About TriCities Surgical Associates

At TriCities Surgical Associates in Colonial Heights, Virginia, our team of experts provides general surgical care for everything from appendicitis and bowel obstruction to breast disease and colon cancer. We are part of the HCA Virginia Physicians network, and our surgeons are experienced in both diagnosing and treating these types of conditions using a collaborative approach. This ensures patients receive an individualized, effective treatment plan.

For more information about our surgical services, call TriCities Surgical Associates at (804) 524-2294.

Comprehensive general surgery in the TriCities

Jujjavarapu Rayudu, MD, Thomas Ross, MD, Barton Smith, MD, and Vilok Vijayanagar, DO, of TriCities Surgical Associates have been caring for families for more than 25 years. They perform procedures at TriCities Hospital in Hopewell, Virginia. Here, they use state-of-the-art surgical techniques to facilitate healing and wellness with a focus on your individual and overall healthcare needs.

Each of our general surgeons is fully trained and certified by the American Board of Surgery. They take the time to explain every diagnosis and treatment option so you feel at ease with our care. We also take pride in creating relationships with our patients based on open communication and mutual respect.

Conditions we treat

Our expert surgeons offer general surgical procedures to treat a variety of conditions, including:

  • Appendicitis
  • Bowel obstruction
  • Breast disease, including breast cancer
  • Cellulitis
  • Colorectal diseases and colon cancer
  • Gallbladder conditions
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernias
  • Kidney disease
  • Liver disease
  • Peptic ulcer disease (PUD)
  • Swollen lymph nodes
  • Thyroid disease

Procedures and treatments we offer

We offer a wide range of procedures to ensure patients can receive the care that is right for them. These procedures include:

  • Appendectomy
  • Breast biopsy, including open, stereotactic and ultrasound-guided
  • Colon cancer screening
  • Colon surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Component separation
  • Comprehensive surgical management of breast cancer
  • Cyst and gland removals
  • Dialysis access (all types)
  • Endoscopic treatments
  • Enterostomy/ileostomy
  • Gallbladder removal (cholecystectomy)
  • Hemodialysis fistula placements
  • Laparotomy (exploratory)
  • Lesion removal
  • Liver biopsy
  • Permacath
  • Port-a-cath
  • Skin grafting
  • Splenectomy
  • Temporal artery biopsy
  • Thyroid and parathyroid disease treatment

Visiting our practice

Our team provides care at a convenient location in Colonial Heights to serve the TriCities community.

Colonial Heights:
930 South Ave, Suite 4A
Colonial Heights, VA 23834