General Surgery

General surgery at RC Hospital gives our communities access to cutting-edge surgical services by some of the most experienced specialists in Minnesota. In fact, we are one of the only facilities in west central Minnesota to offer advanced minimally invasive surgical procedures including:

Endoscopic General Surgery
Laparoscopic Procedures
Single-site General Surgery

Minimally invasive procedures are often used for conditions that were previously inoperable. Using advanced technology, surgical specialists can perform procedures with increased precision, reduced trauma to the body, smaller incisions, less pain and shorter hospital stays. Some of the conditions we are able to treat with minimally invasive surgery include:

Digestive Disorders
Gallbladder Conditions (Cholecystectomy)
Breast Cancer and Other Malignancies
Thyroid Disorders
Melanoma and Other Benign Skin Lesions

Along with these cutting edge treatments, our team is dedicated to treating every aspect of our patient’s health. You can expect our same level of compassionate care and expertise to improve healing and comfort.

Services & Treatments

Surgical Services

General & Specialty Surgery
Outpatient Surgery
Anesthesia Services 24/7
Surgery X-Ray 24/7

Surgical Services Performed by Dr. Jared Slater, FACS

Ablation of Skin Lesion
Breast Biopsy
Central Line Placement
Closed Tube Thoraostomy
Debridement/Skin Graft
Evacuation of Thrombosed Hemorrhoid
Excision Cyst
Excision Pilonidal Cyst
Excision Soft Tissue Mass
Excision Varicose Veins
Exploratory Laparoscopy
Foreign Body Removal
Hernia Repair, Femoral
Hernia Repair, Inguinal Laparoscopy
Hernia Repair, Inguinal Open
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Excision of Gall Bladder
Laparoscopic Lysis of Adhesions
Laparoscopic Excision of Ovary
Laparoscopic Tubal Ligation
Laparoscopic Umbilical Hernia
Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia
Laparoscopic Colon Resection
Lipoma Removal
Breast Lumpectomy with Lymph Node Biopsy
Lymph Node Biopsy
Open Bowel Resection
Open Gallbladder Removal
Open Exploratory Laparoscopy
Open Lysis of Adhesion
Open Umbilical Hernia Repair
Open Ventral Hernia Repair
Feeding Tube Placement
Lung Pleurodesis
Port-A-Cath Insertion and Removal
Pulmonary Resection
Rib Resection
Anal Sphincterotomy
Temporal Artery Biopsy
Tonsillectomy & Adenoidectomy
VNUS Closure Varicose Veins
Varicose Vein Removal
Wound Debridement


Orthopedic surgeries provided by Peter Sanders, M.D. and Matthew Bennett, PA-C at RC Hospital:

Total Knee Replacement
Arthroscopy (Scope of Knee)
Carpal Tunnel Repair
Fracture Reductions
Shoulder Repair
Removal of Skin Lesion
Amputation Below the Knee
Amputation of Toe
Ankle Stabilization with Graft Implant
Arthroscopy Knee Ligament Repair
Arthroscopy Shoulder
Bone Biopsy
Bone Removal
Closed Reduction
Closed Reduction Percutaneous Pinning
Cubital Tunnel Release
Dequervains Release
Excision Bursa
Excision Cyst
Excision Soft Tissue Mass
Bone Removal
Foreign Body Removal
Fusion of Joint, Ankle
Fusion of Joint, Toe
Hammer Toe Removal
Injection Joint or Bursa
Joint Manipulation
Open Reduction Internal Fixation Ankle Fracture
Open Rotator Cuff Repair
Tarsal Tunnel Release
Trigger Finger Release
Wound Debridement

ENT (Ear, Nose & Throat)

Tonsillectomy (Removal of Tonsils)
Ear Tubes
Adenoidectomy (Removal of Adenoids)
Thyroidectomy (Removal of Thyroid)






Ankle Surgeries
Foot Surgeries


Transurethral Resection of Prostrate

Jared M. Slater, MD, FACS

• Board Certified General Surgeon
• Residency completed at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN in 2001 in general surgery and completed residency in 2011
• Graduated from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA in 2006
• Received his undergraduate education at St. Olaf, Northfield, MN in 1999
• Certificates and Memberships include:
American College of Surgeons
Minnesota Surgical Society
American Hernia Society
American Medical Association

For more information about Slater and his experiences, and philosophy click:

What To Bring To Your Appointment

•  Driver’s License
•  Insurance Card
•  A list of the current prescriptions you are taking

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