710 Wellington Ave. Suite 21 Grand Junction, CO 81501

  • Telephone: 970-298-7800
  • Fax: 970-298-7850

6:30A.M. - 5P.M. Monday - Friday


General Surgery

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No one likes to hear that they need surgery, but if that time comes, Grand Valley Surgical Center’s expert surgeons are in your community, ready to help. Our compassionate and skilled physicians are here to guide you through your procedure and provide you with the best care available.

Our top priority is your safe recovery, and our facility, equipped with the latest in medical technology, provides our physicians with all the tools they need to make your procedure a success.

Common general surgeries performed at Grand Valley Surgical Center include inguinal hernia repair, laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair, laparoscopic gall bladder removal, laparoscopic umbilical hernia repair, hemorrhoidectomy, breast biopsy, infusaport placement, dialysis access, varicose vein stripping and pediatric general surgery.

We are fully accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, accept most major healthcare coverage providers and are certified by Medicare. Also, as a same-day surgery center, we do our best to ensure you are able to recover in the comfort of your own home and avoid expensive overnight hospital stays.

If you need surgery and are looking for the best possible care talk to your physician about Grand Valley Surgical Center today. We’re here to help.

General Surgery Physicians:
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Craig H Andersen, MD, FACS *

Eric J Hanly, MD, FACS

Jim Hanosh, MD, FACS *

Douglas Hirth, MD *

Alero Nanna, MD *

Darren E. Nisly, DO

Steven T O’Day, MD, FACS

Joel W Schaefer, MD, FACS *

Joyce G Sekharan, MD, FACS *

Teyen P Shiao, MD

Tanner Spees, MD

Caleb Van Essen, MD

Leonard K. Welsh, MD, FACS, FASMBS

Christopher Wibbelsman, MD, FACS

Ari Andersen, FNP

Dallin Davies, PA-C

Tyler Froshaug, PA-C

Ariel Girodo, PA-C

Lauren Holowchuck, PA-C

Cody Knauss, FNP

Stephanie Lewis, PA-C

Kelly Manning, PA-C

Danielle Mendez, PA-C

Jamie Salazar, PA-C

Mike Vanwyngarden, PA-C 


* Indicates physicians who are owners in the Center. No physician has a 5% or greater interest. The Center is jointly owned and operated by physician, medical staff members, and St. Mary’s Hospital.