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Surgical Services


Have you considered having your surgery here at SMDH? Salem Memorial District Hospital Surgery department is committed to every patient, every encounter, every time.

Surgical and Outpatient Service department appointments are arranged by your surgeon's office after an evaluation has been performed.
Ophthalmology, ENT, General Surgery, Urology, Podiatry procedure accommodated
Inpatient and Outpatient surgery may be provided
Qualified Anesthesia providers
Experienced nursing staff that provide Pre-op, Intra-op, and Post-op Anesthesia Care
State-of-the-Art equipment

Surgical procedures include:

OPHTHALMOLOGY:
Cataract, glaucoma, eye muscle repairs, lid revisions and repairs, lacrimal duct tubes

ENT:
Tonsillectomies, myringotomy (ear) tubes, nasoseptal defects and repairs

GENERAL SURGERY:
Chest, abdomen, pelvis, and rectum: Venous access devices (ports and central lines), Breast biopsy, lesion removals, thoracentesis, biopsy of esophagus and stomach, EGD, Colonoscopy, appendectomies, Laparoscopic cholecystectomy ,(gallbladder removal), paracentesis, exploratory laparoscopy, feeding tube placement or removal, hernia repairs, hemorrhoidectomy or banding, dilation of various GI strictures, incision and drainage of cyst or abscesses, wound revision or debridement, ganglion cyst removal, various skin biopsy

PODIATRY:
Tendon repairs, tunnel release, Morton's neuroma decompression, hammertoe repair, bunions, planter warts, various osteotomy, amputations, plantar fascia release, excision of Morton's neuroma, tarsal tunnel release, calcaneal osteotomy, diabetic wound debridement and many others

UROLOGY:
Biopsy of prostate, photo vaporization of prostrate, transurethral resections of prostate and/or bladder tumor, cystoscopy, bladder biopsy, cystocele, circumcision, kidney stone treatment, renal stent placement

Outpatient treatments:
          * Courteous, qualified staff to schedule your appointment and deliver treatments
          * Shorter wait times for treatments that are locally provided by staff you know
          * Accepts referrals from out-of-town doctors

We provide services as ordered by your Physician, including:

INTRAVENOUS INFUSIONS:
IV placement for exams, intravenous antibiotic infusions, blood transfusions, rehydration, iron supplement infusions, IV fluid boluses, IV medication for Chron's disease, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, anemia, asthma, COPD, migraine headaches, nausea and vomiting with dehydration, cellulitis, Chemo-supportive infusions, platelets, IGG

INJECTIONS/Medication infusions:
B12, Fe replacement, Aranesp, Procrit, Epogen, neupogen, Neulasta, Xolair, Prolia, Reclast, Orencia, Remicade

WOUND CARE:
Wound care (packing and redressing), suture removal, staple removal

OTHER:
PICC line placement and maintenance, port access and blood draws, maintenance of ports and central lines, IV placement for exams, urinary catheter changes, suprapubic catheter change

Call 573-729-5917, extension 1425, for other treatment needs, appointments, or questions. Hours are Monday through Friday 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM.