Compassionate, Leading-Edge, Whole-Patient Care


ANDREW DeMICHELE, MD, FACS - Wilmington and Newark, DE - West Grove PA

Board-Certified: General Surgery
Fellow: American College of Surgeons
MD: Hahnemann University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
BS: Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA
Residency/Internship: Allegheny University of the Health Sciences, Philadelphia, PA; Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University
Member: American Medical Association, Delaware Medical Society
Clinical Instructor: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Residents, St. Agnes Hospital Burn Center, Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University 
Specialties: Laparoscopic Surgery, Breast Surgery

Dr. DeMichele loves surgery, the challenges of surgery and helping his patients feel better. His style is personable and relaxed. He is very patient-oriented, spending time with each one to understand the whole picture of their individual medical issues. In return, he offers them relief from their symptoms and enables them to get back to living a normal life.

He focuses on specific procedures such as laparoscopic cholecystectomy, breast surgery, gallbladder surgery, hernia repairs and laparoscopic bowel surgery.

At Mid-Atlantic Surgical, Dr. DeMichele enjoys a team approach with other physicians and partners to collectively heal his patients so they can get back to living their lives without pain or symptoms. 

Dr. DeMichele enjoys playing sports and spending quality time with his family.


JAMES TAYOUN, DO, FACOS - Wilmington and Newark, DE - West Grove PABoard-Certified: General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
Fellow: American College of Osteopathic Surgeons
Fellowship: Deborah Heart and Lung Center, Brown Mills, NJ
Residency: Philadelphia Osteopathic Medical Center, Saint Agnes Medical Center; Graduate Health Care Systems, Memorial Sloan Kettering Medical Center and Cooper Medical Center
DO: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Member: American Medical Association, Delaware Medical Society
Chief of Surgery: St. Agnes Medical Center, Jennersville Regional Hospital
Specialties: Vascular, Endovascular, Laparoscopic and Robotic (da Vinci®) Surgeries

Dr. Tayoun’s philosophy is that every patient should have a good life and be able to direct his or her care with the right information. He offers patients confidence, comfort and health by using leading-edge technology to its fullest advantage. This involves minimally invasive cancer, hernia, colon and gallbladder surgeries, with the aid of robotic and laparoscopic instruments.

Among his myriad accomplishments, Dr. Tayoun currently serves as chairman of the department of surgery and director of wound care at Jennersville Regional Hospital. He has also served as chairman, department of surgery, for St. Francis Medical Center and St. Agnes Medical Center and Burn Center in Philadelphia. He was clinical assistant professor for the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM), director of surgical ICU for Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University and vascular fellowship director for PCOM.

The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine was recently voted among the best in the United States, according to an annual analysis of more than 6 million patient reviews and ratings. The Vitals Patients’ Choice awards are chosen from provider databases.

Dr. Tayoun enjoys spending quality time with his children and as their basketball and baseball coach. He is also an outdoor enthusiast.

Discover the caring, compassionate providers at Mid-Atlantic Surgical. Call 302.652.6050 (in DE) or 610.345.1580 (in PA) or use our convenient Patient Portal. We welcome patients from Delaware and Pennsylvania, including Wilmington, Newark, New Castle, West Grove, Jennersville and West Chester County.

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Our Locations


Wilmington Office

1500 Shallcross Ave.
Suite 1-A
Wilmington, DE 19806

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Silverside Office

405 Silverside Rd.
Suite 111
Wilmington, DE 19809

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Jennersville Office

1015 West Baltimore Pike
Medical Office Building, Suite 201
West Grove, PA 19390

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Omega Office

89 Omega Dr.
Building B, Suite 92
Newark, DE 19713

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