General Surgery

Our surgeons are highly trained, board-certified and provide 24/7/365 surgical coverage.

Whether your surgery is emergent or scheduled, expert surgery is close to home, close to family and close to your primary care physician. Our surgeons are committed to providing excellent patient care and are champions of enhancing the overall patient experience.

Our skilled surgeons believe that the single most important thing they can do for a patient is to make the possibility of having surgery less scary and anxiety-provoking. Our surgeons know that each patient has their own unique personality, history, level of anxiety and expectations, so they will answer every question to ensure understanding of the procedure being performed.

Meet Our Surgeons

Dr. Jennifer McLellan, MD, FACS

Dr. Jennifer McLellan, MD, FACS

“Here for you to listen and ensure you understand your diagnosis and options for treatment. Together we will decide what is best for YOU.”

  • Expertise in laparoscopic and open abdominal surgery, as well as endoscopy, colonoscopy, C-sections and D&Cs
  • Additional certifications in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Advanced Trauma Life Support, and Basic Life Support
  • Trained as a console surgeon on the Da Vinci Si robotic platform


Medical Education: MD: University of Colorado
Residency: General Surgery, Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners, Grand Rapids, MI
Fellowship: Minimally Invasive Surgery, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA
Board Certification: American Board of Surgery

Personal Interests

As a native of Colorado and full-time resident of Estes Park, I enjoy hiking, especially with my family and two rescue dogs, Omi and Bee.

Dr. Scott Woodward, MD

Dr. Scott Woodard, MD

“Estes Park has been my home for decades, and I will help you through the surgery process as my neighbor and friend.”

  • Expertise in laparoscopic and open abdominal surgery, as well as hernia repair
  • Served as hospital’s chief of staff from 2005-2006
  • Directs and practices in the wound-care clinic at Estes Park Health


Medical Education: MD: University of Nebraska
Residency: General Surgery New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York
Board Certification: American Board of Surgery
Fellow: American College of Surgeons Certified in Advanced Trauma Life Support and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support

Personal Interests

Hiking, fishing, hunting, rafting and skiing, and most of all, entertaining my grandkids.

Drs. McLellan and Woodard work as a team to provide excellent surgical care for our Estes community. They’ll offer a variety of services including, but not limited, to:

  • Cholecystectomy
  • Appendectomy
  • Hernia surgery
  • Certain breast surgeries
  • Power port insertion/removal
  • Hemorrhoid surgery
  • Laparoscopic colon resection for cancer or diverticulitis
  • Surgery for small bowel obstruction
  • Paracentesis/thoracentesis
  • Skin lesion/cancer biopsies and excision
  • Lymph node biopsies/excision
  • Lipomas, sebaceous cysts, abscess, hematoma
  • Colonoscopy (screening and diagnostic) and upper endoscopy
  • Trauma evaluation, chest tubes, and surgery if indicated
  • Wound care through the EPH Wound Care Clinic

Call 970-586-2200 for additional information.