Surgical/Pain Clinic

Surgical Care

Heart of America Surgical Clinic's general surgeon Dr. Ronald Skipper and visiting surgeons supported by an experienced and highly professional operating room staff- provide general and specialized surgical care.

Surgeries conducted at Heart of America Medical Center include:

HEAD AND NECK
  • Excision of facial and scalp lesions (including lesions of lip and some nose lesions)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Thyroid needle aspiration
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Tracheostomy
 
BREAST
  • Axillary node dissection
  • Lumpectomy
  • Mastectomy
  • Needle localized biopsy
  • Standard biopsy
 
 ABDOMEN/PELVIS
  • Appendectomy - open
  • Cholecystectomy (Laparoscopic and open) also w/Bile duct exploration
  • Colectomy
  • Common bile duct exploration
  • Herniorrhaphy – femoral, incisional, inguinal, umbilical and ventral repair
  • Open Hysterectomy / Salpingo-Oopherectomy
  • Laparotomy / Laparoscopy
  • Liver biopsy
  • Small Bowel Resection
  • Splenectomy
  • Tubal ligation (laparoscopic or open)
 
 ENDOSCOPY
  • Colonoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy, Proctoscopy
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD)
  • PEG tube placement
 
 OTHER
  • Abscess I & D / debridement
  • Burn Care
  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Central line placement/ Port-a-cath placement
  • Chest tube insertions
  • Hydrocele repair
  • Major amputations
  • Orchiectomy / Testicular biopsy
  • Peri-anal procedures (Hemorrhoidectomy, anal fissure, anal fistula)
  • Pilonidal repair
  • Skin Grafts
  • Toenail removal (ingrown & nail bed)
  • Trauma care
  • Vasectomy

Heart of America Surgical Clinic can be reached by calling 701-776-7000
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