Mille Lacs Health System Surgical Services offers general and specialty procedures right here at home, where professional courtesy and small-town friendly go-hand-in-hand. Experienced surgeons providing you with direct care, plus nurses and staff who treat you like family, ensures you have the best possible outcomes. 

When it’s time for surgery, know you have a choice. Get the care and treatment you deserve by having your surgery right here at Mille Lacs Health System. 

Surgical Services Department: 320-532-2460.

Good to Know

A simple thing you can do to prepare for surgery is to shower the day of your procedure with an anti-bacterial soap. This helps prevent post-op infection and ensures fewer post-op complications.

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General procedures include:

Abdominal procedures:

  • Appendectomy
  • Hernia repair
  • Colon
  • Gallbladder

Breast Surgery:

  • Biopsies
  • Mastectomy
  • Port-a-cath placement
  • Cancer surgeries

Elbow Surgery

Endoscopic Examinations:

  • Colonoscopy
  • Upper endoscopy
  • Hemorrhoid treatment


  • Tonsillectomy
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Ear tubes
  • Nasal septoplasty
  • Skin lesion removal

Hand Surgery:

  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Cyst excision
  • Trigger finger release
  • Dupuytrens release
  • Tendon repair

Knee Surgery:

  • Arthroscopy
  • ACL repair
  • Meniscal repair


  • Laparoscopy
  • Abdominal and vaginal hysterectomy
  • D&C
  • Tubal ligation
  • Bladder suspension

Pain Management


  • Hammertoe
  • Bunionectomy
  • Wound care

Shoulder Surgery:

  • Arthroscopy
  • Rotator cuff repair


  • Cystoscopy
  • Flexible cystoscopy
  • Hydrocele/hernia
  • Bladder neck suspension
  • Circumcision
  • TRUS biopsies
  • Stent placements
  • Vasectomy
  • Bladder tumor resection
  • Prostate resection