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General Surgery

Thayer County Health Services provides up to date, state-of-the-art surgical procedures. The physicians that perform surgeries offer a wide and varied range of surgical procedures. Most surgeries can be done at our hospital without ever having to leave the community.

Our surgery unit schedules routine cases Monday through Friday through the Specialty Clinic.

The surgical staff and an anesthesiologist are on call 24/7.


Surgical Services include, but are not limited to: appendectomy, gall bladder, colon resection, hernia, EGD, colonoscopy, lesion removals, hemorrhoid removals, biopsies, InfusaPort insertion and removals, and breast biopsies.

Currently, we have two visiting surgical physicians:





In addition, Dr. Leann Heinrichs performs Cesarean and Colonoscopy procedures and Dr. Bryan Hubl performs Vasectomy, EGD (or upper endoscopy) and Colonoscopy procedures.

Meet your surgical nursing team: L2R – Caitlin Phillipi, RN, Lindsey Biltoft, RN, Surgery Supervisor, Miranda Tipton, RN, and Leanna Renz, RN. Not pictured are Sarah Bauer, RN, and Emily Retzlaff, RN.