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     Wagner Community Memorial Hospital – Avera is proud to offer our patients the convenience of surgery close to home. For most procedures, it is possible for you to enter the hospital in the morning, have your surgery and return to your home that afternoon.
     Preparing for surgery most often means anxiety for a patient. WCMH-Avera is staffed with caring, professional employees who will go out of their way to put you at ease. Wagner Community Memorial Hospital-Avera also have experienced surgeons from Mitchell Queen of Peace and Yankton Sacred Heart Hospital to perform your procedures. CRNAs, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist are on staff to assist with all surgical procedures needing sedation.

SAME-Day Surgical Procedures Include:

  • Abdominal surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopy
  • General surgery
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Treatment of varicose veins
  • Gallbladder surgery
  • Laparoscopic surgery


Click the link below to view the surgical tour.

Surgical Tour