General Surgery

Colusa  Medical Center is happy to welcome Dr. Skeehan to our staff of medical professionals. He is a Board Certified General Surgeon who graduated with a BS in Biology from the University of Utah, and the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, Missouri. He is the Wound Care Director at Sutter Auburn Faith Wound Care Center, and is owner of Sierra Pacific Surgical in Carmichael, along with being a partner in Access Surgical Care Group in Roseville.

Here is a partial list of procedures and surgeries that Dr. Skeehan is able to perform here:

Hernia Hemorrhoidectomy Cholecystectomy Lump & bump excision Sphincterotomy Fissurectomy Biopsy EGD Sigmoidoscopy Colonoscopy

Dr. Highman and the surgical team pride themselves in their friendly, efficient and prompt evaluation and treatment of all patients. They also place prevention of surgical site infections as a high priority. Colusa Medical Center follows the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) procedures identified by state law for ongoing surveillance of surgical site infections. They believe that infections can be reduced through the identification and prevention of risk factors. Colusa Medical Center evaluates procedures, policies and practices, looking for preventable risk factors, when infection trends are identified.

Dr. Highman received his medical degree from University of Illinois. He began practicing in Colusa after he completed his Internship and Residency at University of Illinois and Cleveland Clinic in 1979. Dr. Highman has been in practice at Colusa Medical Center since 2004.

General Surgery at Colusa  Medical Center strives to provide personalized, convenient and quality care. The surgical team is service-oriented and dedicated to providing care in a safe, comfortable atmosphere. General Surgeon, Dr. Lawrence Highman, provides inpatient and outpatient, diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic services, as well as pre and post operative consultations.

  • Colonoscopy-Polyp Removal

  • Esophago-Gastro-Duodenoscopy(EGD)

  • Hernia Repair

  • Lipoma (common Soft-tissue tumor) removal

  • Hemorrhoid banding

  • Gall bladder Consultations

  • Bowel change screenings

We accept all patients with a referral from a primary care physician. Medical, Medicare and most private insurances are accepted.