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Michele D.

I was highly impressed by the compassion and empathy of the administrative/support staff. I witnessed one of your employees (she was sitting at the desk to the right when you come in the front door) offer to get a patient’s car from the parking lot and bring it around to the front door. The patient was having difficulty ambulating and was so grateful for the assistance. The front desk staff is v...

Mildred M.

“Very superior & professional medical practice that exceeds all expectations.” – Mildred M.

5 Things to know about minimally invasive breast biopsy

Breast cancer is constantly in the headlines, and for good reason. This cancer occurs in 12.4 percent of all women, according to Procedures such as biopsies are important to determine whether a tumor or lump is cancerous. For breast cancer, this is best done by breast surgeons in a minimally invasive way. When a cancer is so common, it is very important for women to keep track of...

Innovative stroke prevention surgery done for first time in Wilmington

The risk of stroke with traditional carotid stenting ranges from 4 to 9 percent, according to Wilmington Surgical Associates. TCAR lowers that to around 1 percent. Read about our two local surgeons are the first in the area to perform a minimally invasive procedure meant to decrease the chance of stroke during a carotid procedure.

Wilmington Surgical’s Vascular Laboratory Receives National Re-Accreditation

Our Vascular Lab has earned re-accreditation for another 3 years. The lab has been nationally accredited since 1992. The lab is comprised of 8 registered ultrasound technologists performing: Carotid ultrasound to prevent stroke Venous ultrasound to detect blood clots, varicose veins Arterial studies for circulation issues in legs Aorta ultrasound for aneurysm

Breast Cancer and Care Services

Breast cancer is the most common malignancy and second leading cause of death for women in the U.S. But it is also one of the most curable cancers. The keys to survival are early detection and state-of-the-art biopsy and treatment, involving surgery. Wilmington Surgical Associates offers these keys to survival and has helped 1,672 patients with breast-related issues last year. Experience leading-e...