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Dr. Steven Alan Tersigni, MD, FACS

Surgeon

Dr. Steven Alan Tersigni MD, FACS is a top Surgeon in Coos Bay, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Steven Alan Tersigni MD, FACS is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Steven Alan Tersigni MD, FACS is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Steven Alan Tersigni MD, FACS is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Coos Bay, OR, Dr. Steven Alan Tersigni MD, FACS is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
29 years Experience
Dr. Steven Alan Tersigni, MD, FACS
  • Coos Bay, OR
  • Univ of Ut Sch of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut
  • Accepting new patients

Does sex after surgery carry any risks?

Let pain be the determining factor. If it hurts don’t do it. There is no specific length of time to abstain fron sex.

My pregnant wife has been recommended gall bladder removal surgery. When can we do it?

Usually we like to wait until the baby has been delivered before we remove the gallbladder, but if symptoms are intolerable or if a patient has complications then it is necessary READ MORE
Usually we like to wait until the baby has been delivered before we remove the gallbladder, but if symptoms are intolerable or if a patient has complications then it is necessary to remove the gallbladder sooner. With current surgical techniques it is usually safe to do during pregnancy. The timing is important because as the uterus enlarges, it makes it more difficult to perform the surgery laparoscopically and she may need an open operation.

Is acid reflux normal after gall bladder surgery?

No, but occasionally reflux and gallbladder disease are associated. If that were the case then I would have suspected you would have had symptoms before your gallbladder surgery. READ MORE
No, but occasionally reflux and gallbladder disease are associated. If that were the case then I would have suspected you would have had symptoms before your gallbladder surgery.