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 a high standard of excellence, minimizing the chance of infections or complications; this is why an increasing number of patients choose to have their surgery at Clarke County Hospital. We are dedicated to making each patient's surgical experience extremely successful while doing everything possible 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
  • Appendix removal
  • Hernia repair
  • Skin biopsies
  • Colonoscopies
  • Gastroscopies
  • Breast biopsies
  • Liver biopsies

Orthopedic Surgeries

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

Specialty Surgeries

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