General Surgery

Going through any type of surgical procedure, whether by choice or because of a medical emergency or condition, can often be a worrisome experience for many patients.

Sheridan Community Hospital’s team of skilled surgical technicians and a board-certified surgeon are committed to providing you with the highest level of care: before, during and after your surgical procedures. From your initial consultation, to your post-surgical follow-up, you will feel confident knowing we are with you every step of the way.

We pride ourselves on being communicative and collaborative with both our patients and their referring doctors.


We offer consultations and perform procedures in several areas, including, but not limited to:

Surgical Services
  • Abscess drainage
  • Breast biopsies
  • Carpal Tunnel release
  • Cholecystectomies (Gallbladder removal)
  • Colonoscopies
  • Dilation and Curettage (D&C)
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopies (EGD)
  • Fine needle aspirations
  • Ganglion excisions
  • Hernia repair
  • Laceration repair
  • Liver biopsies
  • Lymph node biopsies
  • Minor cosmetic procedures
  • Removal of lumps and bumps
  • Skin cancers and mole removals
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Vasectomies

Please contact Sheridan Community Hospital at 989-291-6311 to learn more about General Surgery consultations or procedures.


Meet Our Provider:

Willis Gaffney, MD

Werner H. Hening, DO



General Surgery
  • At the consultation appointment, you will be given specific instructions regarding your upcoming procedure.
  • A surgical nurse will follow-up with you via phone call the week of your surgery.
  • The day before your procedure, you will receive a phone call from Specialty Clinic Surgery Scheduler to provide you with an appropriate arrival time before your procedure.
  • On the day of your procedure, you will check in at Outpatient Registration and then will be directed to the surgery department to be prepped for your procedure.
  • After the procedure is completed, you will be taken to recovery and prepared to be discharged.
  • Your surgeon will follow-up with you in the Specialty Clinic for a post-operation visit.

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