Surgical Services

For more information on the General Surgery Clinic please click here .

Fort Wayne's first hospital, St. Joseph Hospital is a full-service hospital with a 140-year history of providing advanced-quality healthcare, including surgical services.

A wide variety of surgical and special procedures are performed regularly at St. Joe in one of the hospitals five ORs. From complex invasive surgeries that require a hospital stay to routine procedures and laparoscopic surgeries performed on an outpatient basis, St. Joe's team of surgeons, anesthesiologists, physician assistants, radiology technicians, pharmacists, rehabilitation therapists and nurses—some who have 30 or more years of OR and/or critical care experience—is always ready to handle all types of surgical cases. Routine, diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures are some of the most frequently performed outpatient procedures at St. Joe.

Surgeries and procedures are performed at St. Joe in the following areas:

  • Cancer
  • Cardiac
  • Colorectal
  • Dental
  • Ear, nose and throat (ENT)
  • Electroconvulsive (ECT)
  • Endoscopy
  • General
  • Gynecological
  • Orthopedic
    • Elbow arthroscopy
    • Elbow replacements
    • Fractures
    • Shoulder arthroscopy (for rotator cuff tears and dislocations)
    • Total shoulder and reverse total shoulder replacements
    • Upper extremity traumatic injuries
    • Wrist arthroscopy
  • Pain management
  • Plastic
  • Podiatric
  • Thoracic
  • Urological
  • Vascular

St. Joe also offers a burn and wound clinic and a surgery clinic. The burn and wound clinic provides follow-up treatment after surgery, while the surgery clinic offers presurgical consults as well as follow-up care.

Preregister
Click here to preregister
Complete the questionnaire, which only takes a few minutes, and click "Submit Registration." Your online form will be sent directly to the registrars at St. Joe.

Central Scheduling
(260) 425-3160 (260) 425-3160

Surgical Services Scheduling
(260) 425-3312 (260) 425-3312

Outpatient Burn and Wound Clinic
(260) 425-3567 (260) 425-3567

Surgery Clinic
(260) 425-3782 (260) 425-3782

Preadmission Testing
(260) 425-3169 (260) 425-3169

Patient results may vary. Consult your physician about the benefits and risks of any surgical procedure or treatment.

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LUTHERAN HEALTH NETWORK
BLUFFTON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER | DUKES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL | DUPONT HOSPITAL* | KOSCIUSKO COMMUNITY HOSPITAL*
LUTHERAN HEALTH PHYSICIANS | LUTHERAN HOSPITAL* | MEDSTAT | THE ORTHOPEDIC HOSPITAL* | REDIMED | REHABILITATION HOSPITAL*
ST. JOSEPH HOSPITAL*

*A physician owned hospital.

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 911.
*ER wait times are door to clinical professional and can change quickly depending on the urgency of patients that arrive by ambulance. Lutheran Health Network provides care to patients with life-threatening illnesses first.
St. Joseph Hospital is owned in part by physicians.
Patient results may vary. Consult your physician about the benefits and risks of any surgical procedure or treatment.