Surgery

Welcome to Surgery at Clarke County Hospital. We are proud to be considered the trusted surgery center in Osceola, Iowa and surrounding communities. We provide our patients with a comfortable environment, up-to-date technology, and the highest of standards that minimize the chance of infections or complications; this is why an increasing number of patients are choosing to have their surgery at Clarke County Hospital. We are dedicated to making each patient's surgical experience extremely successful, while doing everything we can to make you as comfortable as possible during your stay. The Surgery Department nurses are proud to call Clarke County home. Many have grown up in the area and enjoy working with patients they call friends.

A wide range of surgeries are offered. Surgeries provided at Clarke County Hospital include:

General Surgeries

  • Mastectomies
  • Gallbladders
  • Appendectomies
  • Hernia surgeries
  • Skin cancer lesion removal

Diagnostic Surgeries

  • Colonoscopies
  • Gastroscopies
  • Breast biopsies
  • Liver biopsy

Orthopedic Surgeries

  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Meniscus repair
  • Shoulder repair
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • Decompression
  • Total hip replacement
  • Total knee replacement
  • Orthotrauma (broken bones)
  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Trigger finger release

Specialty Surgeries

  • Cataracts - Dr. Matthew Rauen from Wolfe Eye Clinic
  • ENT procedures - Dr Thomas Paulson
  • Tongue surgery and soft pallet
  • Myringotomy and Tympanoplasty
  • Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy
  • Small cyst removal