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Medical Services Offered

The team of surgeons at Twin Lakes Surgical Associates, Dr. Steven Thomas, Dr. Luke Fife, and, starting in late summer 2018, Dr. Clint Kauffman, perform a wide range of surgical procedures. To learn more about the surgeons and the services they offer call 270-259-3035.

Surgical procedures performed at Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center include:

Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)

Abdominal exploration (exploratory laparotomy)

Laparoscopy

Repair of inguinal, umbilical, and incisional hernias

Abdominal wall reconstruction and component separation

Wound care and wound vac

Skin grafting and burn wound care

Splenectomy

Perirectal abscess

Hemorrhoidectomy and other hemorrhoid procedures

Anal fissures

Anal fistulas

Anal and genital skin tags and warts

Colon resection for cancer and diverticulitis

Ostomy creation and reversal

Appendectomy

Feeding tubes

Small bowel resection and repair

Enteric fistula repair

Excision of breast lesions

Breast biopsy

Breast duct excision

Lumpectomy and other breast surgery excluding cosmetic procedures

Mastectomy 

Sentinel lymph node biopsy

Axillary lymph node dissection

Thyroid surgery

EGD and colonoscopy

Tracheostomy

Mediport and central line placement

Trauma and critical care

Drainage of abscess

Removal Pilonidal cyst  

Skin lesion removal and skin cancers including face, nose and ear

Removal of lipoma

Freezing plantar warts

Hidradenitis excision

Lymph node biopsy

Diabetic foot infections, ulcers, and amputations

Coming soon laparoscopic hiatal hernia repair and Nissen fundoplication

Conditions and diseases treated by the surgeons at TLRMC:

Acute or chronic cholecystitis

Biliary dyskinesia

Biliary colic

Gallstones

Trauma

Bowel perforation

Bowel obstruction

Bowel ischemia

Gastrointestinal bleed

Abdominal pain

Gastritis

Colitis

Inguinal, umbilical, and incisional hernias

Abdominal wall reconstruction

Wound care

Skin grafting and burn wound care

Abscesses

Hemorrhoids

Anal fissures

Anal fistulas

Anal and genital skin tags and warts

Colon and rectal cancer

Diverticulitis

Ostomy creation and reversal  and care

Appendicitis

Malnutrition

Small bowel resection and repair

Enteric fistula repair

Excision of breast lesions and masses

Breast Cancer

Fibrocystic breast disease

Colon cancer screening

Thyroid surgery

Access for chemotherapy

Critical care

 Pilonidal cyst  

Skin lesions  and skin cancers

Lipoma

Freezing plantar warts

Hidradenitis excision

Lymph node biopsy

Diabetic foot infections, ulcers, and amputations

Pressure wounds

Coming soon laparoscopic hiatal hernia repair and Nissen fundoplication