Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Surgery Department

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Experience matters when it comes to surgery. At the Department of Surgery at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, our surgeons have advanced disease-specific training and are experts in their individualized fields. Because they practice at an academic medical center, they diagnose and treat some of the most complex cases around.

The department includes 11 clinical divisions and two research divisions. Together, we offer a wide range of high quality services and procedures to referring physicians and their patients using state of the art diagnostic procedures and surgical techniques.

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Thoracic surgeon Michael Reed, MD, entered medical school with an open mind. He was attracted to surgery for the hands-on aspect, technical challenge, and atmosphere of the operating room. He’s inspired by working to cure cancer; and when treating patients for palliation, improving lives in a hands-on manner.

See videos about some of our other surgeons and meet the team.