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When it comes to having surgery, we know our patients need complete confidence that they are receiving expert care. Our team of surgeons and support staff is here to make your surgical experience the most successful and comfortable it can be.

There is no need to travel hundreds of miles to find excellent surgeons. Our doctors have the training, experience and technology to treat even the most complex medical conditions right in the Great Lakes Bay Region. Our surgeons have privileges at both Ascension St. Mary’s and Covenant HealthCare. In addition to seeing patients at these hospitals, they also offer outpatient treatment at CMU Health Surgery on Washington Avenue in Saginaw, along with satellite office locations in Bay City, Caro, Standish and Tawas.

Our highly-trained specialists in the following surgical areas can give you the peace of mind that is essential during life’s most challenging moments.

    Abdominal surgery encompasses the majority of operations performed by general surgeons around the world. Whether a simple or complicated procedure is needed to treat your abdominal condition, we can help.

    Abdominal surgery services

    CMU Health Surgery offers state-of-the-art technology and compassionate cancer experts to deliver comprehensive care during your time of need.

    Patients with a diagnosis of breast cancer, benign breast disease, or elevated risk of breast cancer based on personal or family history can rest assured knowing our Breast Surgical Oncology division is led by the area’s only fellowship-trained breast surgeon.


    Breast surgery services

    There are a variety of ailments that involve the colon and rectum, ranging from mild and uncomfortable issues to life-threatening conditions. CMU Health has a colorectal surgery team ready to support you during your time of need.

    Colorectal surgery services

    CMU Health has nationally-renowned endocrinologists who work hand in hand with experienced, fellowship-trained endocrine surgeons to provide comprehensive, specialized care for patients in the Great Lakes Bay Region.

    Endocrine surgery services

    Few specialties cover as much area as general and acute care surgery. CMU Health offers surgical treatment in areas as unique as trauma, colorectal surgery, endocrine surgery, surgical oncology and vascular surgery. Whether you develop a hernia over time or have a complex infection that sends you to the emergency room, our surgeons have you covered.

    General surgery services

    CMU Health is leading Saginaw in the breadth of minimally invasive surgery and technology offerings for the Great Lakes Bay Region. Our services range from basic procedures such as gallbladder surgery, to complex operations such as combined liver and colon resections and robotic Whipple procedure for pancreas cancer.

    Minimally-invasive surgery services

    If you or a loved one are facing a cancer diagnosis, it is comforting to know that there are supportive, highly-trained experts right here in the Great Lakes Bay Region.

    You can count on CMU Health not only for advanced surgical technology and outstanding medical treatment capabilities, but also for personalized care, hope and support close to home.

    Surgical oncology and tumor removal services

    Accidents happen, which is why CMU Health – in collaboration with Ascension St. Mary’s Hospital – provides complete trauma surgical services in the heart of Saginaw. As a certified Level II Trauma Center, our team can handle any and all major injuries.

    Trauma surgery and surgical critical care services

    CMU Health Vascular Surgery focuses on surgical and non-surgical treatment options for patients with venous diseases, such as blood clots, deep vein thrombosis and ulcers.

    Our internationally-recognized vascular surgeon works closely with patients to help them understand their vascular health and options they have for managing circulatory conditions.