• Our surgical team includes distinguished physicians and dedicated nurses with specialized skills and certifications who provide our patients with expert care.
  • Our surgical team is trained and experienced in the use of the most current techniques, including minimally invasive laparoscopic procedures and robotic assisted procedures.


  • Patient safety is paramount at Ottumwa Regional Health Center.
  • More than 10,000 diverse surgical procedures are performed at Ottumwa Regional Health Center each year.


  • Our central scheduling office takes the hassle out of making appointments and scheduling pre-admission tests.
  • Our multidisciplinary team will seamlessly provide any related follow-up care or support associated with your recovery.


  • Our pre-admission process ensures that you will have an opportunity to ask a knowledgeable surgical nurse any questions that you may have prior to the day of your surgery.
  • On the day of your procedures, you will be greeted by members the surgical team. The focus of the team is to ensure the safety and quality of your care.
  • You will receive personalized care and attention because everyone at Ottumwa Regional Health Center is committed to making your  visit as pleasant, stress-free and comfortable as possible.

Our Surgical Facilities

  • Five modern operating suites
  • Twenty-one bay one day surgery unit
  • Three gastrointestinal procedure rooms
  • A fully equipped post-anesthesia care unit equipped with high-definition monitors
  • A comfortable, spacious waiting area
  • Robotic technology

Types of procedures

  • Cardiac catheterization
  • Dental
  • ENT
  • Gastroenterology
  • General Surgery
  • Gynecology
  • OB-C-section
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedic
  • Podiatry
  • Urology
  • Vascular

Meet the Surgeons: