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Surgical Services

Our surgical teams work together, using the latest technology and modern facilities to provide excellent care close to home. These highly trained and experienced surgeons represent a wide range of specialties, so ask your doctor about receiving your surgical care from our team at St. Joseph's Hospital Breese.

No need to travel to find world-class surgeons – some of the region’s best are close to home at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese. Medical surgical services offered here include elite general surgery, cardiology and neurology. We’re proud to provide elite care in a neighborhood setting.

What types of surgery are performed at St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese?

Surgeons at St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese perform many types of general surgery procedures. Specialists also provide surgery in the areas of cardiology, neurology, ophthalmology, orthopedics,  and hand surgery.

Do you perform inpatient or outpatient surgery?

Both inpatient and outpatient surgery are offered at St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese, depending on what the physician determines is best for the patient’s unique needs and symptoms. Our state-of-the-art Outpatient Center has 22 private rooms and provides a range of support services including laboratory blood draws and easily accessible surgical entry.

Who will care for me?

Our surgical staff includes experienced, board certified medical professionals. Among our staff are: Renato B. Rivera, MD, Timothy Ruff, MD, Jose Diaz, MD, FACS and Ulunna Macbean, MD.

Where will I have my surgical rehabilitation?

St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese offers a complete surgical rehabilitation program integrating physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy and other services for those requiring follow-up programs to ensure maximum recovery.

For more information about St. Joseph's Hospital’s surgical services, call (618) 526-5414.