Horizon Surgical was built with the goal of providing of minimally invasive procedures with effective results. Our services include Appendectomy, Gallbladder surgery, Thyroid surgery, Parathyroid surgery, Hernia Repair, Bowel 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 Surgery, Laparoscopic Colectomy, Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic 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