Wickenburg Community Hospital Featured by AZ Family

Wickenburg Community Hospital Featured by AZ Family 12December

More hospitals, states snuff out surgical smoke

WICKENBURG, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) — A health warning for health care workers. Surgical smoke is a danger looming in the operating room that many states are working to eliminate. Here in Arizona, one surgeon says it nearly cost him his life.

Thanks to AZ Family News, Kristine Harrington for bringing attention to such an important topic.

Please review the full story as it features Wickenburg Community Hospital Surgical Team’s efforts to keep a smoke free environment for all surgical procedures. This story specifically features two of our team members however, we are grateful for all who helped to accomplish this success!

Robert C. Ripley, MD, FACS, General Surgeon

Dr. Laura Meaney, DNAP, CRNA

Primary Care

Community Hospital Clinics are located in Wickenburg, Wittmann, and Congress. We sincerely follow our mission to provide quality health and wellness services where the patient, family, and community come first.

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Emergency Care

Our 8 bed Emergency Room department is fully staffed with emergency physicians, nurses, and ER specialists. Your wait time is typically measured in minutes not hours as in the larger metropolitan hospitals.

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Surgical Services

Wickenburg Community Hospital provides a wide variety of surgical care and treatment. We serve a vibrant and active community who favors quality health care close to home.

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