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General Surgery

Western Maine Surgery
A Department of Stephens Memorial Hospital

Ripley Medical Building
193 Main Street
Norway, ME 04268
207-743-2544

At Western Maine Surgery, our highly skilled surgeons are dedicated to bringing patients the most experienced care, through both routine and complex surgical procedures.Our team of general surgeons are skilled and experienced in a range of major and minor procedures, performing more than 2,000 of them last year alone.

Recent advances in technology allow many surgical procedures to be performed on an outpatient basis. Essential to the quality of our expert surgery team is our outstanding nursing support and caring staff. Utilizing the experience of our skilled surgeons, we offer innovative laparoscopic surgery, using minimally invasive fiber optics that simplify our procedures, offering better outcomes to all our patients.

Whether you and your physician are planning for elective surgery or you find yourself in an emergency situation, the capabilities of our surgeons and staff allow us to provide you with top-notch care.

Welcome Stephenie Long, MD, FACS

Western Maine Surgery is pleased to welcome our newest surgeon, Stephenie Long, MD. Dr. Long provides a full range of general surgery procedures with special interest in breast surgery.

About Dr. Stephenie Long:
Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
General Surgery Residency: Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
Board Certification: American Board of Surgery

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Long to our team of highly-skilled surgeons who joined Western Maine Surgery in March of 2022.

Stephenie Long, MD, FACS

Our team of three general surgeons are highly-skilled and experienced in a range of major and minor procedures, performing more than 3,000 of them last year alone. Essential to the quality of our expert surgery team is our outstanding nursing and caring support staff.

Our Surgeons

Exploratory and Minor Surgery

  • Upper GI endoscopy, colonoscopy, and sigmoidoscopy
  • Biopsy and excision of benign and malignant cysts, moles, and lesions
  • Breast biopsy (needle, stereotactic, and open
  • Temporal artery biopsy
  • A-port (port-a-cath) placement and removal
  • Pilonidal cystectomy
  • Wound care

Major and Laparoscopic Surgery

  • Abdominal surgery
  • Rectal surgery (hemorrhoids, fistulas, pilonidal cysts, etc.)
  • Breast surgery
  • Gallbladder removal
  • Colon resection
  • Nissen fundoplication for severe chronic acid reflux.
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Non-invasive and open appendectomy
  • Hernia repair
  • Amputation
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Preparing for surgery

From heart surgery to a knee replacement, read about common surgical procedures.
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Emergencies to critical care

What should I expect after being admitted to the hospital? Discover different hospital services.

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Managing pain

Your provider will work with you to come up with a safe pain management plan.