Surgeons in the division have some appointments available for elective surgery.
Appointments depend on the patient's condition. In some instances, the initial appointment will be directly with the surgeon. In other cases, the surgeon will choose to have your care managed by a medical specialist, in order to get a more comprehensive assessment of your situation. In such cases, the surgeon will see you as one of many specialists involved in your care.
To schedule an appointment with a general surgeon, call 507-538-3898 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Past operative notes – Copies of operative notes from previous operations for your condition.
Imaging studies – CT scans, ultrasounds, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), X-rays and other imaging studies performed by the local physician. These could come in the form of originals, copies or a CD-ROM.