Dr. Stephen Waterbrook is the best General Surgeon in Grass Valley CA. We provide surgical care services with the most current techniques and advanced technology. Visit our website for more information.
Stephen K. Waterbrook, M.D., F.A.C.S. – General Surgeon
Dr. Waterbrook is Board Certified in General Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He obtained his undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He graduated as a medical doctor from the Loma Linda University in California in 2004. Following that, he completed general surgery residencies at Wright State University in Ohio, Loma Linda University in California, Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine (where he was a clinical instructor and residential teacher of the year in 2008/2009), and then became board certified in general surgery at the Kettering Health Network, Wright State University in Ohio, where he was also a clinical assistant professor of surgery. He has also been trained in robotic surgery.
General Surgery Center
General surgeons are trained to manage a broad spectrum of diseases and injuries affecting almost any area of the body that requires surgical intervention. These physicians are involved in diagnosis, preoperative, operative and postoperative care of the surgical patient, and they are trained to provide comprehensive management of trauma and complete care of critically ill patients with underlying surgical conditions.
Dr. Waterbrook uses a variety of diagnostic techniques at grass valley surgery center for observing internal structures. So if you are looking for the General surgeon near me, then you can visit him. He is also trained in minimally invasive surgical techniques that use specialized instruments including laparoscopic surgery and soon he will be offering Davinci Robotic Surgery.
Although its scope is broad, general surgery usually involves the abdomen, breasts, esophagus, colon, peripheral vasculature, skin, and neck. Below is a list of some of the most common general surgery procedures we perform and conditions we treat:
Sentinel lymph node biopsy
Diverticulosis & Diverticulitis
Ostomy Creation and Reversal
Esophagus and Stomach
Anti-Reflux Surgery (Nissen Fundoplication)
Heartburn, Acid Reflux, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) Feeding Tube Placement
Gallbladder Surgery (Cholecystectomy)
Femoral ( groin) Hernia
Inguinal (groin) Hernia
Hernia Repair -Umbilical and Inguinal
Skin & Soft Tissue
Benign skin lesions
Skin cancer –
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Total and partial Thyroidectomy
Vascular access catheter
Central Venous catheter with port
Central Venous catheter without port