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Minimally Invasive Surgery

Minimally invasive surgery lowers the amount of surgical incisions in order to cause less trauma to your body. Providing one of the most comprehensive minimally invasive surgical programs in the area, Tri-County is proud to offer convenient, first-class care close to home. Read on to find out more about minimally invasive surgery at TCHC, or click to find out about our general surgery capabilities.

Minimally invasive benefits

Tri-County Health Care offers a full range of minimally invasive procedures that provide care to our patients close to home so they can focus on healing.

The benefits of minimally invasive surgery are many. Patients often return home the same day and can expect a 2-3 week recovery period. Benefits include:

  • Less pain
  • Quicker recovery
  • Shorter hospital stays
  • Less scarring

During your procedure, a wide range of anesthesia services are provided by our expert certified registered nurse anesthetists to keep you safe and comfortable.

Before you come in for a surgery, be sure to click here to learn some tips on how to prep for surgery.


Along with diagnostic laparoscopy, we provide the following minimally invasive procedures:

Conditions that might also be candidates for minimally invasive surgery include:

If you have an upcoming surgical procedure, ask your provider if there is a minimally invasive procedure that's right for you.

Meet our dedicated providers below:

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Dr. David Kloss, M.D., FACS

Personal care and cutting edge surgical technology. Right here in Wadena.


Toll-Free: 800-631-1811
Phone: 218-631-3510