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Board certified surgeons. Decades of experience. Exceptional patient care.

Conemaugh Physician Group - General Surgery combines the skill of 8 experienced physicians with state-of-the-art resources found throughout the Conemaugh Health System. Our team is trained in the latest procedures, from Lap-Band surgery to combat excessive weight gain to laser-guided minimally invasive surgery to remove cancerous tumors. And our emergency and trauma surgeons are here around the clock to make sure you get the care you need—when you need it.

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Dr. William Carney

Dr. D'Arcy Duke

Dr. Russell Dumire  

Dr. Patrick Gatmaitan

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Specialized Services:
• General surgery • Colorectal surgery • Weight loss surgery • Endocrine surgery • Pancreatic and liver diseases • Minimally invasive surgery • Trauma, critical care and emergency surgery
• Upper and lower endoscopy

William Carney, MD, FACS
Specialty: General Surgery 814-539-8725
Dr. Carney is board certified in General Surgery with a special interest in hernia surgery. He brings more than 20 years of surgical experience to the practice. He earned his medical doctorate from Thomas Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. Dr. Carney has served in several hospital leadership positions, including as President of the Medical Staff and as a member of the Conemaugh Health System Board of Directors. He also serves as Chairman of MMC’s Division of General Surgery. In addition to caring for patients at Memorial Medical Center (MMC), Dr. Carney also sees patients at the Miners Community Health Center, Carrolltown, PA.

D’Arcy Duke, MD, FACS
Specialty: General/Weight Loss Surgery 814-539-8725
Dr. Duke is board certified in General Surgery. She earned her medical doctorate from Temple University School of Medicine and completed her residency at Boston Medical Center before returning to Johnstown. She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and completed a Fellowship in Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery at UPMC. She is also the Medical Director of Bariatric Surgery at Memorial Medical Center.

Russell Dumire, MD, FACS
Specialty: General/Critical Care/Trauma Surgery 814-534-9192
Dr. Dumire earned his medical doctorate at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD. He is double board certified in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care with a special interest in endocrine surgery. After his residency at Wright State University, he completed a Fellowship in Trauma and Critical Care at UPMC. He serves as Medical Director of the Trauma Program, Director of the Surgical Residency Program at Memorial Medical Center and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. 

Patrick Gatmaitan, MD
General/Weight Loss Surgery 814-539-8725

Dr. Gatmaitan received his Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy (Magna Cum Laude) and his medical doctorate, graduating Cum Laude, from the University of Santo Tomas in the Philippines. He completed an internship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in 2002 before he did his General Surgery Residency at Memorial Medical Center. While a fellow at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Dr. Gatmaitan received the 2009 Karl Storz Endoscopy-America Bariatric Surgery Fellow Scholarship Award, which recognizes the outstanding achievement in research by one Fellow each year in the area of bariatric surgery. Dr. Gatmaitan was honored for his research on the effects of insulin secretion following gastric bypass surgery. He also serves as faculty for Memorial’s General Surgery Residency.

Bhaskaran Murali, MD, FACS
Specialty: General Surgery 814-539-8725

Dr. Murali is board certified in General Surgery. He is a senior member of the Conemaugh Valley Surgeons, bringing decadesof experience to every patient he cares for. He received a Master’s Degree in General Surgery and a Medical Doctorate at Madras University and completed his residency at Memorial Medical Center. Throughout his career, he has been an active member of several hospital, community and professional organizations. In addition to caring for patients at Memorial Medical Center, Dr. Murali also provides surgical care at Miners Medical Center, Hastings, PA.

Timothy O’Donnell, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Specialty: General/Colon/Rectal Surgery 814-539-8725

Dr. O’Donnell is double board certified in General Surgery and Colon and Rectal Surgery. He earned his medical doctoratefrom Georgetown University. He completed his residency at Tulane University and a fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgeryat Baylor University Medical Center. He comes to Conemaugh Valley Surgeons after five years of private surgical practice in Ohio.

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