General Surgery

General Surgery

Here at Fullerton Surgery Center, our General Surgery section is staffed with highly educated, board certified, surgeons dedicated to quality patient care. These physicians are internationally recognized for their expertise and skill in their field, and take care to use the most advanced, minimally invasive techniques to address a range of medical problems.


Dr. Bernardo Duarte
Dr. Duare is a board-certified general surgeon and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He completed his General Surgery Residency at Chicago's Cook County Hospital and a Fellowship in Surgical Endocrinology at Penn State University.
Dr. Duarte has devoted his career to teaching and advancing the state of the art in general surgery. He has been part of the teaching faculty at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and the University of Chicago, and is presently a lecturer and Visiting Professor of Surgery at UIC.

Dr. Thomas Diniotis
Dr. Diniotis received his medical degree from the University of Athens and completed his residency at the University of Illinois.

Procedures Offered

Laser Surgery

Laparoscopic Surgery


Breast Problems

Hernia Repairs

Vein Problems- Varicose Vein

Gallbladder Disease

Colon Problems

Stomach Problems

Thyroid Problems