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Surgical Services

Number: 719-846-8067

The Surgical Services Team provides both inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures. State-of-the-art techniques and technology allow our surgical team to provide the highest quality care to our patients.

Mt. San Rafael Hospital has two surgical suites, a dual bed recovery room, and endoscopy suite which are staffed by a team of highly skilled surgical personnel. Our physician team includes, along with the procedures available:

Andrea Doeden, MD - Gynecology

Abdominal Hysterectomy-Total/Partial
D & C-Dilation and Curettage
Endometrial Ablation
Gynecologic Laparoscopy
Laparoscopic Tubal Ligation
LASH-Laparoscopic Assisted Supracervical Hysterectomy
LAVH-Laparoscopic Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy
LEEP-Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure
Pelvic Organ Prolapsed Surgery
Vaginal Hysterectomy

Damian Mizera, MD - Orthopaedics

Outpatient visiting specialists providing procedures in the operating room at Mt. San Rafael Hospital:

Matthew Chang, MD - Ophthalmology

Cataract Removal
LPI-Laser Peripheral Iridotomy
Yag-Yag Laser Capsulectomy

Esperanza Salazar, MD - Otolaryngology (ENT)

Bilateral Myringotomy

Christopher Poland, CRNA - Interventional Pain Therapy

Coolief* Cooled Radiofrequency Treatment
Epidural Steroid Injection
Facet Injection
Hip Injection
Lumbar Esi-Epidural Steroid Injection
Selective Nerve Root Injection
SI Joint
Trigger Finger Injection

Peak Gastroenterology Associates


We have partnered with Peak Gastroenterology Associates from Colorado Springs to provide scope services such as colonoscopy and endoscopy for the benefit of our patients. This partnership allows us to provide dedicated specialists providing these services on a regular basis; ensuring greater access and high quality care locally for scope procedures. For more information about Peak Gastroenterology Associates or to schedule an appointment locally, please contact our surgical clinic at (719) 845-3170.

Rocky Mountain Eye Center - Nathan R. Stevens, DO

Cataract Removal

We have partnered with Rocky Mountain Eye Center and Nathan R. Stevens, DO, to provide additional cataract eye surgery services for the benefit of our patients and their families. This partnership serves as another means for patients to receive care locally, in addition to the services already provided by Matthew Chang, MD. For more information about Dr. Nathan Stevens or to
make an appointment regarding care, please contact Rocky Mountain Eye Center at (719) 846-9236.