Surgical Care at Banner Churchill Community Hospital
At Banner Churchill Community Hospital, our surgical care team is noted for providing a positive, personalized patient care experience and our goal is to exceed expectations.
We have a general surgeon and three local certified registered nurse anesthetists on staff. In addition, local physicians and several specialists perform surgeries in our surgical suites.
Our surgeon, family practice physicians and visiting specialists perform these and other procedures:
- TIF-Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication
- Esphogeal ablation
- Open and laparoscopic gallbladder
- Open and laparoscopic appendix
- Gastroscopy and colonoscopy
- Breast biopsy, mastectomy, lump removal
- General surgeries including hernia repair, hemorrhoid, bowel
- Surgically placed IV ports, central lines, feeding tubes
- Lesion removal
- Total knee, hip and shoulder replacements
- Minimally invasive procedures for knee, shoulder and ankle
- Carpal tunnel and ulnar nerve release
- Rotator cuff and ACL repair
- Bone spur and bunion removal
- Fracture fixation
- Abdominal, vaginal and laparoscopic hysterectomies
- Treatment for Stress Incontinence
- Cesarean birth (C-sections)
- Uterine ablation
- Tubal Ligations
- Transusetheral resection of prostate or bladder
Our Surgical Care Area includes pre- and post-op area, three operating rooms, one procedure room, the post-anesthesia care unit (PACU) (two recovery rooms) and the sterile processing unit. Our caregivers work with surgeons, anesthesia providers and other health care professionals to provide the best surgical experience possible.
Family-Centered Patient Care
Our Surgical Care staff focuses on a approach to quality patient care that focuses on communication and education. From the time you are prepped for surgery until your recovery, our team emphasizes a family-centered approach to help ease any anxiety you or your family members may have.
You may experience some discomfort following your surgical procedure. There are many methods available to keep pain levels to an acceptable level that will allow you to participate in therapy and rest. Discuss these options with the surgeon and anesthesia provider and review our additional information on pain management.