Surgical Excellence - Close to Home

Munson Healthcare’s surgical services team performs advanced, specialized surgical procedures in state-of-the-art facilities throughout northern Michigan. Whether it is an elective procedure or emergency surgery, our highly trained and experienced surgeons, care team, and leading-edge technology help ensure safe, quality care.

You can also expect personal attention before, during, and after surgery — all from the health system that is close to home and part of your community.

Across Munson Healthcare, our team of highly trained and skilled board-certified surgeons perform thousands of surgeries every year. Meet our surgery team and learn about their training.

Leading-Edge Technology

To support our surgical expertise, Munson Healthcare invests in leading-edge technology. In many cases, we are the only health system in northern Michigan to offer such advanced capabilities.

That means our surgeons often can perform minimally invasive procedures, with smaller incisions, lower risk, and faster recovery for you. Learn more about our advanced technology.

Comprehensive Surgical Services

With a broad range of general and specialty surgical care available across northern Michigan, our Munson Healthcare team provides expert care from routine surgical procedures to the more complex techniques. Our surgeons’ advanced specialized training and board certifications mean you don’t need to travel far from home to benefit from the most advanced technology and receive the highest quality surgical care in the region.

Broad Range of Surgical Specialties

Across our system of care, we offer a broad range of surgical specialties. Many procedures are performed on an outpatient basis, which means you do not need to stay overnight in the hospital. For any surgical need, our team provides the expert surgical care you need, including:

Cardiothoracic Surgery

This includes procedures that involve the heart, lungs, esophagus, and other organs in the chest.

Available at Munson Medical Center.

Colon and Rectal Surgery

Procedures often treat cancers of the colon, rectum, and anus. In addition, we treat inflammatory bowel disease, anal fissures, bowel obstructions, and many other conditions.

Available at Cadillac Hospital, Charlevoix Hospital, Manistee Hospital, and Munson Medical Center.

Dermatology

Dermatologic or skin surgery is commonly performed on an outpatient basis, and is most often used to remove cancerous lesions or growths.

Available at Manistee Hospital and Munson Medical Center.

ENT/Otolaryngology

These include surgical procedures inside the ears, nose, throat, and sinuses. They are most often performed to improve breathing, speaking, hearing, sleep apnea, swallowing, and many other conditions.

Available at Cadillac Hospital, Charlevoix Hospital, Manistee Hospital, and Munson Medical Center.

General Surgery

Common problems treated by our general surgeons include hernias, tumors, gallstones, appendicitis, bowel obstructions, colon inflammations, and cancers.

Available at Cadillac Hospital, Charlevoix Hospital, Grayling Hospital, Kalkaska Memorial Health Center, Manistee Hospital, and Munson Medical Center.

Gynecology

Gynecologic surgeons specialize in conditions affecting the female reproductive organs and pregnancy, such as cesarean section, endometriosis, hysterectomy, incontinence, bladder suspension, and pelvic injuries.

Available at Cadillac Hospital, Charlevoix Hospital, Kalkaska Memorial Health Center, Manistee Hospital, and Munson Medical Center.

Gynecologic Oncology

Surgical specialists diagnose and treat cancers of the female reproductive organs, including cervical cancer, ovarian cancer, uterine cancer, vaginal cancer, and vulvar cancer.

Available at Munson Medical Center.

Hand Surgery

Our fellowship-trained hand surgeons specialize in complex cases related to the hand, wrist, and forearm — including severe trauma. Their expertise includes micro-neurovascular repair.

Available at Cadillac Hospital, Charlevoix Hospital, Grayling Hospital, Kalkaska Memorial Health Center, Manistee Hospital, and Munson Medical Center.

Neurosurgery

Our neurosurgeons diagnose and treat conditions of the nervous system, most often the brain and spinal cord.

Available at Charlevoix Hospital and Munson Medical Center.

Ophthalmology

Our surgeons commonly perform procedures to improve vision — such as cataract removal or corneal transplants — and also perform eyelid lifts.

Available at Cadillac Hospital, Charlevoix Hospital, Kalkaska Memorial Health Center, Manistee Hospital, Munson Medical Center, and Paul Oliver Memorial Hospital.

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

These surgical procedures treat illnesses and injuries related to the tissues of the head, neck, face, mouth, and jaws.

Available at Manistee Hospital and Munson Medical Center.

Orthopedic Oncology

We provide orthopedic surgery for patients who have been diagnosed with tumors in the bones.

Available at Grayling Hospital.

Orthopedic Surgery

Our orthopedic surgeons treat diseases and injuries to bones and muscles, including joints, ligaments, tendons, and nerves. We offer total joint replacements and other procedures to improve function and reduce pain.

Available at Cadillac Hospital, Charlevoix Hospital, Grayling Hospital Kalkaska Memorial Health Center, Manistee Hospital, and Munson Medical Center.

Plastic Surgery

We offer aesthetic procedures, as well as reconstruct facial and body tissue defects due to illness, trauma, or birth disorders.

Available at Manistee Hospital and Munson Medical Center.

Podiatry

Our surgeons use a variety of medical and surgical approaches to treat diseases, injuries, defects, and malformations of the foot and ankle.

Available at Cadillac Hospital, Kalkaska Memorial Health Center, Manistee Hospital, and Munson Medical Center.

Sports Medicine

A subspecialty of orthopedics, these surgeons focus on routine and complex sports-related injuries, including repair of tears and other trauma to the rotator cuff, shoulder, hip, meniscus, ACL, MCL, and Achilles.

Available at Cadillac Hospital, Charlevoix Hospital, Grayling Hospital, Manistee Hospital, and Munson Medical Center.

Thoracic Oncology Surgery

With a multidisciplinary thoracic team, we deliver advanced care for cancer treatment of the lungs, esophagus, or thymus.

Available at Munson Medical Center.

Trauma

Our trauma surgeons repair or stabilize sudden, serious injuries anywhere on the body, often in the Emergency Department.

Available at Cadillac Hospital, Manistee Hospital, and Munson Medical Center.

Urology

These surgical procedures treat diseases or disorders of the male reproductive organs, as well as the male and female urinary tracts. That includes the kidneys, bladder, ureters, and urethra.

Available at Cadillac Hospital, Grayling Hospital, Manistee Hospital, and Munson Medical Center.

Vascular Surgery

These surgeons specialize in any condition that affects your circulatory system that can lead to leg pain, poor kidney function, stroke, or other problems.

Available at Munson Medical Center.

Vitreoretinal Surgery

This is a subspecialty of ophthalmology in which our fellowship-trained surgeons treat diseases of the retina, including age-related macular degeneration, retinal detachment, and cancers of the eye.

Available at Munson Medical Center.

Weight Loss Surgery

We offer a range of procedures and a comprehensive approach for long-term weight reduction.

Available at Munson Medical Center.

For More Information on Munson Healthcare Surgical Services

You don’t have to travel far to find top quality surgical care. It’s right here in northern Michigan. Talk to your primary care physician for a referral to one of our surgeons near you.