Surgery Program

Lamont Health Care Centre has 2 operating rooms where more than 2400 surgeries per year are performed. Surgical Inpatient and Day Surgery services available are ophthalmology, general surgery, endoscopy, gynecology, ENT and podiatric surgery.

Ophthalmology Surgery includes removal of Cataracts with Intraocular lens implants.
Appointments by referral only.
Information about these services can be obtained by contacting the respective offices of:
Dr. Harris: 780-464-1221
Dr. Kutzner: 780-429-3937
Dr. J. Heston

General Surgery procedures include hernia repairs, gall bladder surgery, carpal tunnel release, etc. Endoscopy services which include esophago-gastro-duodenoscopy/colonoscopy/sigmoidoscopy are offered.
Appointments by referral only.
Information about these services can be obtained by contacting the respective offices of:
Dr. Jutta: 780-589-3989    www.rosscreekmedical.net
Dr. Farooq: 780-998-9400

ENT (Ears, Nose and Throat) includes removal of tonsils and nasal surgery.
Appointments by referral only
Dr. Velmurugiah: 780-589-3989  www.rosscreekmedical.net

Podiatric Surgery including foot and ankle procedures:
Appointments by referral only
Dr. Ravji

Services that support the Surgical Program

  • A surgical scheduling program is utilized to coordinate surgical care.
  • Day Surgery services are those where the individual enters the hospital, has the surgery and goes home the same day.
  • Pre-Admission Clinics are used to prepare the individual for surgery.

Referral Needed

Referral letters/forms are sent to the Specialists office and the initial appointment is made from that office with the client.

Wait Time

All surgeries are placed on the Waitlist by Site surgery schedulers and as dates become available patients are contacted, taken off the list and placed on the surgical list. If patient refused this date they are placed back on the list with notations made in the program regarding reasons. Wait periods reflect Surgeon and Operating room availability.

Information about the suite of surgical services which are offered can be obtained by calling the Nursing Care Co-ordinator of the CSR/OR at the Lamont Health Care Centre 780-895-2211.