Surgical Services

Surgical Services

Generally, everyone wants to avoid surgery. However, if you or a family member needs a surgical procedure, you can feel confident the surgical staff at Culbertson Memorial Hospital provides a caring, knowledgeable environment.  Withan updated Surgical Services Department, the patient rooms are more private and spacious and the Surgery Department has a dedicated nurses’ station.

Culbertson’s Surgical Services Department is comprised of skilled and experienced professionals who are committed to providing the highest quality of care to the surrounding communities. Working with consulting and staff surgeons, Culbertson offers surgical services Monday-Friday, with most patients going home the same day. We offer Endoscopic, Laparoscopic, Ophthalmology and General Surgical Procedures, and are working to expand our services for our community.

General Surgery Outpatient Clinic Available Every Thursday

In partnership with Springfield Clinic Jacksonville, Dr. Michael Fenner holds a General Surgery Outpatient Clinic at Culbertson Memorial Hospital. This clinic ensures patients have more convenient access to high-quality surgical services. The clinic also means improved continuity of care, with easier access to surgeons before and/or after surgeries or hospitalizations, as well as enhanced communication with local primary care providers.

Dr. Fenner is a graduate of Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis. He completed his residency in General Surgery at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield, IL and is board certified in General Surgery.

The Outpatient Surgical Clinic offers general surgical services, including evaluation and treatment of breast disease; colon and rectal disease, along with cancer screening procedures (colonoscopies); gastrointestinal disorders like heartburn, reflux, esophageal dysmotility, EGD; abdominal surgery; acute care surgery; skin and soft tissue disorders; vascular access; upper endoscopies; gallbladder and hernia operations; as well as many other minor surgical procedures.

Surgical consultations and appointments are available in Outpatient Clinic II (West Wing). Call our Surgical Services Department, at 217-322-4321, ext. 5293 to schedule an appointment.