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(207) 861-3000 / (800) 491-8600
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Welcome to Inland Surgical Associates

Inland Surgical Associates is a specialized practice that provides surgical consults and treatment of medical conditions through surgery at Inland Hospital. We strive to always provide considerate, attentive care to meet the individual health needs of our patients.
 
Through our partnership with EMMC, we also provide urology services at Inland Surgical Associates.

Inland Surgical Associates is a department of Inland Hospital. The practice is located at 180 Kennedy Memorial Drive, Medical Arts Building, Suite 204, Waterville, Maine. Phone: (207) 861-7874. Inland is a proud member of EMHS.

Our Providers:



Christine Edwards, MD, FACS
General Surgeon


Simon Gibbs, MD, FRCS
General Surgeon



Frank Richter, MD, FACS
Urologist



Jeffrey Gagnon, MMSc, PA-C
Physician Assistant

We Work with Your Primary Care Physician
Inland Surgical Associates will work with your caregiver to help you get the right care. With your permission, we will share any reports or surgical conclusions with them, as well work with them on any needed follow-up care.

Surgical Services
  • Comprehensive General surgical services
  • Urology: treatment and surgery for issues such as bladder, kidney and prostate cancers; and urinary incontinence
  • Laparoscopic surgeries
    • Appendectomy
    • Gall bladder removal
    • Hernia repair
    • Lysis of adhesions
  • Laceration and wound repair
  • Most forms of surgical dermatology (many can be done right in the office)
  • EGD, including anti-reflux procedures
  • Diagnostic and screening colonoscopy
  • Hemorrhoid and rectal bleeding treatment
  • Central venous access lines
  • Breast care diagnosis and management
  • Upper and lower GI cancer management
  • Additional medical services include: advanced diagnostic testing, rehabilitation, and other patient support services offered through our affiliates, Inland Hospital and EMHS.

Appointments
Patients are seen by appointment with flexibility in our schedule to handle urgent medical cases. We value your time and try to honor your scheduled appointment; please understand however, that unforeseen delays may occur due to emergencies. Please notify the receptionist if you must reschedule and every effort will be made to schedule another appointment at your convenience. 

Call Us With Questions
Our staff handles incoming phone messages for all surgeons, and will call you back with a response as soon as possible.

Financial Policies
Co-payment is required at the time of service. Please notify the office staff at the time you schedule your appointment if your visit is related to a workers’ compensation claim, motor vehicle accident, or other third-party claim so that payment arrangements can be made. Please obtain insurance authorizations or required referrals from your primary healthcare provider before scheduling your appointment.

Contact us for information about our financial assistance and free care program for qualified patients.

Waterville Office Hours
Monday – Thursday: 8:00 am – 4:30pm
Friday: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Cancellation Policy

  • 24-hour notice is required for appointment cancellations.
  • We reserve the right to discharge patients from the practice for repeated failure to keep scheduled appointments.

As a member of EMHS, Inland has access to resources and best practices that help us provide the highest quality healthcare. A multitude of specialists are available at both Inland Hospital and Eastern Maine Medical Center, our system's advanced medical care center, and include cardiology, pulmonology, rheumatology, obstetrics, endocrinology, orthopedics, oncology, physiatry and vascular care.

 

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