Valley Surgical Specialists
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Our surgeons, though different, are resolute in the care of patients. All are certified by the American Board of Surgery and have received additional training in their particular areas of expertise. Known for our high standards, only surgeons who can maintain a certain level of quality and service are asked to become a member of Valley Surgical Specialists.

Vassi Gardikas MD

Dr. Gardikas completed her undergraduate work at UC San Diego and later received her medical degree from St. Louis University in 1987. She received her general surgical training from Valley Medical Center, UCSF Fresno. Dr. Gardikas is board-certified in general surgery and is also a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Within the scope of general and videoscopic surgery, her main interests are diseases of the breast and treatment of varicose veins.

Deborah Gumina MD

Dr. Gumina Gumina is a graduate of UC Davis and Loyola University - Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago. She completed her surgical training at University Medical Center - UCSF and is board certified.

Her special interests include breast surgery, thyroid/parathyroid procedures and the treatment of venous diseases. Dr Gumina performs venous laser procedures as well as sclerotherapy and surface spider vein laser treatments.


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Valley Surgical Specialists
1125 E. Spruce, Suite 101
Fresno, CA 93720