Surgical Services

ECMC’s Department of Surgery conducts four weekly surgical clinics for patients of general surgery, specialized surgery and trauma referrals.

Our surgical services offer specialty post-operative care to patients of a number of specialized surgeries, including:

  • Vascular surgery (blood vessel)
  • Burn treatments
  • Plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • Neurosurgery

A physician referral is required for all surgical services.

Thoracic Surgery Services

The Thoracic Surgery Services offer treatment to patients with medical issues that arise in the chest area, from swallowing issues to cancers involving the chest. Conditions and diseases treated within the thoracic surgery services include:

  • Swallowing problems
    • Esophageal diverticulum
    • Myasthenia gravis
  • Cancers of the chest
    • Esophageal cancer
    • Lung cancer
    • Lymphoma
    • Mesothelioma
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Chest conditions
    • Pericardial effusions
    • Pleural effusions
    • Pneumothorax
    • Rib abnormalities
  • Airway problems
    • Emphysema
    • Lung failure
  • Pacemaker

Our Doctors

Meet our dedicated team of surgeons who bring the best of their comprehensive medical expertise to bear for our patients.


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William J. Flynn Jr., MD, FACS
Doctors, Outpatient Specialty Clinics, Trauma Center and Emergency Care, Surgery, Surgical Clinics, Physician Leadership, Chiefs of Service, Medical Officers
Immediate Past President,
Chief of Service, Department of Surgery
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Raphael Blochle, MD
Doctors, Renal Care, Outpatient Specialty Clinics, Trauma Center and Emergency Care, Surgery, Surgical Clinics
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Jeffrey Brewer, MD
Doctors, Outpatient Specialty Clinics, Trauma Center and Emergency Care, Surgery, Surgical Clinics
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Jeffrey Jordan, MD
Doctors, Outpatient Specialty Clinics, Trauma Center and Emergency Care, Surgery, Surgical Clinics
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James Lukan, MD, FACS
Doctors, Renal Care, Outpatient Specialty Clinics, Trauma Center and Emergency Care, Surgery, Surgical Clinics
Surgical Director, Vascular Access
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Joseph D. Mills, MD
Doctors, Outpatient Specialty Clinics, Gastroenterology Clinic, Surgery, Surgical Clinics
Attending Colon and Rectal Surgeon
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John B. Ortolani, MD
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