The Gallbladder

Hi, this is Dr. Buck Parker, General Surgeon, and in this post I’m going to talk about the gallbladder.  Many people ask: “What is a gallbladder and why is it causing me problems!?”  Alright, here’s the deal…. I like starting with a nice...

Rib Fractures

It’s Dr. Parker again and in this post I’m going to talk about rib fractures.  Rib fractures are a pretty common problem I see, and it’s not just the young dare-devil types! I often see folks in their 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s with multiple rib...

The Appendix

Hi, this is Dr. Buck Parker, General Surgeon, and in this post I want to talk to you about the diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis. Acute Appendicitis is when the appendix (a small finger like projection with a blind pouch that lives in the right side of the abdomen)...