Surgical Expertise Close to Home

Our experienced surgical team provides general and specialized surgery, using proven medical methods and the latest in surgical techniques and technology. When surgery is the next step in your care, there’s no need to travel far. Trust Cherokee Regional Medical Center for surgical expertise.  

 A Wide Range of Surgical Services

 Our surgical team is skilled with advanced, minimally invasive procedures including:

  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Endoscopic surgery
  • Laparoscopic surgery

Surgical specialties at Cherokee Regional Medical Center include:

Inpatient and Outpatient Surgical Options

Cherokee Regional Medical Center offers experienced staff and medical expertise for inpatient surgery with a hospital stay or outpatient surgery with home recovery. Your care is our priority, and we are focused on your comfort and recovery.

For more information or to make an appointment, call 712-225-5101.


Meet Our Team

Our surgical team includes two physicians — board-certified Jason Dierking, MD, FACS, and John Armstrong, MD — with anesthesia services provided locally by Linda Grauer, CRNA and Carmelle McHarg, CRNA.

Advanced Techniques

Whenever possible, our surgeons use minimally invasive surgical techniques. That means smaller incisions, less bleeding and less pain for you — and generally leads to a faster recovery.

Rehabilitation Services

Should you need post-surgical therapy as part of your care, Cherokee Regional Medical Center offers a full range of rehabilitation therapies including  physical or occupational therapy.

Your Place. For Exceptional Care.

That’s the Cherokee Regional Medical Center difference.