General Surgery

 

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William Lee, MD, FACS 

Dr. William Lee received his Bachelor’s degree at the University of South Dakota and attended medical school at the University of Iowa College of Medicine in Iowa City, Iowa. He also completed his surgical residency at the Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies/Michigan State University in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He is certified by the American Board of Surgery.

Dr. Lee has worked as a general and bariatric surgeon for over 21 years. He has practiced in Minnesota and South Dakota his entire career.

As a member of the American Board of Surgery, Dr. Lee also performs a variety of surgical procedures and has had extensive experience in gastrointestinal and bariatrics and can perform a broad array of general surgical procedures.

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Yuan Stevenson, MD is a Board Certified General Surgeon.

 

Dr. Stevenson is a graduate of Gordon College, Wenham, MA and Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA.  She completed her residency at Guthrie Clinic - Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, PA and completed her fellowship at the University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.  Dr. Stevenson is board certified on the American Board of Surgery. 

 

Dr. Stevenson was drawn to the medical profession because she yearned for a career that is both highly practical and intellectually stimulating.  She enjoys working with her hands and relieving others of their pain and suffering. Dr. Stevenson has always been very intentional in acquiring a breadth of skills that equip her to deal with surgical settings.  She enjoys the “bread-and-butter” general surgeries and endoscopy procedures as well as cases unique to practice settings with limited specialty availability.  She is passionate about bringing endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) and endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) to the region.  Yuan has always wanted to be a general surgeon that would serve a rural community. “I love to practice medicine where my patients may be my neighbors, friends from church, or folks I will see in the grocery store and restaurants.”

Services we offer include (but are not limited to):

  • Colonoscopy

  • Gastroscopy

  • Biopsy

  • Acid Reflux surgery

  • Cholecystectomy

  • Appendectomy

  • Colorectal Surgery

  • Abdominal surgery

  • ​Hernia Repair

  • Excision of skin lesions

  • Wound debridement

  • Hysterectomy

  • Paracentesis

  • PEG tube placement

  • Feeding tube placement

  • Thoracentesis

  • Port placement

  • Reconstruction of wounds

    • Skin flap​

    • Muscle flap

When you need surgery, the team at Appleton Area Health provides modern surgery with traditional care!