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General Surgery

General Surgery

General Surgery Associates provides exceptional general surgery services in Oswego Hospital's technologically advanced surgery center. Complementing this seven-suite surgery center is its caring and professional team of physicians, nurses, anesthesiologists and other clinical staff, who offer high quality care. General Surgery Associates offer experienced, caring surgeons who provide a complete range of general surgery services.

Areas of Specialty Include:

  • Bariatrics
  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopy
  • Gallbladder
  • Thyroid
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
    • appendectomy
    • colon
    • gallbladder
    • gastrointestinal
    • hernia


Jai Singh, MD

Dr. Singh earned his bachelor of medicine and surgery (MBBS) from Maulana Azad Medical College and his master's of surgery at Vardhman Mahavir Medical College, both are a part of the University in Delhi, India. Dr. Singh served as chief resident during his residency at the Westchester Medical Center/New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY.

Yuriy Zhurov, MD

Dr. Yuriy Zhurov received his medical degree from Kharkiv National Medical University and a Ph.D. from the Institute of General and Emergency Surgery in Ukraine. He completed his residency at Nassau University Medical Center, located in East Meadow, New York. He also completed Fellowship at the Institute of General and Emergency Surgery in Ukraine. This Fellowship included training in Thoracic Surgery, as well as Hepatobiliary and Minimally Invasive Surgery. A second Fellowship was completed in Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery at New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York.

Dr. Zhurov has been practicing in Michigan where he also serves as a clinical assistant professor at Michigan State University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Howard Simon, MD

Joining the practice this fall is Howard Simon, MD, who has extensive surgical experience and has been providing surgical care in the Syracuse area hospitals for much of his career. Dr. Simon is board certified and also holds certification in surgical critical care. He will offer office visits also in suite 1300 of the FMOB and will deliver care in Surgery Center at Oswego Hospital.

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