Category Archives: Gallbladder / Cholecystectomy

Do I Need My Gallbladder?

The thought of removing an organ can make the strongest of us shiver. Luckily, however, not out all of our organs are necessary, and the gallbladder is one of them. The gallbladder is a pear-shaped organ attached to the liver, …

Surgical Association of Mobile is a 2020 Nappie Nominee!

With great excitement, we are happy to share that Surgical Association of Mobile has been nominated for Best Specialist Practice in the Lagniappe’s annual Nappie Awards! Our team is grateful for this recognition and nomination as one of the top …

Gallbladder Discussion – Do Gallstones Cause Cancer?

With the prevalence of gallbladder removal surgery, or cholecystectomy, there are a number of misunderstandings about gallbladder disease that are worth addressing and discussing. One of these is whether gallstones can actually cause cancer. To be sure, there are patients …

Gallstones or Indigestion…How to Tell the Difference

You have a strange abdominal pain strike you after a meal, but is the issue simple indigestion or could it be a gallbladder attack? Both conditions are common, and both can leave you feeling nauseous and uncomfortable. So how do …