Surgery Center

Owatonna Hospital's comprehensive surgical services team, which includes surgeons, registered nurses, surgical technologists, registered nurse anesthetists and an array of support staff, is here for you, close to home. Their expertise, skill and compassion, provide our patients with the highest quality surgical care available.

More than 5,000 surgical procedures are performed each year at Owatonna Hospital, including both inpatient and outpatient (same day) surgeries.

Our four 600-square feet operating rooms (ORs) are equipped with the latest surgical technology, offering patients the confidence and comfort they need when facing a surgical procedure.

In addition, our new ambulatory surgery center features 18,110 square feet, private, prep/recovery rooms, two endoscopy rooms and a dedicated laser eye room.

Types of surgeries performed

  • endoscopic (colonoscopy, upper endoscopy)
  • gallbladder
  • gastric
  • general surgery
  • hernia repair
  • hip replacements
  • knee replacements
  • obstetrics/gynecology
  • ophthalmology (laser)
  • oral
  • orthopedics
  • ear, nose and throat
  • plastic & reconstructive
  • podiatry
  • tonsils and adenoids
  • urology services
  • varicose veins

What You Need to Know About Surgery

Surgical services imageThis manual can help ease your mind about having an operation by letting you know what to expect before surgery and after surgery. Learn more.

Making surgery comfortable


Kim Olson with her granddaughter. Kim had surgery at Owatonna Hospital and was comforted by the 3M Bair Paws gown, which allows patients to adjust the temperature to a level that's right for them. Read more about Kim's experience.

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