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what kind of doctor performs a hemigastrectomy?

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Dr. J mark Rheudasil
37 years experience Vascular Surgery
General surgeon: same
Answered on May 9, 2015
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
A general: surgeon.
Answered on May 9, 2015

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