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McLaren’s surgical services represent a full spectrum of procedures and tests across various specialties. General elective surgeries as well as critical or life-saving procedures are what we excel at. McLaren was the first to provide many surgical techniques and tools and continues to keep an eye on the future to enhance the care and outcomes for all our surgical patients.

When patients undergo surgery, a team of dedicated medical staff assist the surgeon. Certified anesthesiologists, circulating nurses, or specialized operating room nurses and technicians monitor the surgical procedure and the patient's health and safety during the entire operation.

The Surgical Department at McLaren Greater Lansing is highly trained in state-of-the-art technology and committed to providing superior care to patients and their families. Offering a full spectrum of general and gynecological surgeries, McLaren Greater Lansing is devoted to helping you get back on your feet.

Surgical Services at McLaren Greater Lansing

Convenience. Skilled hands. Continuity of care

Nothing is more important to your physician than your health, and the decision to recommend surgery is always one made with care. When your cure is not likely or effective through medicine alone, rest assured that you are in skilled, caring and compassionate hands with the experts at McLaren Greater Lansing. 

General surgeons at McLaren offer a wide range of general surgical services and minimally invasive surgery options performed by leading surgeons in the area. Our surgeons are among the region’s best and collaborate with the talented and experienced surgical services team at McLaren Greater Lansing to provide an unparalleled experience and superior outcomes.

Click on the links below to learn more about our surgeons and their specialities.


McLaren Greater Lansing General Surgery
2720 S. Washington Ave., Ste. 300 Lansing, MI
(517) 487-8255

Mark Jones, D.O. Mark Jones, DO

Mark Jones, DO is a general surgeon at Lansing Surgical Associates who is dual certified in General Surgery and Undersea Hyperbaric Medicine. Dr. Jones has experience in and performs some of the more challenging surgeries including, pancreatic, thyroid and biliary, and was the first in the greater Lansing area to do Laparoscopic surgery for hernias and gallbladders. Dr. Jones currently serves as the Medical Director of Trauma Services, Medical Director of Wound Clinic, and Director of General Surgical Residency Program at McLaren Greater Lansing. He has also served the Medical Director of the Hyperbaric Center at McLaren Greater Lansing.

Dr. Jones is trained in all aspects of general surgery, including nutritional support, oncologic surgery, colorectal and gynecologic surgery, urological surgery, head and neck surgery, non-cardiac thoracic and peripheral vascular surgery, and laparascopic and laser surgery. He is trained to perform endoscopy, colonoscopy, flexible bronchoscopy, laparoscopy and esophagogastroduedenoscopy. He has advanced training in percutaneous tumor ablation. He holds patents on surgical forceps and endoscopic knot tiers.

Minimally Invasive Surgical Associates
1540 Lake Lansing Road, Ste. 104, Lansing, MI
(517) 913-4101

Melissa Richardson, D.O. Melissa Richardson, DO

Dr. Melissa S. Richardson is a board certified general surgeon. Dr. Richardson received her surgical training through Michigan State University at Botsford General Hospital and has pursued further expertise through mini fellowship training at Ohio State University. Dr. Richardson has been practicing general surgery in the Lansing area since 1998.      

 Nicholas St. Hilaire, D.O.

Nicholas St. Hilaire, DO

Dr. Nicholas J. St. Hilaire is a board eligible general surgeon in practice at Mid-Michigan Physicians Minimally Invasive Surgical Associates. St. Hilaire received his medical degree at NOVA Southeastern University and completed his residency at Botsford hospital.