Surgery Center


The Surgery Department at Minidoka Memorial Hospital is a full service hospital based Surgical Center, serving Minidoka County since 1960. Since its beginning, MMH has seen a steady increase in surgical patients; both inpatient and same day surgery. We are proud to offer the latest, up-to-date technology and state-of-the-art equipment to help serve the needs of our community.

The Surgical Services Department is open Monday thru Friday weekly, depending on provider scheduling. Hours are from 6:30 AM to 4:00 PM. One RN and one CST are on call at all times outside of normal business hours to accommodate emergency needs. This includes holidays and weekends. Other staffing includes five peri-operative Registered Nurses (RN), one Certified Surgical Technologist (CST), and one Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) who performs at a Scrub Nurse Level. We are proud to boast our average tenure is 12.5 years, offering expertise in every aspect of Surgical Care.


Surgeons


Provider

Coombs, James MD
Crane, Gilbert MD
Doble. H. Peter II MD
Fitzhugh, WIlliam MD
Jeppson, M. Terry MD
Johnson, Daclynn
Klingler, Kyle N. MD
Martin, Layne
Millar, Bryce MD
Patterson, Temp MD
Petersen, Joseph MD
Pilling, Cory DPM
Peterson, Kylan D.O.
Solis, Ana Maria
Tracey, Devin PA
Wettstein, D. Matt DPM

Classification

Courtesy
Active
Courtesy
Courtesy
Courtesy
Active
Courtesy
AHP
Active
Active
Active
Courtesy-AHP
Courtesy
AHP
AHP
Courtesy- AHP

Specialty/ Privileges

Opthalmology
Orthopedic
Otolaryngology
Ophthalmology
Gynecology
General Surgery
Opthalmology
Orthopedic Assistant
Orthopedic
Otolaryngology
Orthopedic
Podiatry
Otolaryngology
Surgery Assistant
Surgery Assistant
Podiatry


Anesthesia Providers


Guercio, Ben CRNA
Miller, Kendall CRNA
Monroe, Matt CRNA
Whitmore, Jim CRNA

Surgical Services Scope of Service

  • EGD (esophagogastroduodenoscopy)
  • Colonoscopy
  • Minor biopsy (i.e. breast, lipoma, lesion removal)
  • Vasectomy
  • Podiatric procedures
  • Spinal steroid injections
  • Veterbralplasty
  • Achilles Tendon Repair
  • Abdominal ( small and large bowel resection, perineal resection, splenectomy, nephrectomy, colostomy, colostomy takedown, cyst removal, cancer diagnosis)
  • Ankle ( closed reduction, open reduction internal fixation [ORIF])
  • Appendectomy (open, laparoscopic)
  • Amputation (fingers, toes, arms, legs)
  • Arthroplasty, total joint (hip, shoulder, knee)
  • Axillary Biopsy
  • Biceps tendon repair
  • Biceps tenodesis
  • Birch procedure
  • Breast Biopsy
  • Bunionectomy
  • Bursectomy
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Catheter insertion ( suprapubic)
  • Cholecystectomy (open, laparoscopic)
  • Circumcision
  • Colporraphy (anterior or posterior, cystocele, rectorcele, enterocele)
  • Cubital Tunnel
  • Dilation and curettage
  • Elbow ( closed reduction, pinning, open reduction internal fixation)
  • Extensor Tendon Repair
  • Fractures (trauma fractures, repairable as physician would see fit)
  • Finger(Amputation, partial amputation, I&D, exploration, pinning, ORIF, repair of)
  • Ganglion cyst
  • Gastrectomy
  • Grafts (pinch graft, split thickness, full thickness)
  • Hand (closed reduction, ORIF, I&D, exploration, hardware removal, laceration of)
  • Hardware removal
  • Hammer toe, repair of
  • Hemorrhoidectomy (internal, external)
  • Hernia repair (incisional, inguinal, umbilical, ventral, femoral with or with mesh)
  • Hip (gamma nail, hemi arthroplasty, pinning, reduction)
  • Hysterectomy (open, vaginal)
  • IM rodding (humerous, femur, tibia)
  • Incision and Drainage (I & D)
  • Knee Arthroscopy (anterior cruciate ligament repair, meniscectomy, lateral release, micro fracture)
  • Laparoscopy/laparotomy
  • Lumpectomy (sentinel node biopsy)
  • Mastectomy
  • Morton neuroma excision
  • Myringotomy
  • Patella (fracture repair, tendon repair)
  • PEG tube
  • PIP joint anthroplasty
  • Port placement
  • Septoplasty/fess
  • Sphincterotomy/ fissurectomy
  • Shoulder arthroscopy (rotator cuff repair, decompression, SLAP, AC separation)
  • Sterilization (open laparoscopic)
  • Thoracentesis/ paracentesis
  • Toe (amputation, partial amputation, nail removal, pinning, ORIF)
  • Tonsillectomy/ adenoidectomy
  • Tendon repair
  • Trigger finger
  • Thyroidectomy (parotidectomy)
  • Vocal cord medialization
  • Wrist (closed reduction, ORIF, pinning, ex-fix)