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Surgical Services

Surgical Services at Bartlett Regional Hospital includes the operating room, central processing, the Post-Anesthesia Care Unit, anesthesia services, pre-admission testing (PAT), and Same Day Surgery.

While the majority of patients are discharged on the same day, some require an overnight stay.

The PAT (pre-op) process

  • Call 907-796-8954 for your arrival time the day before surgery, between 4:30 and 6:00 pm (call Friday for Monday surgery). Please disregard the time stated in the Patient Portal.
  • The surgeons office will send a request for procedure to the OR scheduler who will in turn, schedule the case.
  • PAT is notified and will schedule most patients as a phone interview and those who are not, will have a walk-in appointment.
  • The PAT nurse will ask a series of health history questions, provide instructions for date of service, and discuss any questions and concerns you may have.
  • Your preoperative evaluation may include surgeon ordered labs, imaging, and EKG. You and your PAT nurse will discuss this.
  • Your visit to Bartlett starts at the registration (PAS) office on the main floor. The patient access representative will verify insurance and ID and put a wristband on you. You will check in with PAS for your PAT and the day of procedure.

Surgeons and Procedures Performed

Dental (SEARHC)

Dr. Hort, Dr. Sanzone, and Dr. Reeves 907.463.4035

Ear, Nose, Throat

Dr. Raster 907.790.4047

Endoscopy: EGD/Colonoscopy

Dr. Ben Miller and Dr. Jennifer Schmidt 907.796.8700

Dr. David Miller 907.586.4126

Dr. Kim and Dr. Roth 907.586.2434

General Surgery Procedures

  • Breast diagnostic procedures
  • Diagnostic exploratory laparotomy
  • Appendectomy
  • Hernia repairs
  • Gallbladder removal
  • Nissen Fundoplication
  • Mass removal
  • Colonoscopy/EGD
  • Colon Resection
  • Liver Biopsy

Bartlett Surgery and Specialty Clinic

Dr. Ben Miller, Dr. Jennifer Schmidt, and Dr. Pam Gruchacz 907.796.8700

Alaska Minimally Invasive Surgery Center

Dr. David Miller 907.586.4126

Gynecological/Obstetrics

  • D&C, Hysteroscopy
  • Hysterectomy
  • Thermal ablation
  • Tubiligation
  • And more

Juneau Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Newbury and Dr. Knapp 907.586.2202

Orthopedic

  • Arthroscopy of knee, ankle, and shoulder
  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Fracture management
  • Total joint replacement (hip, knee)
  • Bunionectomy
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Hammertoes
  • And more

Juneau Bone and Joint Center

Dr. Harrah, Dr. Schwarting, Dr. Schellack and Dr. Garcia 907.364.2663

Enhance Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Hightower 907.444.5501

Podiatry

  • Bunionectomy
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Hammertoes
  • And more

Juneau Foot and Ankle

Dr. Moxley 907.789.0405

Urology

  • Cystoscopy
  • Laser lithotripsy (stone extraction)
  • Shockwave lithotripsy (stone extraction)
  • Prostate procedures
  • Bladder procedures

Southeast Urology

Dr. Saltzman 907.500.9920

Specialized Emergent Care

Cardiovascular and neurosurgical interventions are referred to a larger medical center unless a life-threatening condition requires immediate attention prior to medevac.

Bartlett Regional Hospital works in conjunction with Life Center Northwest for the procurement of organs and tissues. In accordance with Alaska state law and hospital policy, all patients are provided with a routine donor consent form upon admission.