General Surgery Procedures

Sometimes the best treatment option for a medical condition is surgery. Our general surgeons offer a wide variety of surgical procedures on an outpatient and inpatient basis. Please call Prairie Lakes General Surgery Clinic to inquire on any procedures you are recommended to schedule.

Common surgical procedures:

  • Appendectomy is a surgery to remove the appendix and is available using minimally invasive techniques.
  • Breast Surgery
    • Breast Biopsy is a procedure that removes a small part of tissue to see if cancer is present. It is available in clinic or in Same Day Surgery. Read More
    • Lumpectomy is a procedure that surgically removes a tumor from the breast. Another name for this procedure is breast-conserving surgery.
  • Colon and Rectal Procedures
    • Colonoscopy Read More
    • Hemorrhoidectomy is a procedure that removes hemorrhoids.
    • Colon and small intestine procedures are available using minimally invasive techniques.
  • Esophageal Procedures
    • Acid reflux diagnostic testing is performed in Same Day Surgery. Available tests include upper endoscopy, Bravo pH monitoring, and manometry. Read More
    • Acid reflux surgery treats GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease). GERD occurs when the muscles of the esophagus do not close the opening to the stomach tightly enough.
  • Gallbladder removal, also known as a cholecystectomy, is available using minimally invasive techniques.
  • Hernia Repair is a surgical correction of a hernia, the protruding of an organ or other part through a weak muscle. Hernias can cause a visible bump that often happens in the chest, thigh, groin or belly button.
  • Thyroid Procedures could be needed for a variety of reasons as determined by your healthcare provider. Our general surgeons offer two procedures, thyroidectomy and parathyroidectomy.
  • Varicose Vein Treatment
    • There are options available to treat painful or embarrassing varicose and spider veins, including the varicose vein surgery VNUS radiofrequency ablation. Read More
  • Other Procedures
    • Skin lesion removal
    • Excision (removal) of a subcutaneous mass (cyst, lipoma, etc)
    • Paracentesis is the removal of fluid from a body cavity, often the abdomen, using a needle to diagnose or treat a condition.
    • Thoracentesis is a minimally invasive procedure to treat excess fluid in the pleural cavity, the space between the lungs and chest wall.
    • Surgical Wound Care/Skin grafting
    • Port placement for chemotherapy
    • Dialysis Catheter Placement using minimally invasive techniques.
    • Feeding Tube (Gastrostomy Tube) and PEG placement