CentraCare General Surgery

Surgical Procedures in St. Cloud

A surgery may seem overwhelming but the surgery department at CentraCare Clinic will be with you every step of the way, including surgery preparation and post-op care. There is no need to live in pain, fear of the unknown or with life-limiting conditions. Our experienced surgeons perform thousands of procedures each year at locations throughout Central Minnesota and are here to help you.

Why Choose Us?

  • For your convenience, we try to meet you where you live, with six clinic locations and seven operating room locations in Central Minnesota.
  • We are the largest general surgery group in Central Minnesota with more than 15 surgeons. Our team continues to grow and expand to meet your needs.
  • You will receive personalized care from our team of surgeons and advanced practice providers who regularly collaborate with other specialties.
  • The quality of our work garners attention, such as our colon cancer surgery program, which was noted as “high-performing” in U.S. News & World Report in 2022.

What are the CentraCare General Surgery clinic locations?

What types of procedures are done by CentraCare General Surgery?

Our general surgeons offer these procedures:

  • Appendix surgery
  • Breast surgery
  • Colon/rectal surgery
  • Colonoscopy/endoscopy
  • Esophagus/stomach surgery
  • Gallbladder removal
  • Hemorrhoid procedures
  • Hernia repair
  • Lung/chest surgery
  • Skin surgery
  • Thyroid/parathyroid surgery
  • Trauma surgery
  • Much more!

How are surgeries performed?

Our surgeons are highly trained in everything from minor procedures to complex open surgeries. When feasible and safe to do so, we like surgeries to be as minimally invasive as possible. Benefits to patients include shorter hospital stays, less risk of infection and quicker return to normal activities. You and your surgeon will discuss the best option for you.

How can I make an appointment?

  • While a referral is not required, we encourage you to verify coverage with your insurance company before making an appointment.
  • To make an appointment, call CentraCare – River Campus Clinic Surgery directly at 320-252-3342. Or ask your doctor for a referral.
  • This St. Cloud office can schedule your appointments at any of our locations.

How can I get ready for surgery?

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

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