Surgical Services

Surgical services are offered at all of our hospital locations. Major surgery can be provided at Genesis Medical Center, Davenport with the convenience of the pre-admission and follow-up services at GMC, DeWitt, Silvis or Aledo.

To accommodate the growing number of outpatient and elective surgeries, outpatient Outpatient Care Centers located in Davenport and Silvis, provides many patients the benefits of state-of-the-art surgery with same-day convenience and cost-effectiveness. Outpatient surgery is also available at Genesis Medical Center, DeWitt and Aledo.


Surgical Services at Genesis Medical Center, Davenport

Inpatient Surgical Unit

The inpatient Surgical Unit (East Rusholme Street) nursing staff provides 24-hour acute care to surgical patients and their families. Selected areas of concern for the nurses include patient assistance with medication, hygiene, safety, mobility, nutrition, wound management and discharge planning.

Outpatient Care Center

The continuum of care at Genesis extends into our Outpatient Care Center (West Central Park). With over 30 private rooms and several recliner areas, the Center handles the pre- and post-operative surgical patients' needs for short stays, with emphasis on patient and family education and discharge planning.

Treatment and diagnostic procedures are provided for the following:

  • myelograms
  • lumbar punctures
  • diagnostic testing
  • intravenous medications
  • blood transfusions
  • biopsies
  • angiograms

Care is provided for endoscopy patients with gastrointestinal and pulmonary conditions.

The Outpatient Care Center treats patients undergoing surgery in the areas of

  • orthopedics
  • ophthalmology and eyes/ears/nose and throat
  • plastic surgery
  • gynecological
  • urological
  • general surgery


Surgical Services at Genesis Medical Center, DeWitt

A surgical suite is available for inpatient and outpatient surgical services allowing area residents the convenience of staying close to home for their outpatient and short-stay surgical procedures. Experienced surgeons from Genesis, Davenport and from Cedar Rapids perform surgery in Dewitt.

Surgeries include, but are not limited to:

  • General Surgeries (hernias, gynecology, gall bladder and intestinal tract, breast diseases and endocrine glands)
  • Orthopaedic procedures (knee and shoulder arthoscopy, carpal tunnel, hardware removal and ganglion cyst removal on an outpatient basis)
  • Gastroenterology (upper and lower endoscopy - upper EGD, colonoscopy)
  • Ophthalmologic (cataract surgery) surgeons work directly with local optometrists so diagnosis, surgery, and post-surgical care are provided close to home.
  • Podiatry

Major surgery can be provided at Genesis Medical Center, Davenport with the convenience of the pre-admission and follow-up services at GMC, DeWitt.


Surgical Services at Genesis Medical Center, Silvis

Silvis's Surgical Services Department features multiple operating rooms, designed to support today's advanced surgical technology. Specialized equipment for vascular and orthopedic procedures (including total joint replacement), as well as eye surgery is available. The hospital has sophisticated video endoscopy equipment in its gastrointestinal suite. Cardiac catheterization procedures are also available.

A growing number of surgical procedures at Genesis Medical Center, Silvis are being performed on an outpatient basis.

Advances in surgical techniques now offer many patients the combined benefits of state-of-the-art surgical care with same-day convenience and cost effectiveness.

Genesis Medical Center, Silvis also offers specialized Day Surgery services. A nursing staff knowledgeable in ambulatory procedures coordinates pre-procedure instructions and provides post-op teaching to patients and family members.


Surgical Services at Genesis Medical Center, Aledo

The surgical department at Genesis Medical Center, Aledo offers a broad range of surgical services, utilizing area surgeons.

Common surgeries:

  • Gall Bladder Removal
  • Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic

Other surgical and procedure services:

  • Colonoscopy
  • Lumbar Epidurals
  • Upper Endoscopy

Podiatric surgeries:

  • Bunion Removal
  • Hammer Toe Correction
  • Pinched Nerve Removal
  • Soft Tissue Tumors
  • Ingrown or Fungal Toenail
  • Warts
  • Heel Spurs

If the service you are seeking is not listed above, contact Genesis Medical Center, Aledo's Surgery Department at 309-582-9100 to inquire if the service is provided at one of our other health system locations.

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