Surgery Services at Wabash General Hospital:

Hours: Open 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. weekdays; weekends and evenings for emergencies only.

Phone: 618-263-6337

Staffing: O.R. Manager, Registered Nurses, Operating Room Technicians, O.R. unit secretary/scheduler, CRNA's.
Types of Cases:
- General
- Laparoscopic
- Endoscopic
- Gynecological
- Orthopaedic

General surgical procedures include breast biopsies, laporotomy, mastectomies, hernia repairs, cholecystectomy, and bowel procedures.

Orthopaedic surgical procedures include: arthroscopic procedures, knee and hip replacements, fracture care, and hand, wrist, and foot procedures.

Gynecological procedures include laparoscopic tubal ligation, hysteroscopy, D&C's, and Essure sterilization.

Pre and Post operation education that pertains to the particular surgical procedure.

High educational standards for nursing staff, including CPR, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, and advanced preoperative nursing.

Laparoscopic procedures include gallbladder, appendix removal, hernia, and tubal ligation.

Known for a very caring, compassionate surgical staff.

Other Features:
- Same Day Surgery Unit
- C-arm compatible OR table
- Medivator system for scopes
- Pathology available for frozen section
- PCA for pain control
- 2 Surgery suites and 1-Endoscopy suite with 2 new surgery suites in Nov. 14
- 1 Sterile Processing Room
- 8 Recovery room areas
- 1 Central Supply
- Nerve blocks for shoulders, ACL, & total knee replacements