Horizon Surgical, PC specializes in the esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder and bile ducts, and the thyroid gland. Dr. Cottingham uses robotic and laparoscopic surgery.
Dr. Cottingham is a surgical specialist that focuses on the esophagus, stomach, small
bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder and bile ducts, and the thyroid gland. He also manages
diseases involving the skin, breast, soft tissue, trauma, and hernias. Many of the procedures performed
by Dr. Cottingham are performed laparoscopically.
Gastric bypass (and other weight-loss surgeries) alter the digestive system in order to provide weight reduction. These procedures are considered when excess weight causes health issues and after exercise and diet haven’t succeeded to correct them.
The da Vinci ® Surgical System has revolutionized surgery, allowing for procedures to be done quickly and
efficiently through small incisions. Robotic surgery is a minimally invasive alternative to open surgery
and laparoscopic procedures, and is fast becoming the surgical method of choice for a variety of