With extensive surgery experience, Dr. Wease is a board-certified general surgeon who brings innovative techniques to the full range of surgical remedies, including minimally invasive and no-incision approaches. He’s also skilled in use of the da Vinci robotic system for various general surgeries. A graduate of Indiana University School of Medicine, where he received the Honor Award for General Surgery, Dr. Wease completed his General Surgery residency at William Beaumont Hospital in Michigan in 1997. Following his residency he began a long-term association with McLaren Regional Medical Center in Flint, MI, where he served as Director of Bariatric Surgery and Medical Director of Trauma Services. He’s a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
General surgery, despite its name, is a surgical specialty that focuses on abdominal organs such as, intestines including esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder and bile ducts, and often the thyroid gland. They also deal with diseases involving the skin, breast, and hernias.