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Surgical Services

Our surgical team is thriving under the care of Dr. David Bendorf, General Surgeon. Dr. Bendorf is extensively trained in the latest non-invasive techniques, surgical management of breast disease, colon cancer, stomach disorders, gall stones, thyroid disease, anal/rectal disease, hernias, skin lesions, endoscopy and surgical emergencies among many others. The support team providing care in the surgical unit include experienced, caring professionals prepared to meet your needs. Our specialized anesthesia professionals who put you to sleep provide 24-hour coverage as well as pain clinic services. Highly trained specialists also come to Harlan from the Omaha/Council Bluffs area and perform various outpatient procedures making your surgical care more convenient by being close to home.

Prior To Your Surgery

Click on the link to the right for your surgery instruction handbook which is a step-by-step guide for you as you prepare for surgery here at Myrtue Medical Center. This booklet covers things like where to park, eating and drinking guidelines prior to your procedure, what to expect the day of your procedure, and going home. We are committed to your health. We are available to answer any questions or handle any issues about care, treatment or services that might arise during your stay. If you have questions about your procedure, feel free to call your healthcare provider or the surgery department at 712-755-4390 and someone will assist you as quickly as possible.