"I had a hernia repair with Dr. Brand, my overall experience with him and the surgical center were excellent."
Paige H.
"Dr. Brand saved my life and took extra steps in order to insure my wife didn't undergo what would have been a nedless surgery. Thank you Dr. Brand!"
Tom C.
"Dr. Artusio was both very knowledgeable and took the time to explain the situation, the risks, benefits and procedure very thoroughly."
Shawn H.
"I highly recommend Dr Artusio and his staff could not have wanted a better experience."
Robby M.

Welcome To Our Practice

General Surgery & Advanced Robotic and Laparoscopic Surgeons located in Frederick, MD

As one of the top surgery resources in the region, Foris Surgical Group welcomes the addition of Michael Winton, MD, FACS, who will bring with him the offering of advanced robotic and laparoscopic surgery techniques to the practice.

The practice has been serving the community of Frederick, Maryland, since the 1960s. Since then, the practitioners who’ve shaped the practice have seen a wide range of advancements, none more impactful than in the area of minimally invasive surgery, such as Robotic and Laparoscopic Surgery.

The surgeons at Foris Surgical Group share a dedication to helping patients get back on their feet and back to work, school, or other engagements as quickly as possible. State-of-the-art technology shapes every diagnostic and treatment service, and team members attend ongoing education to learn how to leverage these tools to the greatest advantage. 

Communication is just as important as skill, especially when it comes to something as life-transforming as surgery. Practitioners at Foris Surgical Group make themselves available to patients beginning with pre-operative assessments through surgery and post-operative care. That accessibility enhances outcomes and eases anxiety. 

As one of the few private general surgery practices in the area, Foris Surgical Group strives to be an asset to the community. Many patients are referred to the practice by their physicians or come in after hearing about positive outcomes of friends and family. They receive a warm welcome and enjoy the very highest standard of care for procedures such as hernia repair, port placement and gallbladder surgery to name as few.

Making an appointment at Foris Surgical group is fast and easy. Patients can call the office to check appointment availability, or request an appointment online in just a few moments.

Why the name Foris Surgical Group?
Our founder, Dr. Nicholas Foris began practice in Frederick in the 1960’s. He provided general, vascular and thoracic surgical services to our area until his retirement in July 2000. In recognition of his special dedication to patient care, we are pleased to continue to service the Frederick area in his name. Dr. Foris passed away on January 4, 2011.
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