Surgical

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday

7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

*On-call services available for emergencies

Contact Information

Nemaha County Hospital participates in the World Health Organization Surgical Safety Initiative.

Surgical patients are required to see their local physician within 30 days or less depending on the type of surgery. This time frame is established by Medicare. The lab work required is determined by your physician and the type of surgery you need. Some cases do require type and cross match. That is accomplished at the hospital lab within 48 hours of surgery, if it is a scheduled case.

Anesthesia

Our anesthesia is provided by a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist. We provide local sedation to monitored anesthesia care (MAC) and general anesthesia.

Gastroenterologist

The gastroenterologist comes the second Tuesday of the month. He performs:

Obstetric Gynecological

One obstetric gynecological specialist comes on the first Monday of the month and operates on the third Monday of the month. Includes prenatal and postnatal care. Procedures performed are:

Ophthalmology

Cataract surgery and evaluations are done here on the third Thursday of the month. You must have an evaluation completed by the ophthalmologist prior to the surgery. Laser capsulotomies and other minor eye procedures can also be done.

Orthopedic

The Orthopedic Doctor is available on Mondays and Fridays on a rolling schedule.

Urologist

The urologist comes the first and third Tuesdays of the month.

Ear, Nose and Throat

The ENT doctors are here every 6 weeks on Tuesday.

General Surgeon

The general surgeon comes Monday and other days for emergencies. Types of cases done here are:

Podiatrist

Surgeries are done on the fourth Tuesday of the month. Podiatrist procedures include: