Surgery Associates of Marquette


General Surgery

General Surgery is a specialized field of surgery which includes a wide range of procedures involving the neck, chest, abdomen and extremities.

Some of the most common procedures involve:

  • Appendix Removal
  • Breast Surgery (Mastectomy, lumpectomy, sentinel node biopsy)
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery, including the stomach, small bowel and pancreas
  • Hemorrhoid Surgery
  • Hernia Surgery
  • Liver Surgery
  • Skin Surgery for removal of cysts and moles
  • Thyroid and parathyroid surgery
  • Trauma
  • Tumor Removal
  • Ulcer Treatment

Advanced Laparoscopy

Advanced Laparoscopy involves placing a small tube with a light source into the abdomen or chest cavity to examine the internal organs. These procedures are often used to determine the diagnosis or extent of a disease, and for the performance of the actual surgery.

Some common procedures include:

  • Gall Bladder Surgery
  • Reflux Surgery (Heartburn Surgery)
  • Colon Surgery
  • Cancer Staging
  • Solid Organ Biopsy or Removal
  • Hernia Repair
  • Splenectomy

Surgical Oncology

Surgical Oncology involves general surgical procedures of many treatable cancers, and the management of all aspects of cancer therapy. This includes surgical intervention, coordination with the medical and radiation oncologist and involvement in national protocols for new treatment of cancer. Although general surgery training includes intensive training in cancers that are surgically treated, there are unusual cancers that require further training. Surgical Associates of Marquette provides this type of care and is active in support groups for patients with some types of cancer.

Our surgeons are specially trained to manage cancers of the:

  • Breast
  • Colon and Rectum
  • Soft tissues such as sarcomas
  • Liver, gall bladder, biliary tree
  • Stomach and esophagus
  • Thyroid and parathyroid

Endoscopy Services

  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Diagnostic Colonoscopy
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD or Upper Endoscopy)


General Surgery

  • Joseph C. Jameson, M.D.
  • Patrick P. Bulinski, M.D.
  • Ryan D. Edwards, M.D.
  • Katherine A. Petrin, M.D.

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Telephone: 906-225-3853
1414 West Fair Avenue, Suite 230, Marquette, MI 49855

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