Monthly Newsletters

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

As a center of excellence in pancreatic surgery and pancreatic cancer, we are proud to continue the fight against this disease.

Nov 15th, 2019
Proud to be part of a Great Cancer Program

2 of our surgeons were featured in a local magazine as experts in breast and pancreatic cancers. As leaders in their field, Drs. Friedlander and Bhayani are helping to build a great team and program to help these patients.

Aug 29th, 2019
The HERNIA Center at Association of South Bay Surgeons

Abdominal wall hernias are one of the most common surgical conditions. 27% of men and 3% of women will develop groin hernias over their lifetime. Other types of hernias: femoral, epigastric, umbilical, incisional, Spigelian, para-stomal and obturator.

Jan 22nd, 2018
BREAST CENTER - Premier multidisciplinary breast cancer team

At the Association of South Bay Surgeons, we are dedicated to providing the highest quality care to patients diagnosed with breast cancer. In the U.S., breast cancer remains a leading cause of cancer deaths for women, only second to lung cancer.

Jan 22nd, 2018
Robotic Surgery

Robotic surgery, or robot-assisted surgery, allows doctors to perform many types of complex procedures with more precision, flexibility and control than is possible with conventional techniques.

Jan 22nd, 2018
GERD: Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease

Initial treatment with lifestyle changes and weight loss as well as medication to reduce acid may resolve the symptoms. Patients who don't respond to these methods are often good candidates for surgical treatment of their GERD.

Jan 22nd, 2018
Skin Cancer and Melanoma

Melanoma is one of the most lethal cancers known, particularly when it is discovered late. California, is particularly vulnerable for melanoma development. One of the hallmarks of melanoma is the finding of a changing, pigmented lesion.

Jan 22nd, 2018
Thyroid cancer awareness!

Thyroid cancer awareness! The incidence of thyroid cancer is rising faster than any other solid tumor in the United States. Thankfully, when caught and treated early, thyroid cancer is usually curable with appropriate surgery.

Jan 22nd, 2018
Bariatric Surgery can Resolve Diabetes

Insulin resistance and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) continue to be a major health threat in the US. It remains the 7th leading cause of death amongst adults.

Jan 22nd, 2018
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal Cancer is the 4th most common cancer in the US. With effective screening many cancers can be detected at early stages and be treated with excellent long term survival. ASBS is proud to offer the latest in surgical management of colorectal cancer

Mar 1st, 2017
Complex Gallbladder and Bile Duct Cancer Surgery

Though rare, gallbladder and bile duct cancers are difficult to treat. The surgical specialists at the Association of South Bay Surgeons have extensive experience and advanced training to take care of patients with these diseases.

Jan 3rd, 2017