Surgical Services

Putnam General Hospital Surgical Services had a 0% hospital acquired infection rate in 2012. No one who had a surgery here at PGH had an infection of any kind from surgery. Putnam General Surgical Services are reflective of the organization's commitment to remaining at the forefront of patient care and technology.

Putnam General is a state-of-the-art facility offering minimally invasive surgeries with improved outcomes, less chance of infection and faster recovery.

Outpatient/Same Day Surgery

Surgeries take place in our Outpatient Surgery Suite, which provides fast, convenient surgical care for patients who do not require overnight stay. With modern advancements and less invasive procedures, the recovery period for many surgeries has been dramatically reduced. Putnam General surgeries are performed by highly qualified personnel, using modern fully equipped surgical equipment. In addition, you have the added security of knowing all other hospital services are available if needed during your surgical stay.

There is no longer a need to travel out of town for your surgical procedures. The staff at Putnam General Hospital strives to offer our community the very best in health care, close to home.

We specialize in the following areas of surgery:

  • Facial Plastics
  • Endoscopy and Colonoscopy
  • Urology
  • Ophthalmology
  • General Surgery including, but not limited to:
         - Hernia repair
         - Gallbladder removal
         - Removal of breast lumps, skin lesions, and skin cysts
         - Appendix removal