Dr. Patel, Dr. Sugimoto, Dr.Ringley, Dr. Valdez and Dr.Richardson are board certified general surgeons with a broad range of surgical experience and expertise. They focus primarily on diseases of the abdominal organs (liver, gall bladder, pancreas, esophagus, and stomach), skin cancers, tumor removal and hernia repair.

Each surgeon has full medical staff privileges at both St. Mary’s of Michigan and Covenant HealthCare in Saginaw.

Minimally invasive laparoscopic procedures, as well as robotic and single site surgery, are performed in one of the local outpatient surgical centers.

All of our surgeons regularly attend surgical educational programs to remain up-to-date with the latest surgical advances and ensure patient interventions can be done in the least invasive manner possible.