Horizon Surgical was built with the goal of providing of minimally invasive procedures with effective results. Our services include AppendectomyGallbladder surgery, Thyroid surgery, Parathyroid surgery, Hernia RepairBowel surgery for obstruction or adhesions, Colon surgery, Diverticulitis, Benign Polyps or Malignant Colon Masses, Lipoma Excision, Excision of Skin Lesions, Port Placement, Abscess Drainage, Hemorrhoid SurgeryLaparoscopic ColectomyLaparoscopic Ventral Hernia RepairLaparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic Appendectomy and daVinci Robotic Surgery.

General & Bariatric 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.





da Vinci Robotic Surgery

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 procedures.
Robotic surgery has many benefits over traditional surgery, such as:
·     Faster recovery
·     Fewer complications
·     Greater surgical precision
·     Less pain, scarring and blood loss
·     Less-invasive procedure
·     Shorter hospital stays
·     Smaller incisions

Dr. Cottingham’s Presentation on the TIF procedure


December 2019 to present (4 month post op).
day of surgery verses 2 months post op.
1 week before surgery verses 2 month post op.
June of 2019 to 3 months post op.
The day of surgery


















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