Van Diest Medical Center

Surgical Services

Our Department

Van Diest Medical Center’s Surgery Department provides a wide array of surgical services performed by Board Certified surgeons on both an inpatient and outpatient basis. Area residents have found it to be very convenient to have procedures done right here at home rather than going to the extra time and expense of driving out of town for the same service.

We offer the following services:

  • Surgery – most of which can be performed as Same-Day Surgery, including General/Laparoscopic – (hernia repair, removal of appendix, gallbladders, etc.), Orthopedics (including repair of carpal tunnels, trigger fingers, arthroscopies, repair of fractured hips, and total joint replacement), Ophthalmology, Podiatry, and ENT (removal of tonsils and adenoids, ear tube insertion, sinus surgeries).
  • Endoscopy (including gastroscopes, colonoscopies, flexible sigmoidoscopes, bronchoscopes) 
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Pain Management
  • Recovery Room
  • Anesthesia Services
  • Central Service (sterilization of instruments)

Our Surgery Department staff has many years of combined experience to Van Diest Medical Center. Half of our staff are Certified Nurses of the Operating Room (CNOR); one staff member is a Registered Nurse First Assist (RNFA); and two of the staff members attend the Annual Operating Room National Convention each year.

We take pride in our state-of-the-art equipment, including colonoscopes, gastroscopes, the latest in equipment to monitor vital signs, and our laparoscopic equipment which includes up-to-date cameras, monitors and insulators. The department also features sophisticated anesthesia equipment, awareness monitoring of the patients during surgery.

The Surgery Department hours are 5:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Two staff members are on-call after hours, weekends and holidays.

For more information please call 515-832-7741.

Van Diest Medical Center
2350 Hospital Drive
P.O. Box 430
Webster City, IA 50595
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