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Surgery

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:

Surgeries:

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

Procedures:

  • Colonoscopy
  • EGD
  • Pain management

If you are faced with the prospect of a surgery or procedure, why wouldn’t you consider Decatur County Memorial Hospital, where satisfied patients experience the comfort of our facility every day. Frequent comments are made regarding the attentive and caring nature of the staff and how wonderful it was to not have a long commute before or after a procedure. Most importantly, they are always pleased at the outcomes of their procedure.

General Surgery

Duncan Hamilton, DO
Phone: 812-663-1105
Fax: 812-222-0798
731 N. Lincoln Street, Greensburg, IN (inside Welage Building)

Duncan Hamilton, DO is a General Surgeon who will ease your fears and guide you through any procedure, such as:

  • Colonoscopies
  • Appendectomies
  • Bowel Resection
  • Endoscopies
  • Breast Biopsies and needle localization
  • Cholecystectomies/Cholecystotomies
  • Exploratory Laparotomies
  • Hemorrhoidectomies
  • Mastectomies
  • Pilonidal cyst

Evaluation and management of chronic wounds including:

  • Debridement
  • Skin grafts
  • Incision and draining
  • Biopsies
  • Arterial and venous studies for lower extremities
  • Hyperbaric oxygen therapy management
  • Infection control
  • Compression wraps
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