Thanksgiving Hours: DCH Outpatient Clinics - closed Nov. 22&23. Quick Care - Closed on Thanksgiving and will Open 8 am - 7pm Friday Nov. 23.

General Surgery

General Surgery

Inpatient & Outpatient Procedures

If you are considering or are scheduled for a surgical procedure, you may be feeling somewhat anxious and curious about what to expect. As long as the proper precautions are taken and you have a medical team you feel comfortable with, your procedure should proceed as smoothly as possible. At Daviess Community Hospital, we have taken great lengths to create a state-of-the-art surgical center staffed by knowledgeable and skilled surgeons.

We have 48 licensed beds in acute medical and surgical care, all of which are in private patient rooms. We offer both inpatient and outpatient services. If you are scheduled for a minimally invasive procedure, you leave the hospital the same day your surgery is performed, in most cases. We will go above and beyond to make sure you or your loved one is comfortable before and after the operation.

OPERATIVE CARE: A Guide to Surgery

Meet Our Surgeons!

David Robinson, MD, is a graduate of Oral Roberts University. Dr. Robinson completed his residency at the University of Iowa. He is Board Certified General Surgery; DEA; ACLS Certification; ATLS Certification; National Board Diplomat.

Jack Rostas III, MD, is a graduate of the University of South Alabama Medical School. Dr. Rostas completed his residency in General Surgery at University of South Alabama Health Systems. Dr. Rostas has completed fellowships in both Surgical Oncology and Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (AHPBA) at the University of Louisville, KY.

Our General Surgeons perform all types of general surgical procedures, including routine colorectal procedures, along with more specialized procedures. Both surgeons provide inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures including:

Abdominal: Hernia Repair, Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy) and Stomach Procedures.

Breast Procedures: Breast Biopsy--Needle Method and Stereotactic Biopsy--and Incisional Method, Breast Conservation Surgery, Lumpectomy, Mastectomy and Oncoplastic Reconstruction


Endoscopy: Colonoscopy: Screening, Diagnostic, and Therapeutic, Early State Tumor Resection (EMR), and Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD)

Gastrointestinal Surgery: Colon Cancer Treatment

Gastric Resection

Laparoscopic/Thorascopic Procedures: Cholecystectomy, Nissen Fundoplication (Anti-Reflus Procedure), Colon Resection, Small Bowel Surgery, Hemorrhoid (banding), Hernia repair (Open and Laparoscopic), Hals incisionless removal, Traditional hemorrhoidectomy, Abdominal wall reconstruction, Inguinal hernia repair, Umbilical hernia repair, Ventral and incisional hernia repair and Diagnostic Laparoscopy

Thoracic Operations: Lung Biopsy

Cosmetic Laser Surgery Procedures: Laser Removal of Nevi (Moles)

Contact Information:

David B. Robinson, MD and Jack W. Rostas, III MD

Chris McLaughlin, RN, MSN Surgical Services Director

Michelle Kavanaugh, RN, Surg Nurse Manager
812. 254. 8849