Surgery & Post-Op Healing Close to Home

Sharon is finally considering having gallbladder surgery after years of gallstone pain. Kevin wants to get back to pain-free skiing, so he’s decided that a recommended knee replacement will happen this year. Both can get these routine surgeries done with care and expertise right here in their community.

From total hip replacements to hernias to cataracts, Estes Park Health Surgical Services successfully conducts hundreds of surgeries each year.  In fact, an article in U.S. News & World Report finds community hospitals are the ideal place for routine surgeries, keeping patients closer to the support of family and friends.

With Estes Park Health Surgical Services, you enjoy:

  • Same-day consultations
  • Quick scheduling of surgeries
  • Minimally invasive surgical techniques whenever possible
  • One-on-one care with your surgeon
  • Dedicated nursing unit
  • Continuum of care right here on campus, including Transitional/Swing Bed and Rehabilitation Services


Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

  • Total joint replacement of hips, knees, and shoulders
  • Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair
  • Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) repairs
  • Trauma fracture repairs

General Surgery including gallbladder, hernia, bowel, appendix and more

Gynecological procedures

  • Bladder suspensions and female incontinence procedures
  • Laparoscopic and hysteroscopy procedures
  • Vaginal and Laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomies, designed to be less invasive and result in a quicker recovery than abdominal hysterectomy

Obstetrics and C-sections

Cataract surgery

Gastrointestinal Procedures

  • Colonoscopies
  • EGD - esophagogastroduodenoscopy

Pain Management