You Matter More at Mowery

Mowery Clinic’s Department of Surgery uses advanced technology and surgical equipment to give you the best treatment possible for a variety of cases.

Using invasive and minimally invasive surgical techniques, our experienced specialists are able to treat a wide range of diseases and conditions.

Our General Surgery Providers

Steven A. Groene, MD

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Chris A. Rupe, MD

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Seth A. Vernon, MD

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Our team of general surgeons in Salina with operating privileges at both Salina Surgical Hospital and Salina Regional Health Center. We value your freedom to choose!

We specialize in a variety of surgical procedures including:

  • Hernia repair
  • Cancer surgery
  • Vascular surgery
  • Da Vinci robotic and laparoscopic surgery
  • Lung surgery
  • Vein procedures
  • …and many others

What is laparoscopic surgery?

Laparoscopic surgery is a low-risk, minimally invasive surgical technique that is often used as a diagnostic tool. It requires only small incisions and is used to examine the organs inside the abdomen.

Laparoscopy is a surgery that uses a thin, lighted tube put through an incision in the belly to look at the abdominal organs or the female pelvic organs. Laparoscopy is used to find problems such as cysts, adhesions, fibroids, and infection. Tissue samples can be taken for biopsy through the tube, called a laparoscope.

In many cases laparoscopy can be done instead of laparotomy surgery that uses a larger incision in the belly. Laparoscopy can be less stressful and may have less problems and lower costs than laparotomy for minor surgeries. It can often be done without needing to stay overnight in the hospital.

Our team of surgeons is dedicated to providing you with the highest quality treatment possible. Contact us for more information and to schedule an appointment. You do not need a referral from your primary care doctor to make an appointment with one of our surgeons.

Providing Comprehensive Care for Patients Since 1934

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(785) 827-7261

Providing Comprehensive Care for Patients Since 1934

Request an appointment today.

(785) 827-7261