Needing surgery can be a scary time. Our team of surgeons offer expert and compassionate care before, during and after your surgery. 

Appointments: (507) 646-6017
After hours: (507) 646-1244

Minimally Invasive Procedures with Shorter Recovery Times – Surgical Services

When you need surgery, you’re looking for knowledgeable surgeons, minimally invasive procedures and the fastest recovery time. Look no further than the knowledgeable, highly trained surgeons at Northfield Hospital + Clinics. We offer you a broad range of surgical care with an emphasis on advanced procedures. From in-clinic procedures to complex operations, you’ll be taken care of every step of the way. 

Types of Surgery Performed:

Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT) Surgery

  • Nose and sinus surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Ear tubes
  • Removal of facial skin cancer
  • Sleep apnea surgery for children and adults

General Surgery

  • Ano-Rectal Procedures; Hemorrhoid surgery, Fissures and Fistulas/Pilonidal Disease Treatment

  • Anti-Reflux Operations

    • Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication
    • Laparoscopic Paraesophageal and Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Breast Disease

    • Breast Biopsy, Surgical and Ultrasound Guided    
    • Partial Mastectomy (Lumpectomy)
    • Total Mastectomy
    • Breast Reconstruction (with plastic surgeon)
    • Sentinel Lymph Node Evaluation
    • Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cancer/Oncologic Surgical Care

    • Breast
    • Thyroid/Parathyroid/Adrenal
    • Colon and Rectum
    • Gastrointestinal
    • Skin Cancer - Melanoma, Cutaneous, and Soft Tissue Malignancies
    • Placement of Vascular Access Devices
    • Participation in Multidisciplinary Cancer Care with Medical and Radiation Oncology
  • Endocrine Surgery

    • Thyroid/Parathyroid Surgery    
    • Fine-Needle Aspiration Thyroid Biopsy
    • Parathyroid Surgery
    • Adrenalectomy
  • Endoscopy 

    • Colonoscopy    
    • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy  
    • Upper GI endoscopy or EGD  
    • Esophageal dilation  
    • Hemorrhoid banding
    • Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Feeding Tubes

    • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
    • Gastrostomy Tubes
    • Feeding Jejunostomy Tubes
  • Gastrointestinal and Colorectal Surgery

    • Open & Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal Resections
    • Open & Laparoscopic Colorectal Resections
    • Laparoscopic Abdomino-perineal Resections (APR)
    • Laparoscopic & open Appendectomy
  • Hepatobiliary Surgery

    • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
    • Open Cholecystectomy
    • Intraoperative Cholangiography
    • Common Bile Duct Exploration (Laparoscopic and open)
    • Liver Biopsy (Laparoscopic)
  • Hernia Repair

    • Inguinal/Femoral    
    • Umbilical  
    • Incisional/Ventral/Abdominal
    • Laparoscopic (Inguinal/Incisional/Ventral/Abdominal  
    • Pediatric (age 2 & up) Inguinal/Umbilical
    • Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction with Component Separation
  • Musculoskeletal Procedures

    • Diabetic Foot Management
    • Minor and Major Limb Amputations (lower extremity)
  • Splenectomy; Laparoscopic and Open

  • Lymph Node Biopsy

  • Venous Disease Management

    • Varicose Vein Procedures
    • Sclerotherapy
    • Phlebectomy
  • Miscellaneous

    • Vasectomy
    • Placement of Vascular Access Devices (Ports)
    • Wound Care/Management


  • Cesarean Section
  • Vaginal, Laparoscopic and Abdominal Hysterectomy
  • Diagnostic and Operative Hysteroscopy
  • Diagnostic and Operative Laparoscopy
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Surgery to correct pelvic floor defects
  • Minimally invasive surgical treatment of urinary incontinence 


  • Cataracts
  • Lens Implant
  • Eyelid surgery


  • Adult joint replacement
    • Hip - Total anterior hip replacement
    • Knee
    • Shoulder
  • Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Fractures and trauma
  • General Orthopedics
  • Joint Injections  - Hyaluron injections
  • Chronic tendonitis

Plastic Surgery

  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Implants

Our Team of Doctors and Providers

Dr. Allison McCarter
McCarter, Allison (Ali)
Muench, Clinton
Dr. Michelle Muench
Muench, Michelle
Gerard O'Halloran, MD
O’Halloran, Gerard
Dr. Deb Suppes
Suppes, Deb
Ngoc Vu, MD
Vu, Ngoc

Service Locations


Northfield Hospital

2000 North Avenue
Northfield, Minnesota 55057
Open Now
Sun: 11:00 am-12:00 am
Mon - Sat: All day open
Surgery Center

Surgery Center

2000 North Avenue
Northfield, Minnesota 55057
Closed Now
Sun: Closed
Mon - Fri: 6:00 am-2:30 pm
Sat: Closed