Area Of Interest
Dr. Failing professional interests include breast cancer, breast conservation and other surgical procedures such as ABDOMINAL SURGERY: Appendectomy (removal of appendix) Cholecystectomy (removal of the gallbladder) Colon surgery Splenectomy (removal of the spleen) Adrenalectomy (removal of adrenal gland) Stomach surgery including fundoplication, Central line access (Portacath®, Groshong®) Thyroid and Parathyroid surgery, Anal-rectal surgery (removal of hemorrhoids, fistulas, abscesses) HERNIA REPAIR (with laparoscopic options): Inguinal (groin area) Hiatal (stomach into chest cavity) Ventral/Incisional Umbilical BREAST SURGERY: Biopsy Lumpectomy (with nipple sparing and breast conservation) Mastectomy OFFICE PROCEDURES: Fine needle aspirations, lesion removal and I & D of abscesses.
Education and Training
- University of Kansas School of Medicine
- Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
- Diplomat of the American Board of Surgery
- American College of Surgeons
- American Society of Breast Surgeons