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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 the Same Day Surgery.

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

The PAT (pre-op) process:

  • 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

(this isn't an exhaustive list)

Dental (SEARHC)

Dr. Hort and Dr. Sanzone 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

Dr. Ben Miller and Dr. Jennifer Schmidt 907.796.8700

Dr. David Miller 907.586.4126

  • Breast procedures
  • Diagnostic and exploratory laparotomy
  • Appendectomy
  • Hernia repairs
  • Gallbladder removal
  • Nissen fundoplication
  • Mass removal
  • And more


Dr. Newbury, Dr. Wagoner, and Dr. Knapp 907.586.2202

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


Dr. Harrah and Dr. Schwarting 907.364.2663

Dr. Hightower 907.444.5501

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


Dr. Moxley 907.789.0405

  • Bunionectomy
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Hammertoes
  • And more


Dr. Saltzman 907.500.9920

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

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.