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Our surgical services operating suite is located on the first floor of the hospital and consists of five operating rooms, a Post-Acute Care Unit (PACU), our Outpatient Surgery Department, an Endoscopy Suite, and the Pre-Admission Testing area.

Our Patient Population
The patient population served by the Surgical Services Department consists of newborn, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients requiring or seeking surgical intervention to maintain or restore an optimum level of wellness. In order to provide you with an excellent surgical experience, our staff will perform a pre-operative assessment. This may be done prior to or the day of your surgery. Review our Tips for Surgical Patients.

Surgeries Performed at Scotland Memorial
Below you will find a list of both general surgeries and specialized procedures performed by the many excellent surgeons affiliated with Scotland Health Care System.

General Surgeries:

  • Skin grafts and cancer biopsies
  • Breast surgery
  • Stomach procedures
  • Gallbladder removal
  • Pancreatic procedures
  • Bowel procedures
  • Vericose vein surgery & injections
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Stereotactic breast biopsies
  • Pilonidal cyst
  • Colorectal procedures
  • Appendix removal
  • Hernia repairs
  • Fistula repairs
  • Spleen removal
  • Thyroid resection, removal
  • Hemorrhoid removal
  • Liver biopsy

Specialized Surgeries

  • Ear, Nose, Throat (ENT)
    • Mark LaVigne, M.D.
  • General Surgeries
    • Paula Chang, M.D.
    • Chi-Dai Chen, M.D.
    • Stephen Lanuti, M.D.
    • Brian Parkes, M.D.
    • Leslie Salloum, M.D.
  • Obstetrical and Gynecological
    • Samuel Cummings, M.D.
    • Harvey Kohn, M.D.
    • Linda Mitchell-Frye, M.D.                
    • Patricia Middleton, M.D.
    • Jerome Ponder, M.D.
  • Ophthalmic
    • Kurt Jute, D.O.
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Richard Alexander, M.D.
    • Ralph Carter, III, M.D.
    • Paul Rush, M.D.
    • John Smid, M.D.
  • Podiatric Surgery
    • Austin Matthews, D.P.M
    • Patrick Ricotta, D.P.M.
  • Thoracic
  • Urological Surgery
    • C. Rodney Lenahan, M.D.
    • Patrick S. McDonough, M.D.

    • Bernard Stanfield, II M.D.
  • Vascular Surgery
    • Clinton Atkinson, M.D.

Contact Us
We want to ensure your surgical experience exceeds your expectations. If we have not been achieved this goal, please contact Kim Mintz, BSN, RN, Director of Surgical Services at (910) 291-7714, or by email.