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Schuyler Hospital welcomes Surgical Assoc. of Ithaca

As the next step in Schuyler Hospital’s relationship with Cayuga Medical Center, the physicians from Surgical Associates of Ithaca, PC, have joined Schuyler Hospital to lead their general surgery program.Beginning September 5, 2013, David Schwed, MD, and Wade Bollinger, MD, will be at Schuyler Hospital on a weekly basis seeing patients in the Orthopedics / Surgical Clinic, and performing surgeries. In addition, Cora Lee Foster, MD, John Mecenas, MD, and Brian Bollo, MD, will be a part of the general surgery team, providing back-up and other assistance as needed. The physicians of Surgical Associates of Ithaca are qualified in all aspects of general surgery, including: Thoracic (chest), Gastrointestinal (digestive), Colon, Biliary Tract (liver, gallbladder, pancreas), Bariatric (surgery for obesity), Breast, Thyroid and Parathyroid, Skin, and Soft Tissue. They also have special expertise in advanced laparoscopic (minimally invasive) procedures, including hernia surgery; surgical endocrinology (glands), intensive care, and nutrition.For referrals and scheduling beginning in September, please contact Surgical Associates of Ithaca at (607) 273-3161 or fax (607) 273-1101. A “Meet and Greet” reception for the surgeons will be held September 18, 2013, at the Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel.For more information, call (607) 535-7121 or go to www.schuylerhospital.org

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