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Surgery and Anesthesia

Floyd Valley Hospital has two general surgeons and an orthopaedic surgeon on staff. All surgeons are board certified. There is a full-time nurse anesthetist on staff.

General Surgery

Dr Cao

Jian-zhe Cao, M.D.

  • Undergrad Degree from the University of Colorado in Boulder, CO
  • Masters Degree in Medical Science from Boston University School of Medicine in Boston, MA
  • Medical Degree from the University of Colorado at Denver and
  • Health Sciences Center in Denver, Colorado
  • General Surgery Resident at Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital in Denver, Colorado
  • Joined Floyd Valley Hospital 2012
  • If you are seeing Dr. Cao, please print these forms, fill out and bring with you to your appointment. Thank you!

Dr NaqviShahid I. Naqvi, M.D.

  • Certified by the American Board of Surgery
  • Undergraduate Degree from the D. J. Sindh Government Science College in Karachi, Pakistan
  • Medical Degree from Dow Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan
  • General Surgery internship and residency completed at St. Agnes Hospital in Baltimore, MD
  • Joined the Floyd Valley Hospital Medical Staff in 2004
  • Joined Floyd Valley Hospital in 2005
  • If you are seeing Dr. Naqvi, please print these forms, fill out and bring with you to your appointment. Thank you!

Dr StelzerMark E. Stelzer, M.D.

  • Undergraduate degree from the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, NE
  • Medical Degree from the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, NE
  • General Surgery internship and residency completed at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, OH
  • Joined Floyd Valley Hospital's Medical Staff in 1982
  • If you are seeing Dr. Stelzer, please print these
    forms, fill out and bring with you to your appointment. Thank you!

Orthopaedic Surgery

Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr StrittholtJay T. Strittholt, M.D.

  • Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Undergraduate and Medical Degrees received from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN
  • Orthopaedic internship and residency completed at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, TN
  • Joined the Floyd Valley Hospital Medical Staff in 2004
  • Joined Floyd Valley Hospital in 2006
  • If you are seeing Dr. Strittholt, please print these forms, fill out and bring with you to your appointment. Thank you!

Other surgeries

Many specialists provide surgical services at Floyd Valley Hospital as well including:

    Contact Information

    Surgery Department
    Floyd Valley Hospital
    714 Lincoln Street NE
    Le Mars, IA 51031
    712-546-3332 or 800-642-6074 x332