Today, more than ever, being faced with the prospect of a surgery or an outpatient procedure requires certain assurances. Not only do you want the best and safest procedure possible, you want to feel comfortable with the care you’ll receive during your stay at Decatur County Memorial Hospital.

Quality Surgical Procedures

Quality surgical and outpatient procedures are commonplace at DCMH and the unit consistently receives high patient satisfaction comments.

Many people are not familiar with the breadth and depth of services offered locally. Our surgery department features skilled physicians and staff that perform several innovative procedures with complex equipment. This equipment utilizes advanced medical technology, such as state-of-the-art lasers and cameras. Specialists and general surgeons perform a variety of inpatient and outpatient surgeries on a daily basis at DCMH, including gynecological, urological, pediatric, vascular, ophthalmic, otolaryngologic and general procedures. Some of the specific surgeries and procedures include:


  • Knee/shoulder arthroscopy
  • Total joint replacement
  • Sinus surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Hernia repair (open, laparoscopic)
  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
  • Tonsillectomy; bilateral tube
  • Cataracts
  • Hysterectomy
  • Thermal ablation
  • Thyroidectomy


  • Colonoscopy
  • EGD
  • Pain management

When it comes time to face the prospect of a surgery or procedure, consider Decatur County Memorial Hospital. At DCMH, satisfied patients experience the comfort of our facility. Our staff receive comments remarking their attentiveness and caring nature. All within a close proximity, you can have peace of mind before your procedure.