Current ER Wait Time:
Loading RSS Feed
 Minutes Learn More →

Surgical Services

Crossroads Community Hospital offers general and specialized surgical procedures. Many of these procedures are available on a same-day, outpatient basis.  

Planning for surgery

As your surgery date comes closer, it’s a good idea to plan ahead. Outpatient surgeries allow you to recover in the comfort of your home but it’s helpful to think ahead and make adjustments before your surgery day.

Helpful tips:

  • Make appropriate changes to your home’s setup. If you won’t be able to climb stairs, you may want to set up a temporary bedroom on the first floor.
  • Plan to have a friend or family member drive you home from the hospital, and you may want to also consider asking someone to stay with you for the first 24 hours. After that, make a schedule of visitors so you don’t get overwhelmed.
  • Stock your kitchen with food, frozen meals and plenty of fluids so you don’t have to worry about food preparation or going to the store. Ask your physician for dietary restrictions or recommendations.
  • If you have children or are a caretaker, be sure to make other arrangements during your recovery period.

Pre-admission testing is conducted prior to each surgical procedure. Someone from our pre-admission team will contact you and explain your surgery and what pre-admission testing will be required. This may include lab work, an EKG, chest X-Ray, physical assessment and patient history. These studies are conducted to recognize and correct any abnormalities prior to surgery.

Your physician will most likely tell you not to eat or drink anything within eight hours of your procedure. You should ask about any medications you are taking. If you are sick, please tell your physician beforehand as they may want to reschedule your surgery until you feel healthy. We also ask that you refrain from wearing make-up or nail polish and put on comfortable, loose fitting clothes.


After surgery, let us know if you feel any pain or discomfort. The length of your hospital stay will depend on your ability to drink fluids, walk and urinate as well as the level of pain you are in. Before you leave, your nurse will give you a list of emergency numbers and post-surgery instructions.

Our services:

Bariatric Weight Loss Procedures – JOURNEYWEIGHTLOSS.COM
•    Gastric Bypass Surgery
•    Sleeve Gastrectomy
•    Revisions

Ear, Nose and Throat
•    Myringotomy (ear tubes)
•    Septoplasty
•    Sinus Surgey
•    Thyroidectomy
•    Tonsillectomy

•    Bronchoscopy
•    Colonoscopy
•    EGD Gastric Scope
•    Sigmoidoscopy

General Surgery
•    Abdominal Surgery, including Gallbladder Removal and Appendectomy
•    Amputations
•    Biopsies
•    Breast surgery biopsy, Lumpectomy, Mastectomy
•    Colon surgery resection
•    Hernia and Hemorrhoid repair
•    Trauma

Gynecological Surgery
•    Hysterectomy
•    Pelvic Floor Surgery
•    Tubal ligation
•    Vaginal surgery

Ophthalmology Surgery
•    Cataracts
•    Cornea Transplant
•    YAG Capsulotomy

Orthopedic Surgery
•    Arthroscopic Procedures
•    Epidural Injections
•    Knee, Hip, Shoulder, Hand, Foot, Ankle and Elbow Surgery
•    Spine Cervical and Lumbar discectomy / laminectomy / fusions
•    Sports Injuries
•    Total Joints
•    Trauma

Podiatry Surgery
•    Elective foot surgeries (bunions, hammertoe, plantar fasciitis. etc.)
•    Trauma

Urology Procedures
•    Bladder repair
•    Kidney stone removal
•    Prostate Surgery / Kidney surgery
•    Vasectomy

•    Carotid surgery
•    Central Lines
•    Dialysis shunts/grafts.



Colorectal Cancer Screening and Colonoscopy Prep Although colorectal cancer is one of the most common cancers in the United States, it often goes undetected, according to the American Cancer Society. Symptoms do not usually occur until the disease is advanced and 75%...



Does everything you eat cause pain? Pain in the upper right or upper middle of your stomach after eating is often caused by a gallbladder condition, such as gallstones. If you’re suffering from this or symptoms including nausea, vomiting, fever, yellowing of the skin...



Tired of that burning sensation in your chest -- particularly at night? Could your painful swallowing, nausea, heartburn be caused by Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)? If you experience a burning sensation in your chest, sometimes spreading to your throat, along...



You don’t have to sit still for hemorrhoids Did you know that by age 50, about half of people will experience hemorrhoids? If you’re one of them – and you’ve had enough of the burning, itching and pain – call us today. Treatment is available on an outpatient basis,...



Could your abdominal discomfort be caused by a hernia? If you experience a heavy feeling in your abdomen when you bend, pain when you lift heavy objects or a lump that enlarged when you strain and disappears when you lie down, it could be a hernia. Having it treated...