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…

Surgical Procedure: Bowel Diversion | Dr. Elijah Mobley Glendora

Surgical Procedure: Bowel Diversion

There are five types of bowel diversion surgeries that your general surgeon will discuss concerning your options and which of the following five surgeries is right for you: colostomy, ileostomy, continent ileostomy, and ileoanal reservoir. The purpose of bowel diversion surgery is to let the fecal matter exit the body after the intestines have been…

Surgical Procedure: Hernia Repair | Dr. Elijah Mobley Glendora

Surgical Procedure: Hernia Repair

There are two types of hernias: the ventral hernia in the abdomen and the inguinal hernia in the groin area. General surgeon Dr. Elijah Mobley will discuss your options with you and depending upon the severity of the hernia, location of the hernia, and your medical history, he will recommend one of the two types…