Surgical Services

Jeffrey Deppen, D.O. Chief of Surgery

Helping each patient and their family feel as relaxed and comfortable as possible is the goal of each of our Surgical Team members. We pride ourselves on making your experience positive. We have an exceptional team of surgeons, nurses and technologists who are experienced, highly-educated and devoted to your successful outcome. Our surgery suites feature high-tech equipment to perform a large variety of procedures in a pleasant setting specifically designed for your comfort and recovery.

Some common procedures performed include:

Orthopedic Surgery - Total joint replacement, knee and shoulder arthroscopy, hand procedures including carpal tunnel release, arthroplasty, trigger finger release, fracture repair

General Surgery - Cholecystectomy (gall bladder removal), appendectomy (appendix removal), hernia repair, breast biopsy and breast cancer surgery, bowel resections, removal of masses, infusaport insertion

Pain Management Surgery - Injections, epidurals, rhizotomy, spinal cord stimulator trials and implants, spinal opiate catheter trials and implants

Plastic/Reconstructive/Cosmetic Surgery - Breast reduction and implants, abdominoplasty, variety of other plastic and reconstructive surgeries

Urology Surgery - Prostate and bladder tumor surgery, bladder suspension, hydrocelectomy, varicocelectomy, incontinence surgery

Eye Surgery - Cataract removal

Ear Surgery - Myringotomy with tube insertion

Podiatry Surgery - Variety of foot and ankle procedures


Cosmetic Surgery

Plastic & Cosmetic Surgeons, PC
George P. Poletes, MD

A variety of plastic surgeries can be performed at Eaton Rapids Medical Center, including:

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Liposuction
  • Breast reduction
  • Breast augmentation
  • Face lift
  • Brow lift
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Skin cancer surgery
  • Reconstructive surgery
Referral Instructions

Call the main office in Lansing at 517.485.3583 to schedule a consultation.

General Surgery

Lansing Surgical Associates, P.L.L.C.
Jeffrey Deppen, DO
Troy Ferguson, D.O.

The surgery suites at Eaton Rapids Medical Center feature high-tech cameras and instruments to perform a variety of procedures in a pleasant setting specifically designed for patient comfort and recovery. Procedures performed include but are not limited to:

  • Laparoscopic appendectomy
  • Laparoscopic hernia repair
  • Laparoscopic gallbladder removal
  • Bowel resection
  • Breast biopsy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Mass removal
  • Hernia repair
  • Endoscopy/colonoscopy
  • Infusaport
  • Skin cancer surgery
  • Feeding tubes
  • Thyroid surgery
  • Vasectomy
Referral Instructions

Call 517.663.9403 to schedule an appointment.

Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)

Eaton Rapids Women's Health
Sandra Russell, DO
Beth Root, NP

Our providers offer compassionate care for women in all stages of life, offering:

  • Annual exams
  • Uterine ablations
  • Laparoscopic & hysteroscopic surgery
  • Adolescent gynecology
  • Hormonal disorders
  • Incontinence diagnosis and management
  • Menopause management
  • Breast health screenings and mammograms
  • Birth control management
  • Prenatal care (no high-risk pregnancies)
  • Colposcopy
  • IUD insertions
  • Hysterectomy
Referral Instructions

Call 517.233.0170 to schedule an appointment.


The Center for Sight
Michael Chames, DO

The ophthalmologist at Eaton Rapids Medical Center specializes in diagnosing and treating eye conditions for patients of all ages, including:

  • Diseases of the eye
  • Foreign body of eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Retina problems
Referral Instructions

Call 517.663.9403 to schedule an appointment.

Orthopedic Services

Lansing Orthopedics, PC
Kenton Waterbrook, DO

The orthopedic physician at Eaton Rapids Medical Center specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of many musculoskeletal conditions. Procedures include:

  • General orthopedics
  • Total knee and hip replacements
  • Arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder and knee
  • Hand/arm surgery
  • Fracture repair
  • Joint injections
Referral Instructions

Call 517.663.9403 to schedule an appointment.

Pain Management

Multidisciplinary Pain Management Services
Richard Ferro, DO

Board certified in anesthesiology, Dr. Ferro specializes in pain management and performs the following procedures in patients age 18 and older:

  • Facet blocks
  • Pain pump trials & implants (Dilaudid, Morphine, Baclofen)
  • Multidisciplinary pain management
  • Medication therapy / pain management
  • Spinal cord stimulator trials and implants
  • Peripheral nerve stimulators
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Lysis of adhesions
  • Epidurals
  • Rhizotomy
  • Nerve blocks
Referral Instructions

Call 517.394.4715 to schedule an appointment.


MSU Spine and Orthopedic Center
Jeffrey Morin, DPM

Dr. Jeffrey Morin, DPM cares for patients with the following conditions of the foot and ankle:

  • Diabetic foot care and ulcerations
  • Neuropathy consultation
  • Arthritis of the foot and ankle
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Bunions
  • Hammer toe
  • Fractures of the foot and ankle
  • Malformation of the foot or ankle
Referral Instructions

Call 517.663.9403 to schedule an appointment.


Lansing Institute of Urology
Robert J. Dimitriou, MD

The urologists at Eaton Rapids Medical Center are experienced in treating the following conditions and more:

  • Diseases of the urinary tract
  • Prostate conditions
  • Enuresis
  • Incontinence
  • Chronic urinary tract infection
  • Hematuria
  • Prostate cancer
  • Andrology
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Male reproductive system issues/infertility
Referral Instructions

Call 517.663.9403 to schedule an appointment.