Surgery | Surgical

Surgical / Operative Specialties:

Click or Tap on any of the specialties to learn more about the surgical team. Whether it is an elective surgery or trauma the surgical team at Trinity Health is here for you.


Delivering anesthetics to relieve pain and sustain life as patients undergo surgery or other procedures.


Diagnosis and treatment of heart, cardiovascular disease and problems affecting the peripheral vessels.

da Vinci Services

Provides surgeons with an alternative to both traditional open surgery and conventional laparoscopy.

Ear, Nose, Throat (ENT)

Diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the ear, nose and throat, including head and neck surgery.

General Surgery

Skilled in a variety of innovative and minimally invasive procedures to speed recovery and return patients to normal activity as quickly as possible.

Hand Surgery

Hand surgery is the field of surgery that deals with surgical and nonsurgical treatment of conditions and problems affecting the hand, wrist, and upper extremity.


Surgical and nonsurgical treatment of eye problems, with onsite optical services available.


Nonsurgical care for people with problems affecting the nervous system.

Ob / Gyn

When medication and non-invasive procedures are unable to relieve symptoms, surgery remains the accepted and most effective treatment for a range of gynecologic conditions.

Oral / Facial

A specialty of dentistry that includes diagnosis and surgical treatment of injuries, defects, and diseases of the mouth, head, teeth, gums, and jaw.


Orthopedics is concerned with diseases, injuries, and conditions of the musculoskeletal system.


Specialists who treat conditions of the kidneys, urinary system and reproductive organs.
World-class technology and an experienced surgical team are touchstones of Trinity Health surgical services department. Trinity Hospital, the primary hospital campus, features nine surgical suites equipped with da Vinci robotics and other advanced technology for surgical specialties.

Outpatient Surgery

Trinity Hospital, Trinity Hospital- St. Joseph's and Health Center-Medical Arts, all in Minot; and Trinity Community Clinic-Western Dakota in Williston, offer same-day and ambulatory surgical procedures.

 Providers in this field:
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Ayjy Bhardwaj DO

A member of Trinity Health's team of general surgeons, Dr. AyJy P. Bhardwaj provides safe and ef --More--

Jerel Brandt DO

Dr. Brandt is skilled in the full range of surgical procedures, including minimally invasive surgeri --More--

Hong Jun MD

Hong J. Jun, MD, is a general and vascular surgeon, board certified by the American Board of Surgery --More--

Gillian Lavik MD

A member of our General Surgery team, Gillian Lavik, MD, provides safe and effective surgical care t --More--

Frank Shipley MD, FACS

Dr. Shipley is board certified in general surgery and he also performs thoracic and vascular surger --More--

Gary Wease MD, FACS

With nearly two decades of surgery experience, Dr. Gary L. Wease, MD, FACS, is a board-certified gen --More--