General surgeon Joseph Brady, MD recently joined the South County Health medical staff. During his 23 years as a general surgeon, Dr. Brady worked in private practice and was a member of the surgical staff at Kent Hospital in Warwick. The board-certified physician brings extensive experience to South County Health, including expertise in procedures such as routine and complex hernia repair, cholecystectomies (gall bladder removal), colon procedures, biopsies and other surgical expertise. Dr. Brady developed a program to use robotic technology in general surgery and was the first surgeon in Rhode Island to perform a single-site cholecystectomy using robotics. His experience includes open, laparoscopic and robotic colectomy. He earned his medical degree at the Drexel University College of Medicine in his hometown of Philadelphia, and completed his residency in general surgery at the Drexel University-Hahnemann University Hospital.