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Better Surgeons
Better Technology
Better Outcomes for You

Sometimes, your journey to whole health takes an unexpected turn. And when it does, you trust only the best to mend you. Our esteemed surgical experts are here to help, blending world-class surgical technology with leading-edge care and award-winning hospitals to heal what’s hurting—in body, mind and spirit.

AdventHealth, formerly Florida Hospital, is here to support your path toward whole-person healing. Whether it’s an unexpected or planned surgery, there is an experienced surgical team across Central Florida ready to heal with leading-edge surgical techniques, advanced technology and an extra dose of human compassion. 

From hernia repair to appendix removal, gallbladder surgery and everything in between, it’s our promise to do everything we can to help you return to your best life as quickly and painlessly as possible. We do this by specializing in minimally invasive surgery, robotic-assisted surgery and innovating new surgical methods that reduce healing time and put your comfort and safety first.

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You receive more than world-class care when visiting the general surgeons at AdventHealth; you get a world of caring. From the emotional support to prepare for your operation, all the way through to personalized aftercare therapies, we are here to help you feel in control of your healing.  It’s all designed to make your life easier on your path to whole health.

Support at Every Step Toward Recovery

Our team has been nationally recognized for their dedication to progress, as leaders in the field for treatment, education, and quality of care.

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ARMEN DEUKMEDJIAN, MD

is a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon specializing in minimally invasive solutions for both simple and complex spinal conditions. Dr. Deukmedjian’s focus includes degenerative scoliosis correction, spinal arthritis correction, and treatment of neck and back pain. He also treats spinal trauma, fractures, tumors and congenital defects. He has authored and co-authored over 15 peer-reviewed articles in top tier neurosurgery journals and 10 book chapters.


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Your peace of mind is important to us, so we want to arm you with every ounce of information possible about how surgery may help you heal. This helpful guide will walk you through a number of the questions you may have about general surgery at AdventHealth.

  • What conditions can be treated with general surgery?
  • What types of advanced surgical treatments are available?
  • How long is the expected recovery time?
  • Will I start to feel like I used to?
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Whole-person health means you feel empowered to take your health into your own hands. From expert surgery to healing and committing to a lifestyle of wellness, you’ll have access to a blend of specialized programs to support your best life at every stage. We’re here to help you feel whole again — in body, mind, and spirit.

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Minimally Invasive Techniques
Maximum Quality of Life 

There is comfort in knowing that your team of surgical experts specialize in healing a wide range of conditions and disorders. Some of the most common procedures that we perform include the following:

The Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel neurospine program is led by neurosurgeons Dr. Amir Ahmadian and Dr. Armen Deukmedjian of NeuSpine Institute.

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Surgical Excellence Whole-Person Healing

We understand that your unique pain and symptoms can be frustrating and hard to explain. Rest assured that our teams have vast experience in the diagnosis and treatment of neurological and spine conditions, including:

  • Back and neck pain
  • Degenerative disc disease (spinal arthritis)
  • Fractures of the spine
  • Herniated discs
  • Sacroiliac pain syndrome (sacroiliitis)
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Spine and brain tumors

Expertise and Compassion for Your Condition

AMIR AHMADIAN, MD

is a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon who specializes in the management and minimally invasive treatment of spinal deformities, scoliosis, spinal fractures, neuro-oncology, peripheral nerve injuries and trauma. A gifted teacher and researcher, Dr. Ahmadian has authored over 21 peer-reviewed journal publications and 10 book chapters on neurosurgery and spinal deformity.


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Nationally Recognized for Patient Safety

AdventHealth is recognized as one of America’s highest-rated hospitals for patient safety by The Leapfrog Group.

APPENDECTOMY
An appendectomy is an emergency procedure to surgically remove an infected appendix (appendicitis) when symptoms present. The goal is to remove the appendix before it ruptures and becomes life-threatening. Our elite surgical staff have improved and refined less invasive laparoscopic appendectomy techniques to reduce the number of incisions and minimize pain, scarring and recovery time for you. If you experience symptoms of appendicitis, seek emergency medical care immediately.

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HERNIA REPAIR
An abdominal hernia occurs when there is a hole, tear or weak spot in the muscle wall, allowing intestine, other organ or in some cases fat tissue to bulge through. This can lead to pain and more serious complications if left untreated. Using leading-edge technology and the skills that come from years of experience, our hernia surgeons specialize in minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic assisted procedures to heal inguinal, incisional, ventral, and umbilical hernias. Your safety and comfort are our top priority so you can get back to living the life you love.

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GALLBLADDER SURGERY
Gallbladder surgery may be recommended for a variety of conditions that affect the gallbladder, including cancer and gallstones. While a serious surgery, our experts have dedicated their practice to minimizing the healing time and pain for this procedure. They do this by utilizing laparoscopic, minimally invasive techniques as much as possible to reduce healing time, scaring and pain.

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One of America’s Best Hospitals

AdventHealth is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of America’s best hospitals for gastroenterology & GI surgery.

#1 Hospital in Florida

AdventHealth is recognized as the #1 hospital in Florida by U.S. News & World Report.