HONESDALE - Honesdale Surgical Associates, a specialty practice of Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers (WMCHC), welcomes Board Certified Surgeon Sean Yuan, MD, FACS, to its staff.  Dr. Yuan will be the practice’s third surgeon joining Louis D’Oro, MD, FACS and Lisa Medvetz, MD, FACS.

As a general surgeon, Dr. Yuan performs a broad spectrum of procedures at Wayne Memorial Hospital with a focus on laparoscopic procedures, such as laparoscopic abdominal wall hernia repair, hiatal hernia repair for the treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux, which is also known as GERD, and laparoscopic colon resection. Plans to offer surgical weight loss management at the Honesdale facility are also being discussed.

“Dr. Yuan comes to us with years of experience in minimally invasive surgery,” stated Frederick Jackson, executive director, WMCHC. “The possibility of broadening the scope of surgical intervention and less painful procedures we can offer right here in Honesdale is very exciting.”

Dr. Yuan earned a Doctor of Medicine degree from Beijing Medical University. He completed his residency in General Surgery at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, Darby Pennsylvania. Additionally, he completed fellowship training in Minimally Invasive.

Surgery at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center in Richmond, Virginia. Dr.Yuan’s employment history includes general and bariatric surgery at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital and Pottstown Memorial Medical Center, Pottstown, Pennsylvania.

“I am looking forward to working at Wayne Memorial Hospital and together with my colleagues, Dr. D’Oro and Dr. Medvetz, to bring the best general surgical service to the community,” said Dr. Yuan.

Honesdale Surgical Associates is located in the Stourbridge Medical and Professional Complex, 600 Maple Avenue, Suite 1, Honesdale.  The practice accepts most private insurance and managed care plans, and medical assistance. A sliding-fee scale is also offered for those who qualify.  For more information, call 570-253-8635.  WMCHC is a federally qualified health center clinically affiliated with Wayne Memorial Health System, Inc.