue
- Head and Neck (mostly tumors)
- Vascular System (blood vessels)
- Surgical Oncology (cancer)
- Comprehensive Management of Trauma
- Minimally Invasive Surgery
Treatment for patients with obesity problems also is provided in conjunction with an endocrinologist, psychiatrist and nutritionist.
Play in Hershey to explore end-of-life decisions
Drifting is a play about how siblings – one in a coma – communicate beyond the mind and the senses, making it possible to say goodbye. Performances are scheduled for Friday, May 1, and Saturday, May 2, at the Hershey Area Playhouse, 830 Cherry Drive, Hershey, Pennsylvania. A “talk back” with clinicians from Penn State Hershey Medical Center will follow the play.More...
Ozone air pollution could impact fertility
Many urban and suburban areas have high levels of ground-level ozone, an air pollutant that can adversely affect lung and heart health. New research in mice suggests breathing high levels of ozone could also affect women’s ability to conceive.More...
Registration deadline approaching for CMN Employee Golf Tournament
The 30th annual CMN Employee Fundraising Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, June 1 at Lebanon Country Club. The format is a four-person scramble with a 1 p.m. shotgun start.More...
The Medical Minute: Metric units make for more accurate medication doses
Before giving a child medication, don’t reach into the kitchen drawer and grab a spoon. Instead, use a syringe that uses metric units and be sure the dose is accurate.More...