Surgical Services

Jackson County Regional Health Center offers a variety of surgical services. Our general surgeons perform outpatient/same day surgical procedures.

The General Surgery Clinic is open Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for an appointment call, 563-652-7705. Our surgeons are: David Aanestad, M.D., Robert Harson, M.D. and K. John Hartman, M.D.

Dubuque Iowa Surgeons will be providing clinic on every other Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. To schedule an appointment, please call 563-557-7000. Fax number is 563-589-4050. The surgeons are: Keith Shaw, M.D., David Oppert, M.D. and Jacob Wagner, M.D.


Some same day or outpatient procedures include:

  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (gallbladder)
  • Laparoscpic Hernia Repair
  • Hernia Repair
  • Biopsies
  • IV Access Port Insertions/removal
  • Appendectomy
  • Debridement/Wound Management
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Hemorrhoid Rubber Banding
  • Excision Skin Cancers/Wide Excisions
  • Breast Biopsy/Breast Lump Evaluation
  • Colonoscopy/Sigmoidoscopy
  • Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy with Dilation
  • Sebaceous Cyst/Lipoma Removal
  • Feeding Tube Placement
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Pilonidal Cyst Excision
Gatrointestinal endoscopy (colonoscopies, gastroscopies) are offered through the services of our general surgeons and family practice physicians.


  • Cystoscopy
  • Circumcision
  • Prostate biopsy


  • Cataract with implant
  • Eyelid surgery
  • Blepharoplasty - Temporal artery Biopsy


  • Carpal tunnel repair
  • Ganglion cyst removal
  • Trigger finger release
  • Ulnar nerve surgery
  • Knee Arthroscopies

ENT (Ear, Nose and Throat)

  • Adenoidectomy
  • Lesion removal
  • Myringotomy with tubes
  • Tonsillectomy


  • closed reductions (metatarsals)
  • excision of plantar fibromatosis
  • foreign body removal –forefoot
  • soft tissue tumors-foot, not including ankle
  • closed reduction (digital)
  • plantar lesion-skin
  • Incision and drainage of superficial abscess
  • Subungual exostosectomy
  • Onychoplasty
  • Avulsion of toenails
  • Excision of verrucae
  • Curettage of verrucae
  • fulguration of verrucae