Faces of General Surgery – Hernia

June 15, 2020
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Dignity Health Medical Group

Thomas Gillespie MD
Kevin McGeever MD
V.Joe Deka MD
Conrad Ballecer MD

500 W Thomas Rd Ste. 400 Phoenix

Kevin McGeever, MD, Thomas Gillespie, MD, Vikram J. Deka, MD, and Conrad Ballecer MD are the first in Arizona to be distinguished as Surgeons of Excellence in Hernia and Robotic Surgery by Surgical Review Corporation (SRC). They practice at Dignity Health Medical Group-Surgical Specialties for St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center. The SEC Surgeons of Excellence distinction recognizes surgeons and their healthcare facilities for providing safe, high-quality surgical care using evidence-based approaches to hernia surgical repair with a proven competency in robotic technology. Dignity Health Medical Group (DHMG) is the academic, multidisciplinary medical group serving Dignity Health hospitals and medical centers in Arizona. These DHMG surgeons are recognized for reducing recovery time and decreasing costs by applying robotic technology and streamlining care.


Dignity Health Foundation

Everyone deserves access to high quality care. Raises funds to support hospital initiatives such as the expansion of emergency departments, purchase of state-of-the-art equipment, recruitment of nurses, administration of patient wellbeing programs, and procurement of educational outreach sponsorships, just to name a few.


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