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Hardtner Medical Center has become known as the best place to have your surgical procedure. When your health is at stake, peace of mind means everything. Utilizing state-of-the-art equipment, our highly-skilled surgeons and nursing staff are available to provide you and your family with exceptional surgical care. Best of all, it's close to home.
We offer a wide variety of surgical services including:
Dr. Brian Smith and Dr. Riaz Chaudhry perform diagnostic and screening colonoscopy and gastroscopy procedures in our state-of-the-art endoscopy lab. Additionally, Dr. Smith and Dr. Chaudhry perform a variety of other minor surgical procedures. Dr. Smith provides newborn circumcisions as well.
Dr. Jeb Butler, of Green Clinic in Ruston, Louisiana offers general surgical procedures such as laparascopic gallbladder surgeries, vertical sleeve gastrectomy, hernia repairs, endoscopic procedures, biopsies, lesion removals and a variety of other surgical services.
Dr. William D. Crenshaw and Dr. Terry Texada of Mid-State Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine in Alexandria, Louisiana performs ambulatory orthopedic surgeries such as carpal tunnel release, fracture stabilization, arthroscopic procedures and surgical care of sports related injuries.
Day of the Surgery
Dr. Robert Fontane of The Urology Clinic in Alexandria performs urological surgeries in our surgical suite. After more than 20 years of providing urological care that ceased in 2003, we are happy to again offer this valuable service.
Dr. Renick P. Webb, Dr. Paul Guillory and Dr. Christian Wold of Red River ENT in Alexandria perform ear, nose, and throat surgeries at Hardtner Surgery Center. This newest addition of specialty care is one of our most demanded specialty services. www.redriverent.com
Dr. Eric Riesh of Alexandria Eye and Laser Center performs cataract surgery and YAG laser surgery in our surgical suite. This service provides our patients with access to the highest quality eye care close to home.
Dr. Maria Saucier, DPM from Mid-State Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine in Alexandria provides podiatric medicine and performs surgeries at Hardtner.
Restorative Dental Surgery
Dr. William Puckett of Alexandria, Louisiana perform pediatric restorative dental surgery. These procedures cover a wide range of restorative applications including extractions as well as stainless steel and aesthetic crowns. Performing restorative dental surgery under general anesthesia is preferable, as it eliminates the anxiety pediatric patients often feel when going to the dentist.
At Hardtner Medical Center, we are dedicated to your health and recovery. For questions or additional information regarding surgical services contact April Cotten, RN, Assistant Director of Nursing/Surgical Services at (318) 495-3131 ext. 171.