General & Vascular Surgery (GVS) was established in 1993 by a group of Surgeons that believe the patient is always the center of care. The physicians of General & Vascular Surgery are devoted to the surgical treatment of conditions of the abdominal organs, breasts, lymph nodes and vascular system. We use the most advances methods available including minimally invasive laparoscopy and robotic procedures. Our surgeons are leaders in General Surgery by participating and leading state-of-the-art technology and practice. Your medical care with our surgeons will reflect the wisdom, grace, and expertise as if you are family, every visit. Our goal is to discover the best possible plan of care to get you back out there. Welcome to care that is centered around you. Ask your primary care who they send their family to see for surgical needs. Welcome to your Doctor’s Doctor.


General and Vascular Surgery is here by appointment for your concerns in one of our offices located throughout the area, in South Bend, Mishawaka, and Elkhart. Please see locations listing for more detail. In addition to office visits, you may first see our Surgeons in the hospital as they cover acute needs across the three major hospitals: Memorial Hospital in South Bend, Saint Joseph Health System in Mishawaka, and Elkhart General Hospital in Elkhart, IN.


Please contact your insurance carrier to verify coverage of our services. Use the Customer Service number on the back of your card and ask about a visit with one of our Surgeons.


The Surgeons of General & Vascular Surgery are devoted to the surgical treatment of many body systems and champion the use of the most advanced technological treatment methods when outcomes are the best for the patient being treated.

Procedures include:

  • Bariatric surgery
  • Breast surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colon and GI surgery
  • Gallbladder surgery
  • Hernia repair
  • Pediatric / child surgeries
  • Specialized anorectal surgery

Vascular surgeries include:

  • Aneurysm repairs
  • Carotid artery surgery

If surgery is needed, we have access to five surgical locations across Michiana. We offer this variety to make it as convenient as possible for your individual care.