Surgical Services

Same-day Surgery staffNorthfield Hospital offers a broad range of surgical services, from total joint replacement to tonsillectomies. A full complement of skilled surgeons offers a variety of specialties, including OB/GYN, urology, oral surgery and ophthalmology. Same-day surgery patients find comfortable and convenient recovery quarters near the operating rooms. A comfortable lounge for family and friends is conveniently located near the operating rooms.

General Surgery

Jose Fulco, MD; Christopher Nielsen, MD
Certified by the American Board of Surgery; Fellows of the American College of Surgeons

Katya Ericson, MD
Board Eligible

Broad range of surgical procedures, including:

  • Laparoscopic โ€” Full range, including gallbladder, hernia repair, reflux surgery and colon resection
  • Thyroid and Other Endocrine Procedures
  • Varicose and Spider Vein Procedures
  • Breast Care
  • Oncologic Surgery โ€” Colon and Breast

ยป See a comprehensive list of surgical procedures performed by Drs. Fulco, Nielsen and Ericson.


Deborah Suppes, MD; Melanie H. Dixon, MD; Christine Braun, MD; Dana Olson, MD

  • Cesarean Section
  • Vaginal and Abdominal Hysterectomy
  • Diagnostic and Operative Hysteroscopy
  • Diagnostic and Operative Laparoscopy
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Essure Procedure (hysteroscopic sterilization with no incisions and minimal sedation)
  • Surgery to correct pelvic floor defects
  • Minimally invasive surgical treatment of urinary incontinence


Robert Shepley, MD; Bradley Wille, MD; Clinton Muench, MD; Erik Stroemer, MD; Hans Bengtson, MD
Orthopaedic & Fracture Clinic

  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Arthroscopy โ€” Shoulders, Knees, Ankles
  • Fracture Repair
  • Sports Medicine

Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT)

Gerard O’Halloran, MD

  • Sinus Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Ear Tubes
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Excision Facial Lesions


Dean Tortorelis, MD; Matthew Braasch, MD

  • Prostate Surgery
  • Bladder Suspension
  • Orchiectomy/Orchiopexy
  • Vasectomy and Reversals


Michelle Muench, MD; Anthony Novak, MD

  • Cataracts
  • Lens Implant
  • Eyelid surgery


Richard Cervenka, DPM; John Laco, DPM; and Trent Steenblock, DPM

  • Bunionectomy
  • Hammertoe Repair

Plastic Surgery

  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Implants
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Blephroplasty (Eye Lid Lifts)
  • Facial Lesions