Surgical Services

Loring Hospital's state-of-the art surgical center includes an operating room, five outpatient surgical rooms, a post-anesthesia unit and an endoscopy/minor procedure surgical suite.

Our trained, professional, caring surgical staff at Loring Hospital provide the following surgeries, but are not limited to:

  • Twenty-four hour emergency surgical coverage
  • Abdominal and laparoscopic hysterectomy
  • Appendectomy
  • Arthroscopic knee surgery
  • Arthroscopic shoulder surgery
  • Bladder suspension
  • Breast biopsy
  • Bowel resection
  • Carpal tunnel
  • Chemotherapy ports
  • Colonoscopy
  • Ear tube insertion
  • EGD/Esaphageal dilatation
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Laparoscopic or non-laparoscopic hernia repair
  • Laparoscopic gallbladder
  • Laparoscopic tubal ligation
  • Mastectomy
  • Pelvic surgeries
  • Pilonidal cysts
  • Skin lesions - benign or cancerous removal
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Vasectomy
  • And many more, please ask before you drive to another facility!

While the decision to have surgery is never an easy one, today's advanced technologies make surgery less-invasive and recovery times shorter. The Surgery Department at Loring Hospital provides high-quality, and personalized patient care, making your decision to have surgery easier.

Loring Hospital's Surgery Department nurses are proud to call Sac County home. Many have grown up in the area and enjoy working with patients they call friends.

Dr. Ronald Cheney, D.O.,  Member of American College of Osteopathic Surgeons and American Osteopathic Association, performs general surgeries every Thursday and the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month. Surgery consults are each Tuesday with Dr. Cheney.

Dr. Tracey Wellendorf, is available for ear, nose and throat surgery the second Tuesday of the month.

When choosing your next hospital for surgery, consider Loring Hospital-where extraordinary care is close to home. Please call Sally Mason, Surgery Department Manager, at 712-662-6607.