Your Premier Team of
General & Colorectal Surgeons

Making the difference in your care.

Award-Winning Patient Care and Outcomes

At Proliance Eastside Surgical Specialists, we combine the highest caliber of skilled, effective care and state-of-the-art technology with a patient experience personalized to you.

When you’re looking for a care team, outstanding outcomes and confidence in your surgeon’s abilities are paramount.

Alongside these critical criteria is the patient-provider relationship: when you have a good rapport with your doctor and a solid foundation of trust, your health and recovery see amazing benefits.

We see our patients as people first. We strive to create a relationship with every patient based in understanding, patience, and empathy throughout your care journey.

Your health is personal, and we think your healthcare should be too.

Meet Your Board Certified Surgeons

Dr. Helen Kim General Surgeon

Minimally Invasive & Robotic Procedures, Gastro-Intestinal Surgeries, Abdominal Wall Hernia Repairs, Focus on Abdominal Core Health

Dr. Mitra Ehsan Colorectal Surgeon

Minimally Invasive & Robotic Procedures, Colonoscopy, Anorectal Surgeries, Pelvic Reconstruction & Incontinence Surgery

Our Specialties

General Surgery

  • Addresses nearly the entire human body
  • Treatments can involve nonoperative, elective surgery, or emergency surgery
  • Manage a wide variety of concerns, such as hernia, gallbladder inflammation, and abdominal wall reconstruction

Colorectal Surgery

  • Addresses the lower digestive system including the colon, rectum and anus.
  • Treatments can involve nonoperative, same-day procedures, and in-hospital surgeries.
  • Manage conditions, like cancer, inflammatory colon diseases, hemorrhoids, and colonoscopies

The Right Place, The Right Hands

We believe that taking the time to get to know you, discuss your care, and make you comfortable is a critical component of your healthcare experience. From your first phone call to your final visit, our team works with you to create the care plan that’s right for you. We’ll partner with your full team of care providers to ensure that we treat your health in total – not just a single diagnosis.
We are honored to partner with you for your health and your future.

Integrated & Coordinated Care

Remarkable Outcomes in Modern Medicine Empowering Patient Health

Our team offers a wide variety of experience and proven, exceptional outcomes in both general and colorectal surgery.


We are well versed in modern, state-of-the-art techniques including minimally invasive robotic surgery. Our depth of knowledge allows us to provide a wide variety of treatment options so we can better determine the right care plan for your needs.

Diastasis Recti, Treatment, and Return to Exercise & Core Strength

During pregnancy, stretching of the abdominal muscles is common. We all have fibers (called fascia) that provide structural integrity to our abdominal wall. The fascia surrounds the mid-abdominal rectus abdominus muscles (think, the 6-pack area of your stomach). Ideally after