General Surgery

Marshall General Surgery

El Dorado County General Surgery Clinic

General surgeons are highly skilled surgical specialists whose area of expertise extends to various parts of the body. Our board certified general surgeons provide outstanding surgical care for a wide range of procedure and surgical needs. Whether your need is a simple outpatient procedure or a complicated surgery requiring hospitalization, you can trust Marshall General Surgery to provide excellent, compassionate care, both in the operating room and physician office. General surgeons are trained in emergency surgery, laparoscopic, and endoscopic techniques. We also utilize state-of-the-art da Vinci robotic assisted surgery as a minimally invasive option for some general surgery needs.

Common surgeries performed at Marshall General Surgery:

  • Trauma Surgery/ Surgical Critical Care
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Thoracic Surgery

Meet Our Team

  • Richard Detwiler, MD, is an experienced general surgeon providing a comprehensive range of surgical care for both planned and emergent surgery needs, including endoscopic and laparoscopic procedures, surgical treatment of malignancies, sclerotherapy, vascular surgeries and specialty procedures of Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, and other conditions. He has been affiliated with Marshall Medical Center since moving to the area in 1989.
  • Robin Locke, MD, is an experienced surgeon board certified by the American Board of Surgery. Since joining Marshall, Dr. Locke has served in a number of capacities, including Chief of Surgery and Chief of Staff. He has been closely affiliated with Marshall Medical Center since 1985.
  • Craig Thayer, MD, is an experienced general surgeon, having provided routine and life-saving surgical procedures for the community for over 20 years. Dr. Thayer provides a wide range of surgical care for both planned and emergent surgery needs, including traumatic injury situations, surgical treatment of malignancies, endoscopic and laparoscopic procedures, ulcerative colitis and other conditions. He is the only surgeon in the county performing vascular and thoracic surgery.

Marshall General Surgery is located at 1095 Marshall Way, in Placerville. To make an appointment, call (530) 626-3682.