Dr. Galo Grijalva is a general and bariatric surgeon practicing in Jamestown, NY. Dr. Grijalva specializes in Minimally Invasive General and Bariatric Surgery which includes abdominal contents including the esophagus, stomach, liver, gallbladder, pancreas small and large bowel. He is the program director of the Bariatric Center at UPMC Chautauqua WCA hospital. General surgeons are able to deal with almost any surgical or critical care emergency, also involving the skin or soft tissue trauma. Dr. Grijalva provides quality surgical service for gravely ill or injured patients and is able to respond quickly due to knowledge of various surgical procedures.
Dr. Galo A Grijalva M.D.'s Expert Contributions
Gallbladder disease this early in the pregnancy has an extremely high chance to NOT get better and create a risk for miscarriage. Although there is some risk, the best option is to have a laparoscopic cholecystectomy. This is easily verifiable and under SAGES guidelines. READ MORE
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