General Surgery

General surgeons perform a variety of surgical and endoscopic procedures at Sioux Center Health. Many of the surgical procedures are performed minimally invasive using advanced laparoscopic surgical techniques.

General Surgery Clinic

The clinic is located in the Family Medicine Clinic for patient convenience. This also improves communication between our general surgeons and family medicine providers so that your care is integrated.

The most common procedures performed are as follows:

Abdominal

  • Laparoscopic and open hernia surgery
  • Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colon surgery
  • Gallbladder surgery
  • Antireflux procedures
  • Appendectomy
  • Bowel obstructions
  • Diverticulitis
  • Hemorrhoid treatment

Gynecologic

  • Tubal ligation
  • Uterine ablation
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Cesarean deliveries

Musculocutaneous

  • Skin cancer, including melanoma, basal cell cancer, and squamous cell cancer, and benign and malignant subcutaneous lesions
  • Abscess drainage

Breast

  • Excisional breast biopsy
  • Lumpectomy for benign or malignant breast lesions
  • Mastectomy
  • Lymph node biopsy and dissection

Diagnostic Procedures

In addition to their surgical offering, our general surgeons are also highly-trained in endoscopic medicine and perform all of the colonoscopy and EGD procedures.

Contact Information

Sioux Center Health: (712) 722-1271
Scheduling: (712) 722-8134

Surgery Services

Providers

Nicholas Mouw,
MD

Specialty:
General Surgery

Shahid Naqvi,
MD

Specialty:
General Surgery

Michael Tadlock, CRNA

Specialty:
Anesthesia

Laura Real,
CRNA

Specialty:
Anesthesia