Advanced Surgical Care

OhioHealth Physician Group surgeons have demonstrated excellence in all modern surgical techniques, including laparoscopic, minimally invasive and robotic procedures. Our surgeons will work with you to develop a treatment plan that gives you the best chance for a successful outcome, a shorter hospital stay, less pain and a faster return to normal activity.

Surgery Services at This Location

At OhioHealth Surgical Specialists, our general surgeon, Dr. William Schirmer, is dedicated to providing the best possible care and individualized attention to each patient in an environment close to home. Dr. Schirmer provides general and laparoscopic (minimally invasive) surgical procedures and other services to diagnose, correct or treat various illnesses and injuries to areas of the body such as:

  • Adrenal
  • Anorectal disorders
  • Anti-reflux
  • Breast
  • Colon/rectum
  • Benign and malignant conditions as well as Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis
  • Endocrine glands
  • Gall bladder
  • Gastrointestinal tract
  • Hemorrhoid disease
  • Hernia
  • Liver
  • Melanoma
  • Pancreas
  • Parathyroid
  • Skin and soft tissues
  • Spleen
  • Thyroid
Comprehensive Breast Care

We offer comprehensive breast care services for both benign and malignant conditions, including:

  • Same day/next day appointments for breast patients with an abnormal exam or test
  • Annual routine breast exams and imaging/labs provided as patient history dictates
  • Breast care surgical procedures:
    • Biopsy
    • Lumpectomy/Partial Mastectomy
    • Total Mastectomy
    • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy /Axillary Dissection
    • Oncology/Radiation Oncology Referral, if necessary
    • All follow-up care
Procedures performed in our office
  • Excisions
  • Punch biopsies
  • Breast core biopsies
Diagnostic Tests Offered

We offer the following diagnostic tests, referring our patients to OhioHealth Grady Memorial Hospital:

  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopy
  • CT
  • Ultrasound
  • MRI
  • Lab

Visit Information

Arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment to allow time for any updates to patient files and other necessary paperwork.

If you must cancel your appointment, we’ll be happy to reschedule at a more convenient time. Please provide 24 hours' notice, so we can make the time available to other patients.

What to bring to your appointment: 

  • Photo ID
  • Current insurance card
  • Copayment, if required
  • Tests results or imaging that your care team has requested
  • Past medical records you feel are applicable to your health
  • If you have Medicare, your pharmacy insurance drug card