General Surgery

Rick Gemma, DO, FACOS
Walter J. Chlysta, MD, FACS,
Using the most modern technologies, Western Reserve Hospital Physicians, Inc. is committed to ensuring surgical safety and efficiency across all of our inpatient and outpatient procedural services. Our physicians are equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, and our accommodating staff help patients feel comfortable and at ease during their stay with us. To ensure patient and guest comfort and accessibility both pre- and post-op, our staff embraces a concierge approach when it comes to your care, offering a variety of onsite services to all patients and guests through our free valet parking, bedside admission and registration, comfortable waiting areas and lounges, food services and other in-house amenities designed with your care and convenience in mind.

Western Reserve Hospital Physicians, Inc. specializes in minimally-invasive and laparoscopic surgical services, as well as endoscopy. We provide expert care for surgical needs including treatment and care for appendicitis, colon cancer, gallbladder disease, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), hemorrhoids and hernia repair.

General Surgery Providers:

Dr. Rick Gemma  |  Dr. Walter J. Chlysta

Quick Facts

General surgery covers a wide spectrum of surgeries, including operations involving the gastrointestinal tract, liver, endocrine system, colon and other major body parts.