Center of Surgical Excellence - Genesis HealthCare System - Zanesville, Ohio

Exceptional Surgical Care Built Around You

Welcome to the Genesis Center of Surgical Excellence

When you need surgery, count on our team of expert and skilled surgeons at the Genesis Center of Surgical Excellence. Whether your case is routine or complex – or somewhere in between – our surgeons, each with his/her area of expertise, are ready to provide the highest level of quality care.

Our team at the Genesis Center of Surgical Excellence recognizes the impact that a surgical operation can have on a patient and their family, and that’s why we approach every patient’s condition with the quality care and expertise it requires.

Types of surgical specialties

The Genesis Center of Surgical Excellence has a team of highly skilled general and trauma surgeons with complementary expertise who provide thorough medical care using the highest level of surgical technology.

The most common types of surgeries performed by the surgeons at the Genesis Center of Surgical Excellence are classified as minimally invasive and robotic, general, gastrointestinal, comprehensive breast care, and trauma and acute care surgery. Examples include:

  • Any traumatic injury requiring emergency surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Breast cancer
  • Colon, stomach or rectal cancer
  • Emergency surgery
  • Gallbladder removal
  • Gastrointestinal surgery
  • Hernia repair
  • Melanoma and other skin cancer removal

There are countless other procedures offered by the surgeons at the Genesis Center of Surgical Excellence. Several of the planned operations are also offered in the most current form of minimally invasive surgery, including laparoscopy and robotic-assisted surgery.

Many of our surgeons are highly skilled in performing robotic-assisted surgeries. Robotic technology has advanced throughout the years and our surgeon’s skills have evolved with the advancements. Use of an enhanced robotic platform allows our specially trained surgeons to perform minimally invasive surgeries with benefits such as:

  • Faster and more complete recovery
  • Less blood loss
  • Less pain following surgery
  • Less risk of infection
  • Shorter hospital stay – usually go home the same day or next day
  • Smaller incisions and less scarring

You can expect the best from the Genesis Center of Surgical Excellence

Our team approach to bringing surgical experts who are committed to providing superior outcomes using leading-edge technology is how you know where we place our focus – on you, our patients. Let our surgeons help you enjoy a healthy life again.

Meet the Team of Experts

With integrated expertise, our patients benefit from the team of surgeons working together at an advanced level.

Brandice Alexander, D.O. | General Surgery, Trauma Surgery 

David Barbara, M.D. | General Surgery

Stuart Chow, D.O. | General Surgery, Trauma Surgery 

Thomas Diehl, M.D. | General Surgery

Shannon Hanley, M.D. | General Surgery, Breast Surgery 

Claudia Kim, M.D. | General Surgery

Adam Rothermel, M.D. | General Surgery

Gretchen Weber M.D. | General Surgery

Make an Appointment

We recommend a referral from your primary care physician for a consult with a Genesis Center of Surgical Excellence surgeon. To schedule the surgery consult, or if you have questions about a possible surgery, call 740-453-0661.

Contact Us

Genesis Surgical Services staff can be reached at 740-455-6300.

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