Surgical Services

Surgical Services

Buena Vista Regional Medical Center offers:

  • Professional Surgeons
  • Experienced Surgical Team
  • Full-Time Anesthesia
  • State of the Art Surgery Suites
  • State of the Art Endoscopy Suites
  • Specialized Treatment
  • State-of-the-Art Equipment
  • Case Management
  • Same-Day Surgery

Types of Procedures

Buena Vista Regional Medical Center meets the highest national standards in every area of the hospital and is Joint Commission Accredited*.

Some of our services include:

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Appendectomy (Laparoscopic)
  • Breast Biopsy/Mastectomy
  • Bowel Surgery (Traditional and Laparoscopic)
  • Bunion/Hammer Toe Correction & other Podiatry Surgery
  • Cataract Removal with new lens placement
  • Cesarean Sections
  • Colonoscopy/Gastroscopy
  • Dental Procedures
  • Ear Tube Insertion
  • Epidural/Steroid Injection
  • Gynecological Surgery including laparoscopic total hysterectomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Hernia Repair (Traditional and Laparoscopic)
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pain Clinic
  • Port-A-Cath Insertion
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Sinus Surgery (endoscopic)
  • Tonsillectomy/Adenoidectomy
  • Tubal Ligation (Laparoscopic, including single incision)
  • Urological Procedures

Joint Commission (Joint Commission for the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations) is recognized as a symbol of quality that indicates an organization meets certain high performance standards.

Full Time Local Specialty Physicians

General Surgery/Endoscopy
Dr. Armstrong
Dr. Dierking

Orthopedic Surgery
Dr. Seth Harrer

Podiatry
Dr. Jesse Wolfe

Other Specialty Physicians

BVRMC is fortunate to offer the region a variety of specialty physicians.

ENT (Ear, Nose & Throat)
Dr. Wellendorf

Gynecology
Dr. Dewald

Ophthalmology
Dr. Fox

Orthopedics
Dr. Deffer
Dr. Pick

Pain Relief Clinic
Dr. Cohen

Podiatry
Dr. Randy Crampton

Urology
Dr. Christ

BVRMC is the Right Choice…

So Much, So Close!

For more information call Buena Vista Regional Medical Center Surgical Services Department at 712.213.8624

Click here to view all Specialties and Physicians connected to BVRMC.

Events and News

LifeServe Blood Drive
  • LifeServe Blood Drive

    Appointments are Required/Photo I.D. Required Schedule your appointment online at www.lifeservebloodcenter.org or call 800.287.4903 Location: St. Mark Lutheran Church, 1614 W. 5th Street, Storm Lake, IA, Enter & Register at the EAST Entrance
    Tuesday, August 4, 2020
    12:30 pm - 6:00 pm

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Young at Heart
  • Young at Heart

    Diagnostic Breast Imaging at BVRMC Speakers: Shalee Stuart, Mammography Supervisor, Emily Ellefson, MRI Supervisor, Julie McKinney, Ultrasound Supervisor, & April Holm, Nuclear Medicine Technician
    Thursday, September 3, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

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