The Massachusetts General Hospital Division of Community Surgery provides comprehensive, accessible surgical care to patients in communities north of Boston.

The Massachusetts General Hospital Division of Community Surgery comprises a team of board-certified surgeons who offer expertise in general and specialty surgical care, including bariatric, breast, colorectal, endocrine, gastrointestinal, laparoscopic and vascular surgery.

We are committed to providing our patients with collaborative, specialized care to meet their individual needs—from minor procedures to minimally invasive surgery—using the most sophisticated technology. In all cases, our priority is the health and safety of our patients.

Expert Care, Close to Home

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Our patients have access to high-quality surgical care on Boston’s North Shore. Our office at the Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care in Danvers is adjacent to eight state-of-the-art surgical suites where the majority of our outpatient procedures are performed. If inpatient care is needed, it is provided at Salem Hospital in Salem, MA.

Treatments & Services

Conditions We Treat

Our surgeons treat a range of conditions, including:

  • Acid reflux, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Colon and rectal disorders (e.g. constipation, incontinence)
  • Complex wounds
  • Crohn's disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Gallbladder diseases, including gallstones
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Hemorrhoids and other anal diseases
  • Hernias
  • Skin cancers, including melanoma and other lesions
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Varicose veins and other venous disorders

Services We Provide

Our surgeons are skilled in providing exceptional surgical care. Our procedures include:

  • Anti-reflux surgery
  • Aortic aneurysm surgery
  • Bariatric surgery, including gastric bypass and gastric banding
  • Breast surgery
  • Carotid artery surgery
  • Colon surgery, including colonoscopy
  • Colostomy and ileostomy
  • Endocrine surgery
  • Gastrointestinal surgery and endoscopy
  • General surgery
  • Hernia surgery
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Pancreatic surgery, including cancer
  • Rectal surgery
  • Vascular surgery, including arterial and venous surgery

Our patients also have access to multidisciplinary gastrointestinal cancer clinic consultations in association with the Mass General Cancer Center.

Patient Resources

To assist you and your family, we offer a range of additional patient resources and information.

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

We are located at the Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care.

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Insurance & Billing

Insurance & Billing

We are dedicated to ensuring you understand the hospital's billing & insurance policies.

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Community Health

Community Health

The Executive Committee on Community Health (ECOCH)

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Existing Patients: Patient Gateway

Existing Patients: Patient Gateway

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