Here’s the Skinny on Lap-Band Weight Loss Surgery | Surgeon Dr. Mobley

Here’s the Skinny on Lap-Band Weight Loss Surgery

Severely obese people know that when dieting and exercising fails to produce positive results, weight loss surgery, also known as Bariatric surgery, may be their only solution. Obesity is rarely an isolated situation, it is often associated with, or contributes to, other health conditions such as sleep apnea, diabetes, heart and lung problems, and mobility…

How is a Damaged Spleen Removed? | Victorville General Internal Surgery

How is a Damaged Spleen Removed?

Your spleen is a small organ, about the size of an average fist, and is located above your stomach on the left side under your rib cage. The spleen plays an important part in your body’s immune system by using white blood cells to fight against infections, by making red blood cells, and by filtering…

Tonsillectomies for Strep Throat and Tonsillitis | Victorville Surgeon

Tonsillectomies for Strep Throat and Tonsillitis

Most people think that tonsil problems only happen to young children and teenagers. But, many adults also have medical problems, such as tonsillitis or strep throat, associated with their tonsils that cannot be controlled or cured with medications. Your tonsils are groups of tissues that lie at the back of your throat. Their function is…

Inflamed Appendix? Don’t Wait for it to Burst | Victorville General Surgeon

Inflamed Appendix? Don’t Wait for It to Burst

If your family doctor has determined that you have appendicitis, an inflammation of your appendix that cannot be treated with medications, he will refer you to a Victorville General Surgeon on a priority basis for an appendectomy, the removal of your appendix. While most surgeries for appendicitis are performed on an emergency basis because the…