General Surgeon Jay Dewell, M.D., FACS, Opens Potsdam Practice

Board Certified General Surgeon, Jay Dewell, M.D., FACS, will open his practice and begin seeing patients at 145 Market Street in Potsdam on October 3.

 

 

Potsdam, NY – October 2, 2012 — Board Certified General Surgeon, Jay Dewell, M.D., FACS, will open his practice and begin seeing patients at 145 Market Street in Potsdam on October 3.

Dr. Dewell most recently served 18 years as attending general surgeon in private practice at Alice Hyde Medical Center in Malone. He performs surgeries at Canton-Potsdam Hospital and is in the process of transitioning his main practice location from Malone to Potsdam.

Dr. Dewell completed his medical degree at Albany Medical College, both his internship and residencies in general surgery at The Stamford Hospital, Stamford, Ct., and earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Union College in Schenectady, NY, where he graduated with honors cum laude.

Dr. Dewell's practice encompasses a wide range of general surgical procedures, comprising breast surgery, including standard and stereotactic (x-ray guided) breast biopsies, and minimally invasive breast surgery; intestinal procedures such as large and small bowel, diverticulitis surgery, and colon resections; skin surgery procedures including management of benign and malignant skin diseases, biopsies, skin grafts, and advancement flaps; vascular access provided for chemotherapy and long-term antibiotic administration; laparoscopic (image guided, minimally invasive) surgeries such as gall bladders, appendectomies, hernias (pediatric, abdominal wall and groin), and more complex ventral hernias; carpal tunnel surgery, and others.

Appointments with Dr. Dewell can be scheduled by calling 315-261-4472 or via fax at 315-261-4644.

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