General Surgery

Armed with cutting-edge equipment and advanced surgical techniques, the Titusville Area Hospital (TAH) surgical team is prepared to perform a variety of in-depth surgical procedures. Most of our operations performed at TAH are on an outpatient basis, meaning the patients are not admitted to the hospital and are typically able to return home after the surgery.

For your convenience, your surgery and outpatient visits are in one easy location, TAH. The operating room is located on the ground floor of TAH. The out-patient office is located on the first floor.

Laparoscopic Procedures

These are surgeries specifically designed to be minimally invasive, with a quicker recovery time. In the procedure, a long, thin camera is inserted through a small incision and examines the patient internally. This provides doctors with a chance to see the inside of the body in real time without having to make a large incision.

Open Surgery

This is the traditional surgical procedure in which an incision is made over the area in which the surgeon needs to operate allowing the surgeon to visualize the area of concern. A doctor will almost always recommend a laparoscopic operation over open surgery if possible as it carries less risk of infection and shorter recovery time for the patient.

The highly trained surgical team can perform many general surgeries at TAH including:

  • Appendectomy
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder)
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colon resection
  • Cystectomy
  • Drainage of Abscesses
  • EGD
  • Exploratory Laparotomy
  • Gastrostomy tube placement
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Hernia repair
  • Lipoma excision
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lymph node removal
  • Mastectomy
  • Mediport catheter placement
  • Peg tube placement
  • Skin lesion removal
  • Splenectomy

TAH can perform other procedures not otherwise listed, but covered under General Surgery as well.

For an appointment with Dwain Rogers, MD call TAH Physician Services, general surgery office at 814-827-3400.


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Titusville Area Hospital Physician Services
406 West Spring Street, Titusville, PA, 16354
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