Comprehensive Surgical Care and Management
A general surgeon is a specialist trained to diagnose, treat, and manage patients with a broad spectrum of surgical conditions affecting almost any area of the body. The surgeon establishes the diagnosis and provides the preoperative, operative and postoperative care to patients. The surgeon is often responsible for the comprehensive surgical management of cancer patients. The general surgeon has the knowledge and technical skills to manage conditions that relate to the breast, skin and soft tissues, abdomen, extremities and the gastrointestinal systems
Dr. Beth Dayton is a Specialist
Dr. Beth Dayton is an integral member of the cancer team for patients being treated for malignancies such as breast and colon cancer. She also manages common surgical problems unrelated to cancer, such as gallbladder disease, hernias, and non-cancerous diseases of the breast, soft tissues, colon and rectum. She is certified by the American Board of Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and has practiced surgery in Salem since 1992.