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Surgical Services

At some point in a person's life they will encounter a health problem that requires the need for surgery.

At Republic County Hospital we are able to provide for your scheduled surgical procedures as well as those unexpected emergencies.

With our two operating suites, our pre/post anesthesia care unit, and our 24-hour on call specially trained staff, we will provide for your surgical needs.

Surgical Staff

RCH is proud to have a General Surgeon on staff. Dr. Terah Isaacson, along with Dr. Nolan Beavers, Dr. Kurtis Klecan, and Dr. Joshua Chapman, nurses, anesthetists, and other surgical staff, are able to perform procedures on a regular basis.

Whether you are having an outpatient procedure or one that requires admission to the hospital for an inpatient stay, our surgical staff will work with you to meet your healthcare needs.

Our staff meets with each patient before surgery to review their health history and previous surgical experiences. We also provide education to help you know what to expect before and after your surgical procedure and how long your expected stay will be at Republic County Hospital.

Surgical Offerings

The surgeons at Republic County Hospital do a number of open as well as laparoscopic (Lap) surgical procedures. A partial listing of the surgical procedures performed at Republic County Hospital includes, but is not limited to:

Tonsillectomies & Adenoidectomies
Nasal and Sinus surgery
Breast Biopsies
Laparoscopic Gall Bladder removal
Hernia repairs (Lap and Open)
Laparoscopic assisted Vaginal hysterectomies
Cesarean Sections
Tubal ligations (Lap and open)
Bowel resections
Carpal tunnel release
Cataract removal with Lens implant
Arthroscopic knee
Rotator cuff repairs
Closed and open reduction of fractures
Hemi-arthroplasty of fractured hips
Total Hip replacements
Total Knee replacements

We also do a variety of screening and diagnostic endoscopic procedures including:

EGDs (esophagogastroduodenoscopy)


Anesthesia services are provided by a team of Certified Nurse Anesthetists. Services range from conscious sedation to general and spinal anesthetic and epidural blocks. Epidural steroid injections are also provided for the management of back pain.

Prior to any procedure requiring anesthesia, one of the Republic County Hospital providers will conduct an evaluation to determine the best form of anesthesia for your needs and to discuss any concerns you may have.

Preparing for Your Surgery Day

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