We  offer many gastrointestinal services including colonoscopy, upper GI endoscopy and sigmoidoscopy.
Our team of  highly skilled surgeons, providers, and nurses are committed to providing you with the best care,  will answer your questions and will help put you at ease.
Outpatient endoscopy procedures are done in the hospital.  You will be given a sedative to help you feel relaxed and sleepy. Your procedure is done and you will be free to go home as long as you have a driver with you.

To prepare for your Endoscopy, you will be given a list of instructions to follow.

Here are some general guidelines:

Bring with you a list of your medications that you are currently taking.

Bring your inhaler if you have asthma.

Refrain from using perfume or colognes the day of your procedure.

Please contact your doctor if you are taking any of the following: Blood thinners, Advil, Motrin, Aleve, ibuprofen, Insulin or hypoglycemia pills, St. John’s wart (herbal medicine)

Arrange to have a driver to take you home.

Please contact us with any questions.


Since 1951, our community hospital has continually evolved to meet local healthcare needs, growing into the

state-of-the-art facility it is today. In a rural area like ours, outstanding emergency care is critical. As a 5-star

patient rated hospital, we continue to serve patients with personalized care and innovative technology that

has gained national recognition.

PHYSICIANS & Providers

RC Hospital & Clinic’s team consists of some of the finest physicians and providers in Minnesota dedicated to excellent patient care and outstanding health education. You can expect the same excellent RC Hospital & Clinic’s care you have come to trust, along with extra time and attention you want from your doctor during the visit.


RC Hospital & Clinics’ specialty providers are a team of more than 20 physicians dedicated to providing you and your family with patient-centered, comprehensive, coordinated, and accessible care.

Audiology (Hearing)

  • Kristen Benjaminson, AuD

  • Rebecca Thiesse, AuD


  • John Bernhardson, MD

  • Jacob R. Dutcher, MD

  • Bernard R. Erickson, MD

  • John Mahowald, MD

  • Jamie M. Pelzel, MD

  • Wade T. Schmidt, MD

  • Daniel J. Tiede, MD

  • Jay H. Traverse, MD

  • Howard Zimring, MD

General Surgery

  • Jared Slater, MD, FACS


  • Bryan Rolph, MD

  • Erin Osmundson, PA-C

Orthopedic Surgery

  • Peter Sanders, MD

  • Matthew Bennet, PA-C

Otolaryngology (ENT)

  • Martin Janning, MD


  • Lee L. Cafferty, MD

  • Kent Donelan, MD

  • Leah Dvorak, MD

  • Raquel Walsh Jahnke, MD

  • Steven Vanderwerf, MD

Podiatry and Foot & Ankle Surgery

  • Bruce Neumann, MD


  • Services provided by Suburban Imaging.

Sleep Studies

  • Martin Janning, MD


  • Kenneth Shea, MD

  • Muhammed Suri, MD, MBBS

  • Vikram Jadjav, MBBS


  • Neil M. Skemp, MD