General Surgery at CMH
Our general surgeons, Dr. Rachel Lovano, Dr. Byron Stapleton, and Dr. Nathan Roberts, perform a variety of inpatient and outpatient surgical treatments for:
- Breast cancer
- Colon cancer
- Skin cancer
- Gall bladder
- And more...
Dr. Rachel Lovano, Dr. Byron Stapleton, and Dr. Nathan Roberts see patients in their clinic in the CMH Professional Building Monday-Friday and operate in the CMH surgery center.
General Surgeons at CMH
Dr. Rachel Lovano
Dr. Lovano received her Doctor of Medicine degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies and completed her residency in general surgery at St. Francis Medical Center in Trenton, NJ and at St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown, OH. She then went on to complete a fellowship at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston in Houston, TX as part of their Minimally Invasive Surgeons of Texas Fellowship Consortium. Prior to coming to CMH, Dr. Lovano was a general surgeon in San Antonio, Texas for VR Surgical Associates. She is a member of the American College of Surgeons, the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, and the Association of Women Surgeons, and specializes in general surgery and minimally invasive surgery.
Dr. Byron Stapleton
Dr. Stapleton received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine in Pikeville, Kentucky and completed his general surgery osteopathic residency at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital in Clinton Township, Michigan. While in Michigan, Dr. Stapleton was an Associate Professor of Osteopathic Medicine at Michigan State University. Dr. Stapleton is a member of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and the American College of Osteopathic Surgery.
Dr. Nathan Roberts
Dr. Roberts received his Doctor of Medicine degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies and completed his residency in general surgery at The Jewish Hospital in Cincinnati. He then went on to Loyola University in Chicago, where he was Associate Professor of General Surgery and a TTP Fellow. Prior to medical school, Dr. Roberts taught seventh and eighth grade science and theology at Prince of Peace Community School and St. Michael the Archangel High School. Dr. Roberts is a member of the American College of Surgeons.
Surgical Services at CMH
Clinton Memorial Hospital is proud to have this region's premier surgery center. With state-of-the-art equipment and a highly experienced surgery staff (with an average nurse tenure of 24 years), we safely and efficiently provide advanced surgical care.
In addition to our inpatient and outpatient operating areas, our surgery center has pre-anesthesia testing (PAT), a post-anesthesia care unit (PACU), sterile processing and 10 private rooms for recovery for our same-day surgery patients. Our operating rooms are used for a wide variety of inpatient and outpatient procedures, including general, orthopedic, urologic, infertility, vascular, obstetric, gynecologic, ophthalmologic, podiatric and pediatric surgeries. This means we can manage simple procedures such as tonsillectomies and arthroscopies as well as more involved procedures such as laparascopic cholecystectomies and cataract surgeries.