Western Surgical Group appreciates your patience and understanding as we navigate further local developments. As of this morning, all elective cases at Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center are cancelled for the foreseeable future. Our office or your physician may reach out to you to discuss this. We will reschedule as soon as we are able […]

Rollin’ for Colons!

WHO: you and your friends! WHAT: Sponsor a bowling team, pledge $ for points, raise funds for the Community Health Alliance WHERE: Coconut Bowl in Sparks WHEN: Saturday March 28th at 5 – 8 pm (registration at 4:30) WHY: March is colorectal cancer awareness month! This event will raise funds for the Community Health Alliance, […]

Help us welcome Dr. Crawford!

Western Surgical Group welcomes our newest surgeon, Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship trained specialist Dr. Alyson Crawford! Dr. Crawford is originally from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Dr. Crawford earned her medical degree and her residency in General Surgery at the University of Ottawa in Ontario, Canada. During that time she completed a Master’s Degree of Science […]

Help Us Welcome Dr. Webb!

Western Surgical Group welcomes our newest surgeon, Dr. Lars Webb! Lars is a local — he was raised in Nevada, graduated with a bachelor’s degree from the University of Nevada, Reno and attended the University of Nevada School of Medicine. Lars completed general surgery residency at the University of New Mexico, and recently finished a […]

Are you interested in weight loss surgery?

Visit Western Surgical Group’s very own Western Bariatric Institute!Request a consultation to see Dr. Ganser to see if you are a good candidate for an operation to help you lose weight and improve your life! Check out Western Bariatric’s facebook: You can also visit our website to request a consultation, watch online seminars, and learn […]

Dr. Kozar retiring the end of the year!

Our Dr. Mark Kozar is retiring after over 30 years of service to the Reno community. Dr. Kozar was integral in the formation of Western Surgical Group in 1996. During the course of his career, Dr. Kozar was a leader of surgery in Reno. He performed the first laparoscopic gallbladder surgery in Reno in 1990. […]

July is Sarcoma Awareness Month!

Sarcomas are often coined the “forgotten cancer” because they are both rare and under-diagnosed. Sarcoma awareness month is all about educating the public on the symptoms and diagnosis of sarcoma, in the hope that more cases will get spotted sooner, because, as is the case with most cancers, treatment is vastly more successful the earlier […]

June First is National Cancer Survivors Day!

This day is to demonstrate that life after a cancer diagnosis can be a reality. Roseanna Webber RN, Western Surgical Group’s chief nursing officer, is also a patient of ours, and a proud breast cancer survivor. “In 2014, I went in for my annual mammogram. I have a history of breast cancer in my family. My […]

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month!

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month! Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. Ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun is the main cause of skin cancer. UV damage can also cause wrinkles and blotches or spots on your skin. The good news is that skin cancer can be prevented, […]

Join us at Mom’s On The Run!

WSG is a proud sponsor of Mom’s On The Run, which is a local charity event raising funds for local women fighting breast and gynecological cancers. We will have a booth, please stop by and visit our fabulous breast surgeons and staff! For event details and registration, click the link below.   We look […]