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Hospital Services - Surgical Center

Bringing Quality Surgical Services Close to Home

WCH Surgical Center Nurses Station and post op bay

At Wickenburg Community Hospital, we understand the importance of accessible, high-quality medical care for our rural community members. That’s why we’ve built the state-of-the-art Surgical and Diagnostic Center right here in Wickenburg—to ensure you don’t have to travel far for top-notch surgical services.

Advanced Facilities to Serve You Better

Our 15,500 sq. ft. Surgical and Diagnostic Center is thoughtfully designed with your needs in mind. From the moment you walk through our doors, you’ll notice the difference:

  • Patient-First Pre-Operative Suite: Comfort and convenience are key. Our pre-operative suite is designed to make you feel at ease as you prepare for your procedure.
  • Two High-Tech Operating Rooms: Equipped with the latest surgical technology, our operating rooms enable our skilled surgeons to perform a wide range of procedures efficiently and safely.
  • Recovery-Focused Post-Operative Bays: Your recovery is our priority. Our post-operative bays are tailored to provide you with the best possible environment for a smooth and comfortable recovery.
Surgical center operating room

Experienced and Caring Surgical Staff

Our surgical team is lead by Christine C. Halowell, RN, MS, CNOR, Director of Surgical Services. Her team of highly experienced surgeons and dedicated healthcare professionals are here to provide you with the best care possible. Each member of our surgical staff is committed to ensuring a positive outcome and a high level of patient satisfaction.

Our Commitment to the Community

We built this center not just as a facility but as a commitment to our community. We believe that having access to quality surgical services should not require long journeys or significant time away from home. This center is a testament to our dedication to providing top-tier healthcare services to our local residents, healthcare seekers, community leaders, and visiting surgeons.

Our surgical center lead by example installing our specialized smoke evacuator to create a completely smoke free environment back in 2019, well before the state of Arizona required all surgical centers to have these evacuation systems in place.

Visit Us

If you or a loved one require surgical services, rest assured that Wickenburg Community Hospital’s Surgical and Diagnostic Center is here to serve you. Learn more about our services, meet our team, or schedule a consultation by contacting our surgical team at 928-668-5506.

Key Highlights:

  • Location: Conveniently located in Wickenburg for easy access
  • Technology: Equipped with the latest surgical tools and technology
  • Staff: Highly trained and experienced surgical team
  • Design: Patient-first facilities designed for comfort and efficiency

Experience the best in surgical care close to home. Because at Wickenburg Community Hospital, your health is our priority.

Michael MacDonald, MD

Dr. Michael MacDonald is a dedicated adult urologist with a passion for providing exceptional healthcare services to his community. Born in Warren, MI, Dr. MacDonald’s journey into the world of medicine began with a strong desire to make a positive impact on people’s lives. During

Jason Rovak, MD

Dr. Rovak’s practice includes all aspects of hand surgery including wrist and hand fractures, nerve repair and decompression tendon repair, superficial soft tissue repair, arthritic conditions, and ganglion excision. “I am a Denver based hand surgeon with a number of interests outside of medicine. I

Kevin Redus, PA-C

With over 20 years’ experience in the field of orthopedic surgery, Kevin’s expertise covers each subspecialty and includes a full spectrum of spine, sports medicine, trauma, and joint replacement surgeries. Kevin began his career in medicine as an Air Force Medic and then attended a

Michael Purnell, MD, FAAOS

Dr. Purnell is a board certified, fellowship trained sports medicine orthopedic surgeon, specializing in shoulder and knee pathology. He trained at the University of Iowa, Boston University, and completed postgraduate fellowship work in Munich, Germany and Sydney, Australia. His sports career pivoted to caring for

Mitch Wagner, MD

As a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Mitch Wagner Specializes in a full complement of surgical and non-surgical techniques to treat disorders of the musculoskeletal system, such as minimally invasive surgery and regenerative medicine. Dr. Wagner is a graduate of the University of New Mexico School

Robert Ripley, MD, FACS

Dr. Ripley is a board-certified general surgeon and Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.  With over 40 years of experience, he specializes in all aspects of general surgery including abdominal disorders such as hernias, and gastrointestinal conditions such as hemorrhoids and colon polyps. In