Procedures Approved to Perform

  • Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (minimal scarring - performed through navel - see video at bottom of this page)
  • Laparoscopic Fundoplication for Acid Reflux Disease
  • Laparoscopic Colon Resection for Benign and Malignant Disease
  • Laparoscopic Hernia Repair - Ventral and Inguinal Hernias
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy (Gall Bladder)
  • Laparoscopic Appendectomy
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Esophageal, Gastric, Biliary and Pancreatic Surgery for Benign and Malignant disease
  • Breast Surgery
    • Breast conserving surgery for Malignancy
    • Mastectomy for Malignancy
    • Needle Localized Breast Biopsies
    • Office-based Core Needle Biopsy by Ultrasound
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for Breast Cancer
  • Melanoma Surgery
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for Melanoma
  • Vascular Surgery - Carotid Endarterectomy
    • Lower Extremity Revascularization
    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
    • Vascular Access Device Placement
    • Vena Cava Filter Placement
  • Thoracic Surgery - Bronchoscopy and Mediastinoscopy
    • Thoracoscopy, Diagnostic and Therapeutic
    • Pleurodesis
  • Anal Surgery
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Anal Fistulas
    • Anal Fissures
  • Rectal Surgery
    • Rectal Prolapse Repair
    • Rectocele Repair
    • Resection of Rectal Cancer
  • Endoscopy
    • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy
    • Sigmoidoscopy
    • Colonoscopy
  • Gastrostomy and Jejunoscopy Feeding Tubes
  • Hernia Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Ventral and Inguinal
    • Open Inguinal with Tension-free Mesh Procedures
  • Endocrine Surgery - Thyroid, Benign and Malignant
    • Parathyroid
    • Pancreatic
    • Adrenal
  • Wound Care
    • Arterial and Venous Insufficiency Wounds
    • Pressure Wounds
    • Diabetic Wounds
    • Traumatic Wounds
    • Amputations

For more in-depth information about Dr. Jacks' surgical capabilities, visit these pages:

Colorectal Cancer | Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) | Breast Cancer
Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy | Hernias | Hepatobiliary Disease
Endocrine Surgery | Minimally Invasive Surgery

Learn about Single Incision Laparascopic Surgery in the video below

Watch an in-depth Interview with Dr. Jacks


Visit Blue Ridge HealthCare's Physician Profile for Dr. Jacks
Watch a MedEdge Minute television spot featuring Dr. Jacks

Watch Highlights of a Colon Resection Surgery with commentary by Dr. Jacks

All content copyright 2010, Alan F. Jacks, MD, PA