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Dr. Ryan Enders Joins North Oaks Surgical Associates

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  • Written By: Melanie Lanaux Zaffuto
Dr. Ryan Enders Joins North Oaks Surgical Associates

General Surgeon Ryan J. Enders, D.O., has joined North Oaks Surgical Associates in Hammond. New patient consultations and appointments are now being scheduled. To make an appointment, call (985) 243-9022.

As a general surgeon, Dr. Enders is highly trained and certified in minimally invasive interventions including advanced endoscopic, laparoscopic and da Vinci® robotics surgical techniques. Many procedures can be performed on an outpatient basis. He specializes in the diagnosis of and surgical intervention for complex health conditions, like colon and breast cancers, as well as gallbladder and hernia issues.

“It’s essential to share an honest, trusting relationship with my patients,” Enders notes. “I feel a personal responsibility for my patients and work hard to surround them with a supportive, healing environment and sense of community throughout their diagnosis, treatment, recovery and any necessary follow-up.”

Enders completed a residency in General Surgery through the Horizon Campus of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pennsylvania and an internship at Fairfield Medical Center in Lancaster, Ohio. He earned his medical degree from Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida.

Professionally, he belongs to the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons.

Other North Oaks Surgical Associates providers include: Dorothy A. Lewis, M.D., FACS; Jennifer Owens, M.D., FACS; Darren M. Rowan, M.D., FACS; Shahrzad Talebinejad, M.D.; and Nurse Practitioner Jodee D. Bernier, APRN, FNP-C.

North Oaks Surgical Associates has locations in Tangipahoa and Livingston parishes. The Hammond clinic is located in Suite 108B of North Oaks Office Plaza at 15770 Paul Vega, M.D., Drive. The Livingston office is located in Suite 210 of North Oaks-Livingston Parish Medical Complex, 17199 Spring Ranch Road. Clinic hours of operation are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays.