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:

  • Excision of skin lesions, including most lesions of nose, ear, lip and some small rotation
  • Lymph node excision
  • Temporal artery biopsy
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Thyroid needle aspiration
  • Tracheostomy
  • Axillary node dissection
  • Mastectomy
  • Needle aspiration of cyst
  • Open biopsy, standard and needle localized 
  • Paracentesis
  • Herniorrhaphy: Inguinal, Femoral, Incisional and Umbilical
  • Open Appendectomy
  • Cholecystectomy: Laparoscopic and Open
  • Open common bile duct exploration
  • Small bowel reconstruction/Ileostomy
  • Colectomy and Colostomy
  • Diagnositc laparoscopy and laparotomy
  • Laparoscopic liver biopsy
  • Hysterectomy and oophorectomy
  • Tubal ligation (laparoscopic and open)
  • Splenectomy
  • Perianal / Rectal Procedures: Hemorrhoidectomy, repair anal fissure, and anal fistula
  • Colonoscopy
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD)
  • Endoscopic Gastrostomy Placement (PEG Tube)
  •  Hydrocele Repair
  •  Orchiectomy
  •  Vasectomy
  •  Placement suprapubic catheter

  • Abscess I & D / Debridement
  • Wound Care
  • Burn Care, including skin graft
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Central Venous Catheter / Port-a-cath placement
  • Chest Tube insertion
  • Major Amputations of leg, foot and digit
  • Pilonidal cyst repair
  • Toenail removal
  • Trauma Care
  • Foreign body removal
  • Excision all types of cutaneous and subcutaneous lesions

If you have any questions about a procedure that is not listed please contact Heart of America Surgical Clinic by calling 701-776-7000