Surgery at Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital
The surgical team at Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital in Council Bluffs, Iowa is a highly trained group of physicians, nurses and other health care professionals who will work closely with you and your family every step of the way to plan your care and achieve the best outcomes.
We encourage you to take an active role in your surgical experience. Ask questions, understand what is expected of you, and what you can expect of us before and after the surgery. Know your options when it comes to blood conservation; food and fluid restrictions; exercise requirements; and pain management.
Pediatric surgery and hospital care
Being in the hospital can be upsetting for your child, as well as for the whole family. Recognizing the common fears that your child has at each stage of growth and development can help you in preparing him or her for the experience ahead.
At Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital, our surgeons and hospital care staff are trained to help your child get through a difficult experience with the least amount of stress. By working with families, we can help children by explaining the process using age-appropriate language to help children anticipate and face their fears, easing trauma and smoothing the way for a quicker, easier recovery.
Care is provided to children, adolescents and adults for the following surgical specialties:
- Heart surgery
- Pain management
- Pediatric surgery
- Peripheral vascular
- Surgical oncology