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Ms. Rosa Elizabeth Turcios, M.D.


Dr. Rosa Turcios is a general surgeon practicing in Fort Collins, CO. Dr. Turcios specializes in abdominal contents including the esophagus, stomach, liver, gallbladder, pancreas and often thyroid glands. General surgeons are able to deal with almost any surgical or critical care emergency, also involving the skin or soft tissue trauma. Dr. Turcios provides quality surgical service for gravely ill or injured patients and is able to respond quickly due to knowledge of various surgical procedures.
Ms. Rosa Elizabeth Turcios, M.D.
  • Fort Collins, CO
  • Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Honduras Facultad de Ciencias Medicas
  • Accepting new patients

Are there any risks involved in appendix surgery for a 12 year old?

Just the usual for any abdominal intervention: intermediate- wound infection or seroma, and long term- hernia risk