Surgery

Surgery Team Prepped and Ready (left to right): Renee Isaacs, Scrub Tech; Diana Kempton, RN; Dustin Miller, RN; and Stu Gall, CRNA. Photo by Shannon Rust, RN, Surgery Manager

The Surgery Department at Boundary Community Hospital provides elective, outpatient surgery. An upgraded surgery suite, new instruments, and an exceptional patient-centric surgical team affirms that you will receive the best care possible, right here in Bonners Ferry.

Surgery Check In Main Entrance Reception Desk (Upper level near Emergency)

The Surgery Department maintains the highest quality of safety control standards. The Surgical Staff are CPR, Advanced Cardiac Life support (ACLS) and Pediatric Life support (PALS) certified with extensive experience and expertise. Our Nurse Anesthetists provide certified, professional and valuable support to the surgical team.

Surgery Suite Completed

General Surgery

Dr. Nathan Kanning Boundary Community Hospital’s Board Certified general surgeon, performs a wide variety of surgeries and outpatient procedures with a general focus on areas of the abdomen and their related organs.

For an appointment call: 208-263-1421

General Surgery offered:

  • Hernia repairs
  • Biopsies
  • Colonoscopies
  • Upper endoscopies

Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Michael DiBenedetto is a Board Certified orthopedic surgeon who has 26 years of experience in arthroscopic and sports medicine, complete hand care, extremity trauma and fracture care, knee, hip, and shoulder joint arthroplasty and spine care.

Dr. Mike Schicker has extensive experience in joint replacement surgery of the hip, knee, and shoulder as well as orthopedic trauma and fracture repair. He performs minimally invasive arthroscopic techniques in ACL reconstruction of the knee and rotator cuff repair of the shoulder.

For an appointment call: 208-265-9817

Dennis Dinning (far right) congratulates Shannon Rust, RN, Outpatient Surgery Manager and Orthopedic Surgeon Michael DiBenedetto, MD after the successful completion of a total knee replacement surgery in the new Surgery Suite at Boundary Community Hospital.

Orthopedic Surgery offered:

  • Total Joint Replacement (Knee, Hip, Shoulder)
  • Knee and Shoulder Arthroscopies
  • Hip Fracture Repair
  • Carpal Tunnel and Hand Surgery
  • Fracture Care

Schedule your pre- and post-surgery physical therapy and rehabilitation with BCH Rehabilitation Department
at 208-267-3141 ext. 4276.