Surgical Services

Dr. Robert J. Summerer provides personalized surgical care to each and every patient. As a fully trained and qualified Doctor of Osteopathy, he emphasizes the wholeness of each patient rather than treating illness in isolation. He performs a variety of operations and procedures at the Madison Community Hospital:

General Surgery

  • Emergency/Trauma
  • Bowel Surgery
  • Stomach/Esophagus
  • Hernia Repair
  • Gallbladder
  • Appendectomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Placement of Vascular Catheters
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Breast Biopsy
  • Mastectomy
  • Splenectomy

Laparoscopic Procedures

  • Diagnostic Laparoscopy
  • Laparoscopic Tubal Ligation
  • Laparoscopic Removal of Gallbladder and Appendix
  • Ovary
  • Laparoscopic Colon Resection

Endoscopic Procedures

  • Colonoscopy
  • Gastroscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy


  • Cesarean Sections
  • Tubal Ligation
  • D & C (dilation and curettage)
  • Vaginal/Abdominal Hysterectomy
  • Dilation
  • Curettage
  • Ovarian Procedures


  • Testicular Surgery
  • Child/Adult Circumcision

Office Procedures

  • Removal of Skin Lesions/Cancers
  • Removal of Lipomas
  • Vasectomy
  • Hemorrhoid Banding
  • Complicated Laceration Repairs
  • Chest/Abdomen Fluid Drainage
  • Abscess Drainage

Robert J Summerer D.O.

Robert J. Summerer, DO, FACOS

Dr. Summerer's caring nature, sincerity, and ability to explain important health matters in terms patients can understand is reassuring to those nervous about the prospect of having surgery. Ask your local physician about a referral, or call 605-256-8790 to schedule a consultation.

Eastern Plains Surgical

Regular Office Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday
Consultations 24-hours per day.

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