Urgent Care Hours: Saturday: 10:00am - 4:00pm

General Surgery

Surgical Services

General surgery procedures are currently being performed by Dr. Brian Gerrelts, MD.

Procedures Provided

  • Esophageal diseases (heartburn/hiatal hernia)
  • Evaluation of lung masses
  • Diagnosis and evaluation of abdominal pain
  • Ulcers
  • Hernias
  • Gallbladder disease (laparoscopic or open)
  • Appendectomy (laparoscopic or open)
  • Colorectal polyps
  • Colonoscopies
  • Diverticulitis
  • Bowel obstruction
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Colon resection
  • Comprehensive surgical colorectal cancer management
  • Evaluation of abnormal mammograms or breast lumps, breast biopsies
  • Comprehensive surgical breast cancer management (mastectomy, lumpectomy, lymph node removal).
  • For more information about BCHC General Surgery Service, use the Find A Doctor application on this website or call the Outpatient Clinic at 319-332-0950.

General Surgery Providers



Surgery Clinic,

Here For You. Trusted For Life.
  • Clinical Specialties Get specialized, one-on-one care from trusted experts that are board certified, experienced and highly trained in 20 clinical specialties.
  • Medical Services We’re here for you … for the life-enhancing to the life-saving … BCHC offers the medical services you need right here close to home.
  • Surgical Services Advanced surgical care from our team of experienced professionals using the latest in technology and treatments – all in our updated state-of-the-art surgical facilities.
  • Patient Portal Buchanan County Health Center is pleased to announce that a new patient portal, MyUnityPoint, is now available.
Skip to content