The office of Shachner, Zaragoza & Bassin, M.D., P.A. was established in 1994 and is a group practice of board certified surgeons specializing in general, laparoscopic and breast surgery.

General Surgery Includes a wide range of procedures usually performed in the hospital. Many procedures can be performed without the need for an overnight stay in the hospital. Some of the more common procedures are:

  • Appendectomies
  • Breast Biopsies for breast disease. We have the ability to perform breast ultrasounds and minimally invasive breast biopsies in the office
  • Breast Surgery for cancer including breast conserving lumpectomies and mastectomies
  • Colon Surgery for cancer, infection and diverticulitis
  • Gallbladder Surgery for gallbladder disease (Cholecystecomy)
  • Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication and Hiatal Hernia Repair performed for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Minimally Invasive Laparoscopic Surgery is done for many problems including gallstones, appendicitis, inguinal and abdominal hernias, hiatal and paraesophageal hernias, colon problems, and abdominal pain
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy for breast cancer and melanoma
  • Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery for masses and cancer