CentraCare General Surgery - Monticello

About This Location

Monticello Surgery Center

The surgical team at CentraCare – Monticello is committed to your health and well-being. Our knowledgeable surgeons, anesthetists and registered nurses pride themselves on providing individualized care and ensuring each patient's experience is as comfortable as possible.

Whether it is a complicated procedure requiring an inpatient stay or same-day surgery as an outpatient, our surgeons collaborate with your care team to support your personal health needs. In addition to an experienced surgical team, CentraCare – Monticello cares for patients using the latest technology, including a da Vinci robot and Stryker Mako robot, which revolutionizes joint replacement surgery with 3D modeling and robotic arms. 

Surgical consults are conveniently located at CentraCare – Monticello Specialty Clinic with surgeries performed at CentraCare – Monticello.

General Surgery

CentraCare – Monticello is proud to offer comprehensive general surgery options provided by Kurt Martinson, MD, Andrea Lundeen, MD and Christian Schmidt, MD, from CentraCare General Surgery. Procedures performed include:

  • Adrenal mass removal
  • Anal fissure/fistula
  • Appendectomies
  • Biopsies
  • Breast cancer/surgeries: disease, cancer, lesions, abnormalities
  • Colon surgeries
  • Colon resections
  • Colonoscopies and upper endoscopies
  • Diverticulitis surgery
  • G-tube/J-tube placements
  • Gallbladder removal with or without endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
  • Hernia repairs
  • Lump/bump removal
  • Peritoneal dialysis catheter placement and revision
  • Perianal and perirectal abscess repair
  • Port-a-cath replacement and removal
  • Thyroid/parathyroid surgeries

CentraCare – Monticello is proud to also provide individualized, state-of-the-art care for patients needing other types of surgeries and procedures including:


Surgery for:

  • Abnormal bleeding
  • Fertility


  • Hysteroscopies
  • Laparoscopic surgeries
  • Open abdominal surgeries

Interventional Pain:

  • Epidural steroid injections
  • Radiofrequency pain ablations
  • Kyphoplasty


  • Minimally invasive back surgeries
  • Nerve stimulator implants/changes


  • Cataract surgeries
  • YAG laser procedures


  • Hand/wrist surgeries: carpal tunnel, cyst removals, trigger finger release
  • Joint replacements: hip, knee and shoulder
  • Knee, hip, shoulder and elbow surgeries
  • Sports medicine: Shoulder and knee arthroscopies, sports injuries


  • Foot, ankle and bunion surgeries


  • Bladder tumors
  • Cystoscopies
  • Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL)
  • Incontinency surgeries
  • Kidney and bladder stone removals
  • Prostate surgeries
  • Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)


  • Leg vein ablations
  • Fistula creations

Weight Management

  • Bariatric surgery

CentraCare – Monticello is a national bariatric surgery center of excellence accredited by MBSAQIP.

What to Expect

As you prepare for your surgery, let us know of any special requests. We will work closely with you to meet your needs.

One of our nurses will call you before your surgery. If your surgery takes place on Monday, we will call you by the previous Friday. If you do not hear from us by 3 p.m. the day before your surgery, please call.

If you are preparing for a surgery at CentraCare, be sure to review our patient instructions.

If English is your second language or if you use sign language, we are happy to provide an interpreter to better support your care experience.

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