General Surgery

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

Estes Park Health can take care of your scheduled or emergent surgery needs 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 General Surgeon Dr. Jennifer McLellan

"Here for you to listen and ensure you understand everything about your surgery.”

 General surgeon, Jennifer McLellan, MD, FACS has scheduled clinic hours in the Physician Clinic and works closely with your Estes Park Health physician. Our surgeons continue our mission to be the provider of choice for high-quality care and service excellence in the Estes Valley. Call 970-586-2200 for additional information.

Dr. McLellan surgical expertise is in laparoscopic and open abdominal surgery, as well as endoscopy, c-sections and D&Cs. She performs minor procedures including sebaceous cyst, lipoma and skin lesion excision, abscess drainage, vasectomy and flexible sigmoidoscopy. She is also trained as a console surgeon on the Da Vinci Si robotic platform.

Dr. McLellan has certifications in:

  • American Board of Surgery
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support
  • Basic Life Support

From Dr. McLellan, " I was drawn to being a physician because it requires the skills that I enjoy: talking with people, teaching others and understanding scientific concepts and the working of the human body. It is important to explore my patients goals for their treatment and to align my care with those goals. I want to make sure patients understand their options, risks and benefits of each possibility."