General Surgery team at The Christ Hospital 

When you or a family member need surgery, you can be confident you’re getting the most advanced care possible at The Christ Hospital Health Network. Our team of board-certified surgeons works with a specially trained staff that included nurses and other care providers dedicated to improving your health and wellness.

We offer surgical treatment  for a wide range of conditions including appendectomy, hernia repair, gallbladder removal and soft tissue biopsy. Our team has extensive expertise in traditional and minimally invasive options to tailor your care to your individual needs and condition.

Schedule an appointment by calling 513-585-2062 for a consultation with one of our surgical experts. Or ask your primary care doctor for a referral

Physicians

David R. Fischer, MD Surgery, General
The Christ Hospital Physicians - General Surgery

Primary Location

The Christ Hospital Medical Office Building

2123 Auburn Ave., Suite 308 Cincinnati, OH 45219 (513) 585-2062
39.1211546 -84.510667

Areas of Interest

Laparoscopic Surgery, Robotic-Assisted Surgery, Endocrine Surgery, Gallbladder Removal See all
Mohammad S. Gerdvisheh, MD Surgery, General
The Christ Hospital Physicians - General Surgery

Primary Location

The Christ Hospital Medical Office Building

2123 Auburn Ave., Suite 242 Cincinnati, OH 45219 (513) 585-2062
39.1211546 -84.510667

Areas of Interest

Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Complex Hernia Repair, Surgery of the Intestine See all
Ethan J. Hoppe, MD Surgery, General
The Christ Hospital Physicians - Surgical Oncology

Primary Location

The Christ Hospital Medical Office Building

2123 Auburn Ave, Suite 108 Cincinnati, OH 452192906 (513) 564-5000
39.1211546 -84.510667

Areas of Interest

Breast Surgery, Breast Cancer, Lymphedema, Ultrasound Guided Breast Biopsy See all
Thomas L. Husted, MD Surgery, General
The Christ Hospital Physicians - General Surgery

Primary Location

The Christ Hospital Medical Office Building

2123 Auburn Ave., Suite 242 Cincinnati, OH 45219 (513) 585-2062
39.1211546 -84.510667

Areas of Interest

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Treatment, Advanced Wound Care, Breast Surgery, Kidney Transplant See all
Jennifer B. Manders, MD Surgery, General
The Christ Hospital Physicians - Surgical Oncology

Primary Location

The Christ Hospital Medical Office Building

2123 Auburn Ave, Suite 108 Cincinnati, OH 452192906 (513) 564-5000
39.1211546 -84.510667

Areas of Interest

Breast Surgery, Breast Cancer, Lymphedema, Ultrasound Guided Breast Biopsy See all
Kelly M. McLean, MD Surgery, General
The Christ Hospital Physicians - Surgical Oncology

Primary Location

The Christ Hospital Medical Office Building

2123 Auburn Ave, Suite 108 Cincinnati, OH 452192906 (513) 564-5000
39.1211546 -84.510667

Areas of Interest

Breast Surgery, Breast Cancer, Lymphedema, Ultrasound Guided Breast Biopsy See all
Jonathan W. Schilling, MD Surgery, General
The Christ Hospital Physicians - General Surgery

Primary Location

The Christ Hospital Medical Office Building

2123 Auburn Ave., Suite 242 Cincinnati, OH 45219 (513) 585-2062
39.1211546 -84.510667

Areas of Interest

Advanced Wound Care, Breast Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Ulcerative Colitis Treatment See all
Steven S. Weber, MD Surgery, General
The Christ Hospital Physicians - General Surgery

Primary Location

The Christ Hospital Medical Office Building

2123 Auburn Ave., Suite 242 Cincinnati, OH 45219 (513) 585-2062
39.1211546 -84.510667

Areas of Interest

Advanced Wound Care, Breast Surgery, Endocrine Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery See all

Advanced Practice Providers

Advanced Practice Provider (APP) is the generally accepted term for Nurse Practitioners, Physician's Assistants, Clinical Nurse Specialists, and Nurse Midwives. Some APPs see patients independently or with a physician in the office and/or hospital setting. 

Amy E. Bates, CNP Surgery, General
The Christ Hospital Physicians - General Surgery

Primary Location

The Christ Hospital Medical Office Building

2123 Auburn Ave., Suite 308 Cincinnati, OH 45219 (513) 585-2062
39.1211546 -84.510667
Melonie Bramel, CNP Surgery, General
The Christ Hospital Physicians - General Surgery

Primary Location

The Christ Hospital Medical Office Building

2123 Auburn Ave., Suite 308 Cincinnati, OH 45219 (513) 585-2062
39.1211546 -84.510667

Areas of Interest

Gastric (lap) Band Removal and Adjustment, Skin Abscess Incision and Drainage (I&D)
Suzanne S. Burlage, CNP Surgery, General
The Christ Hospital Physicians - General Surgery

Primary Location

The Christ Hospital Medical Office Building

2123 Auburn Ave., Suite 242 Cincinnati, OH 45219 (513) 585-2062
39.1211546 -84.510667
Tiffany R. Kocher, APRN Surgery, General
The Christ Hospital Physicians - Surgical Oncology

Primary Location

The Christ Hospital Medical Office Building

2123 Auburn Ave, Suite 108 Cincinnati, OH 452192906 (513) 564-5000
39.1211546 -84.510667
Elizabeth M. Lim, PA-C Surgery, General
The Christ Hospital Physicians - Surgical Oncology

Primary Location

The Christ Hospital Medical Office Building

2123 Auburn Ave, Suite 108 Cincinnati, OH 452192906 (513) 564-5000
39.1211546 -84.510667
Shelby J Murphy, APRN Surgery, General
The Christ Hospital Physicians - General Surgery

Primary Location

The Christ Hospital Medical Office Building

2123 Auburn Ave., Suite 308 Cincinnati, OH 45219 (513) 585-2062
39.1211546 -84.510667
Rebecca K. Parks, CNP Surgery, General
The Christ Hospital - Inpatient Transplant

Primary Location

The Christ Hospital

2139 Auburn Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45219 (513) 585-2493
39.1208511 -84.5085607
Mark A. Schultz, CNP Surgery, General
The Christ Hospital Physicians - General Surgery

Primary Location

The Christ Hospital Medical Office Building

2123 Auburn Ave., Suite 242 Cincinnati, OH 45219 (513) 585-2062
39.1211546 -84.510667

Areas of Interest

Lipoma and Cyst Excision, Skin Abscess Incision and Drainage (I&D)
Rachel S. Steele, CNP Surgery, General
The Christ Hospital Physicians - Surgical Oncology

Primary Location

The Christ Hospital Medical Office Building

2123 Auburn Ave., Suite 308 Cincinnati, OH 45219 (513) 585-2062
39.1211546 -84.510667