Ringgold County Hospital has two surgical suites—one for major surgical procedures and one for minor surgical procedures. Our surgeons specialize in general, laparoscopic, gynecologic, podiatric and ear, nose, and throat surgery. RCH also offers orthopedic surgery including knee and hip replacement, knee and shoulder arthroscopy, fracture management and trauma care. The RCH surgery team performs many procedures as well, including screening endoscopies and biopsies.
The surgery department is staffed by an experienced group of nurses who assist our surgeons with many procedures. Many of our staff hold specialized certifications including Certified Surgical Technologists and Certified Operating Room Registered Nurses that demonstrate our knowledge and skills that denote competency in the specialized field of perioperative nursing. All staff nurses are certified in advanced cardiac life support and hold trauma nursing core course certification as well.
Recent Upgrades Bring the Power of Healthcare Close to Home
At RCH, we take pride in maintaining the same standards and quality of care that you would find at any larger hospital. Our newly built surgical suites are well-equipped with state-of-the-art technology offering our patients the convenience of quality healthcare close to home.
Anesthesia care is provided by Melissa Friedrich, CRNA,