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Welcome to the Brown County Hospital Surgery Department! 

You don’t have to travel long distances to large, metropolitan hospitals to receive top quality healthcare. We perform a variety of surgical treatments using the most advanced techniques and equipment right here at Brown County Hospital. The building addition to Brown County Hospital, completed in 2008, included a brand new surgery department. It now features an operating room fully equipped with the latest in operating technology including a new anesthesia machine. Also, we have a procedure room designated for gastrointestinal endoscopic procedures.  In addition, there are 3 private bays used for both pre and post operative cares. 

BCH’s surgical services include:

Endoscopy – Avera Medical Group
Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) 

General Surgery – Andrew Reynolds MD, FACS
Breast Biopsy
Cholecystectomy (gallbladder)
Excision of Skin Lesion
Hernia Repairs (abdominal, inguinal, ventral, umbilical)
Port Placement

Orthopedics - Wayne Scheidemann, MD
Carpal tunnel repair
Ganglion Cyst removal
Trigger finger release

ENT - Phyllip Fitzpatrick, MD
Myringotomy (Ear Tubes)

Ophthalmology - Shawna Collier M.D.
Lateral Tarsal Strip

Podiatry – Allicia Ericksen D.P.M.
Removal of Morton’s Neuroma
Removal of Rheumatoid Nodules 

The best patient care comes from an enthusiastic team of healthcare providers and support staff. That is exactly what BCH surgical department is all about. We are committed to providing our patients with a superior healthcare experience. If I can answer any questions you have regarding the BCH surgical department, please do not hesitate to call me at (402) 387-2800. 

Yours in good health,
Jayce Linse RN, BSN
Surgery Supervisor

Brown County Hospital Surgical Suite

Brown County Hospital Surgical Staff - Front Row, left to right, Rhonda Dailey,RN; Kelly Painter, ST; Eileen Jensen, RN; Jayce Linse, RN;  Back Row, Bettina Runge, RN; Peggy Hitchcock RN-C; Shanna Sullivan, ST, Chelsea Zutavern, RN