The Surgical Department at Wickenburg Community Hospital (WCH) offers a wide range of surgical procedures performed in a state -of-the- art facility under expertise of General Surgeon, Dr. Robert Ripely, MD, FASC, Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Mitch Wagner, MD, PLLC and Director of Surgical and Anesthesia Services, Lisa Erlinger PhD, CRNA.
From broken bones and joint replacements to cancer diagnostics and colon resection; our vibrant communities can rest assured knowing that they have access to the very best in surgical services. According to researchers at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor; critical access hospitals had lower rates of serious complications (6.4% vs. 13.9%) than non-critical access hospitals when comparing four common types of surgery (appendectomy, gall bladder removal, removal of all or part of the colon and hernia repair). Read more…
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.Read More
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.Read More