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Tomah Memorial general surgeon Dr. John W. Robertson, III, M.D. (left) and orthopedic surgeon Dr. Wallace B. Brucker, M.D.

Surgical expertise close to home

At Tomah Memorial Hospital, you'll find an expert surgical team providing top-of-the-line care. Our highly-skilled surgeons perform a wide range of surgical procedures from orthopedics to cataract surgery. Quality surgical care close to home.

Tomah Memorial Hospital’s Surgical Department provides the latest in surgical techniques with a high level of patient and staff satisfaction. Our surgical team is comprised of some of the area’s leading board-certified surgeons, who work to meet the needs of the community through a progressive and holistic approach to patient care.

We understand the anxiety that surgery can produce and strive to provide quality, compassionate and informed care. Our newly redesigned patient care rooms provide a relaxing atmosphere close to home.

Tomah Hospital’s surgical specialties include:

  • General: High-tech instrumentation and advanced technology is used to perform essential operations/procedures in areas such as Alimentary Tract; Abdomen and its Contents; Breast, Skin and Soft Tissue; Pediatric Surgery; Surgical Critical Care; Surgical Oncology; Trauma/Burns and Emergency Surgery and Vascular Surgery.
  • Orthopedics: Total hip and knee replacement as well as treatment for sports and stress injuries. Our orthopedic team works closely with our Rehabilitation Department to provide you a stronger and faster recovery.
  • Laparoscopy: Also referred to as minimally invasive surgery, laparoscopy surgery is performed by inserting a tiny video camera and thin instruments through a small incision below the navel to see inside of your pelvis or abdomen.
  • Arthroscopy: Similar to laparoscopy, arthroscopy allows the surgeon to diagnose and treat joint problems by inserting a fiber-optic video camera and pencil-thin instruments through a small incision.
  • Gynecology: Procedures to treat conditions such as cancer, infertility, and incontinence.
  • Ophthalmology (cataract surgery): An outpatient procedure to remove or clean out the eye’s cloudy lens (cataract) caused by aging or injury.
  • Urology: Procedures to treat disorders of the genitourinary tract and the adrenal glands.
  • Ear-nose-throat: Common surgeries performed include removal of the tonsils (tonsillectomy) and adenoids (adenoidectomy); nose surgery to correct sinus problems, chronic congestion or a deviated septum; and eardrum repair (tympanoplasty), stapedectomy and ear tube placement.

For more information on inpatient or outpatient surgery, call 608-374-0290.