General Surgery

General surgery is a surgical specialty that focuses on abdominal organs, the thyroid gland, also deals with diseases involving the skin, breast, soft tissue, and hernias.

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Weight Loss Surgery

Information Seminar:

December 17, 2014, Wednesday 6:00 pm

WHERE: Courtyard Boston Woburn/Boston North Hotel
The online seminar is open, call our office for password

We encourage you to attend the live session but the Online Seminar is always open if you don't want to wait until the next live seminar


Support Group

The next Support Group Meeting will be held on December17, Wednesday at 7:30 pm following the Information Seminar.
Live holiday cooking class with Erika Damon registered dietitian
Join us for a fun filled evening!

In the meantime check the Online Support Forum for any issues.

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2012 Top Doctors

Dr. Dennis Begos was recognized

In the December 2012 issue of Boston Magazine Dr. Begos was recognized as a Top Doctor in colorectal surgery. The 2012 list features a total of 645 physicians selected by their peers in 57 specialties.

General Surgery


General Surgery is a specialty field of surgery which includes many of the surgical topics with which you are familiar. We have described some subspecialty areas of General Surgery in our web site for which our surgeons have special interest and training, including:

  • Colorectal surgery
  • Breast surgery
  • Endocrine surgery
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Hernia surgery

Our Board Certified General Surgical specialists are dedicated to helping you solve many of the common problems which are frequently encountered by our patients, including:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Intestinal problems including esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon
  • Problems with your liver, pancreas, gall bladder and bile ducts
  • “Lumps and Bumps” including cysts in any part of your body
  • Skin moles
  • Appendicitis
  • Hernias
  • Diverticulitis
  • Melanoma
  • Pilonidal cysts
  • Stomach ulcers
  • Lymph node problems

Our General Surgeons have had training in the world’s finest academic medical centers, and are all Board Certified. Board Certification requires completion of an approved residency training program for five or more years following graduation from medical school. Each surgeon then needs to pass a rigorous certifying examination administered by the American Board of Surgery. Every surgeon in our practice also regularly attends continuing medical education seminars in order to stay up-to-date on all new developments in the field of surgery. In addition, every surgeon is responsible for taking re-certifying examinations every 10 years. This assures our patients that the surgeons in our practice who care for you have achieved and continue to maintain the highest level of expertise available to you anywhere.