Rush Memorial Hospital’s Surgical Services Department has a qualified and compassionate staff including Registered Nurses and Certified Surgical Techs.  RMH Surgical Services provides a wide range of services. Surgeons from Rushville, Batesville, Greensburg, Shelbyville and Indianapolis perform surgical and endoscopic procedures at Rush Memorial Hospital.

Procedures Performed

General and/or Laparoscopic

  • Gall Bladder
  • Hernia
  • Breast Biopsy
  • Lymph Node
  • Appendectomy


  • Colonoscopy
  • EGD (esophageal gastro- duodenoscopy)
  • Sigmoidscopy

Ear, Nose & Throat

  • Septal Defects
  • Ear Tubes (myringotomy)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Frenulectomy
  • Tonsils & Adenoids


  • Cervical Biopsy
  • Cervical Conization
  • Loop Electrical Excision (LEEP)
  • Salpingectomy
  • Tubal Ligation


  • Fractures – Hand, Arm, Ankle, Below the Knee
  • Carpal Tunnel
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Podiatry
  • Bunions
  • Hammertoes
  • Finger Joint Replacement
  • Cubital Runnel
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Hip and Knee Replacement


  • Foot & Ankle Fractures
  • Ankle Fusions
  • Diabetic Wounds
  • Amputations
  • Ankle Scopes

Patient Education

Adenoidectomy (PDF)

Amputation (PDF)

Anesthesia Education (PDF)

Ankle Fusion (PDF)

Carpal Tunnel (PDF)

Cervical Conization (PDF)

Cubital Tunnel (PDF)

Ear Tubes (PDF)


Frenulectomy (PDF)

Hysteroscopy (PDF)

Knee Arthroscopy (PDF)

Knee Replacement (PDF)

Lapidus Bunionectomy (PDF)

Lateral Epicondyle Release (PDF)


Lower Leg Block (PDF)

Shoulder Arthroscopy (PDF)

Shoulder Block (PDF)

Tendon Ligament Repair (PDF)

Tenject Tendon/Fascia Debridement (PDF)

Tonsillectomy (PDF)

Trigger Finger Release Surgery (PDF)

Preparation for your surgery

Common Interventional Pain Injection

How to Prepare for Your Colonoscopy

Click one of the buttons below to download the Colonoscopy Prep Information. The Surgical Associates instructions are for Dr. Wairukiru (George), Dr. Sano, and Dr. Gemma.

Colonoscopy Prep – Surgical Associates (PDF)

Colonoscopy Prep – Dr. Walsh (PDF)

What to Expect with a Knee Arthroscopy

What to Expect & How to Care for Your Port-A-Cath

How to Prepare for Your Joint Surgery with a Surgical Wash

Surgical Wash for Joint Replacement (PDF)

How to Prepare for Your Surgery with a Standard Surgical Wash

Standard Surgical Wash (PDF)


Monday – Friday: 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Available for emergency surgery during the week.


Scheduling Department: (765) 932-7545
Fax: (765) 932-7430

Summer LeSar, Director of Surgical Services
(765) 932-7040