A member of our General Surgery team, Gillian Lavik, MD, provides safe and effective surgical care to patients, with specialty interests that include surgical oncology, abdominal surgeries and minimally invasive options for a wide range of procedures. A Rugby, ND, native, she completed her premedical education at Macalester College in Minnesota and received her medical degree from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Grand Forks. Her internship and residency were completed at Bassett Medical Center, Cooperstown, NY, an affiliate of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, where Dr. Lavik served as chief resident her graduate year.
Trinity Health Surgical Associates specialize in the management of a wide range of conditions affecting the abdomen, digestive tract, breast, skin, and endocrine systems. Our General Surgeons are proud to offer management options for gallbladder disease, hernia repair, appendicitis, thyroid disorders, breast tumors, bowel obstruction, colon surgery, skin cancer, and more. They offer minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic surgical options for many conditions, as well as endoscopic services such as EGD/colonoscopy. In addition, Trinity’s Surgical Associates are Advanced Trauma Life Support certified providers helping to support Trinity’s role as a regional leader in Trauma Care as a Level 2 Trauma Center. Our surgeons also work in collaboration with providers from the Trinity Health CancerCare to provide surgical options for patients suffering from breast, colon, skin, and other cancers.