Dr. Katherine Sahm, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Female • Age 42

1401 Foulk Rd Suite Suite 207
Wilmington, DE 19803
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Dr. Sahm's Experience

Research training, expertise and qualifications

Care Philosophy

As a general surgeon who also specializes in Endoscopy, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Colo/Rectal Surgery, Advanced Wound Care, and Breast Disease, I believe that every patients case is unique and is treated as such. I believe in listening first to the concerns of each and every one of my patients.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
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  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Advanced Laparoscopy
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Aspiration of Breast Cysts
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bowel Resection
  • Bowel Surgery
  • Breast Exam
  • Breast Surgical Procedures
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Resection Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Cyst Aspiration
  • Diagnostic Endoscopy
  • Dressing and/or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endocrine Surgical Procedures
  • Endoscopy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
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  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Exploratory Surgery
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Fine Needle Aspiration of Breast
  • Fine Needle Aspiration of Thyroid Nodules
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Tube Insertion
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laproscopic
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Incisional/Ventral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colon Resection
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Endocrine Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgery for Gastroesophageal Reflux and Achalasia
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedures
  • Laparoscopic Treatment for Colorectal Disease
  • Laparoscopy
  • Laparotomy
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Local Anesthesia
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lysis of Adhesions
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimally-Invasive Surgery
  • Moderate Sedation
  • Mole Removal
  • Muscle Biopsy
  • Operative Laparoscopy
  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Post-Operative Care
  • Removal of Wart
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy & Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Rigid Sigmoidoscopy
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stitches
  • Surgery, Trauma
  • Suture Soft Tissue Wound
  • Suture Uncomplicated Lacerations
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Thyroid - Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Tracheostomy
  • Trigger Point Injections
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Tumor Ablation
  • Tumor Resection
  • Tumor Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Care Services
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  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Abdominal Cancer
  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abdominal Injuries
  • Abdominal Tumor
  • Abscess
  • Acid/Peptic Disorders
  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Adenoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal/Rectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Appendix Cancer
  • Appendix Disorders
  • Atypical Mole
  • Axillary Lymphadenopathy
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Breast Disorders
  • Benign Diseases of the Bile Ducts
  • Benign Diseases of the Gallbladder
  • Biliary Dyskinesia
  • Breast Abscess
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Duct Papilloma
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  • Breast Fibroadenoma
  • Breast Lump/Mass
  • Breast Tumor
  • Calculus of Common Bile Duct
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoid Tumor
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Wall Tumor
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Appendicitis
  • Chronic Constipation
  • Chronic Recurrent Abdominal Pain
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
  • Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Diaphragmatic/Hiatal Hernia
  • Digestive Disorders
  • Disease of Esophagus
  • Distal Colorectal Cancer
  • Distal Gastrointestinal Tract Cancers
  • Diverticular Diseases
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulosis
  • Diverticulosis of the Ileum
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Stricture
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Fibroadenoma
  • Fibrocystic Breast Disease
  • Fissures
  • Fistula
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallstones
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Ganglion of Wrist
  • Gastointestinal Tract Tumors
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Gastrointestinal Perforation
  • Granuloma
  • Groin Hernia
  • Hematemesis
  • Hematochezia
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperthrophic Scar
  • Impacted Shoulders
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Cancer
  • Intestinal Diseases
  • Intestinal Fistula
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Polyp
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Candidiasis
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Keloid Scar
  • Laceration
  • Lactocele
  • Large Bowel Obstruction
  • Lesion
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Abscess
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Diseases
  • Liver Problems
  • Liver Tumor
  • Lobular Carcinoma in Situ (LCIS)
  • Lump
  • Lung Cancer
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Malignancy
  • Malignant Diseases of the Bile Ducts
  • Malignant Diseases of the Gallbladder
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Malignant Tumor
  • Mass
  • Mastitis
  • Melanoma
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Metastatic Skin Cancer
  • Metastatic Soft Tissue Cancer
  • Mole
  • Neoplasm
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Nevi-Atrial Myxoma-Myxoid Neurofibromata-Ephelides
  • Nodular Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Nodular Goiter
  • Nodular Melanoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Papilloma
  • Paraesophageal Hernia
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid Carcinoma
  • Parathyroid Disorders
  • Peptic (Duodenum or Stomach) Ulcer
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pilonidal Cyst
  • Polyps
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Rectal Abscess
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Disorders
  • Rectum Cancer
  • Retroperitoneal Abscess
  • Rib Fracture
  • Sebaceous Cysts
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Secretory Breast Carcinoma
  • Seroma
  • Severe Constipation
  • Severe Diarrhea
  • Severe Heartburn
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Diverticulosis
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stab Wound
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Swallowing Difficulty
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tubular Carcinoma
  • Tumor
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcer Perforation
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Warts
  • Wound Infection
  • Wounds
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Awards & Recognitions

Awards

Media & Publications

  • BLS/ACLS/ATLS Certified
  • Trauma Resident of the Year, 2004
  • US Army Reserves-Major-Medical Corps
  • Basic Science Award, 2003,2004
  • Trauma Physician of the Year, 2009
  • Leslie Whitney Award for Cancer Research, 2004
  • Advanced Trauma Operative Management Course, 2004
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor
  • Basic Science Award, 2001, 2002
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, 2000
  • National Pathology Honor Society-Presentation on Genetics of Breast Cancer, 1998
  • Phlegmonous Gastritis and Group A Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome in a Patient Following Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, 6, 2010
  • Skin Cancer, July 2010
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Education & Training

Medical School

Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
Graduated in 2000

Residency Hospital

Christiana Care Health Systems
Complete in 2005

Undergraduate Schools

Lafayette College
Graduated in 1994
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Languages Spoken by Dr. Sahm & Staff

  • English

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