Welcome to Surgery
Welcome to the Department of Surgery on the Permian Basin Campus of the Texas Tech School of Medicine. Together with the faculty of all departments of the School of Medicine, the department of surgery participates in the multi-specialty group practice known as Texas Tech Physicians of the Permian Basin. The surgeons of Texas Tech Physicians of the Permian Basin specialize in the diagnosing and surgical management of a wide range of diseases and abnormalities of the body's systems and organs.These organs and systems include the esophagus, stomach, gallbladder, spleen, liver, pancreas, adrenal glands, thyroid and parathyroid glands, all non-cosmetic conditions of the breast, as well as all types of hernias.The surgeons are also instrumental in the diagnosing of gastro-intestinal and breast malignancy in patients. When a patient is diagnosed with cancer the surgeons work closely with The West Texas Cancer Center to monitor the patient's health and treatments . To aid the doctors, there are diagnostic tools available in the office, such as ultrasound assisted guided needle biopsies of the breast and thyroid. The surgeons have many years of training and experience in trauma surgery, as well as critical care. They can perform minimally invasive procedures and surgical endoscopy. The surgeons believe in patient education and provide brochures and pamphlets on many issues regarding patient health and surgical procedures. With confidence,you can trust your health to the surgeons in the Department of Surgery at Texas Tech Physicians of the Permian Basin.