Ambulatory Care/Same Day Care

CHI St. Joseph’s Health Ambulatory Care Unit (ACU) team treats patients who arrive at the hospital for procedures and treatment as outpatients who will leave within the same day.

Services include:

  • Outpatient surgery, pre- and post-operative and follow-up care
  • Cardiac stress testing
  • Pain management clinic
  • Infusion therapy
  • Blood transfusions
  • Injections
  • Biopsies and other testing procedures
  • Patient education
  • Varicose Vein Therapy

Contact us: 218.616.3170


CHI St. Joseph’s Health features the latest technology in our state-of-the-art surgery suites. The Surgery team is comprised of acclaimed surgeons, anesthesia team and specially trained surgical nurses, technicians and support staff.

CHI St. Joseph’s Health is a Center of Excellence for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery from the Surgical Review Corporation for excellence in safety, efficacy and efficiency; we are also a MBSAQIP Accredited Center through the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program.

When surgery is a necessary medical treatment, we provide patients excellent surgical care and recovery. Let your provider know that you prefer to have your procedure done at CHI St. Joseph’s Health. As part of the Level IV Trauma team, we are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for emergent surgical procedures. Elective surgical procedures are scheduled Monday-Friday, 7:15 am to 3 pm.

Services include:

  • Weight-loss surgery including gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy
  • Ambulatory/ inpatient surgery
  • General surgery
  • Laparoscopic procedures
  • Endoscopy procedures
  • Cataract surgery
  • Urology surgery
  • Vascular surgery
  • Varicose Vein Therapy
  • Ear, Nose and Throat surgery
  • Gynecological/Cesarean Section
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Pain Management Clinic
  • Podiatry

Contact Us: 218.616.3170


CHI St. Joseph’s Health provides anesthesia services from Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) available for scheduled procedures and on-call coverage 24-hours a day. In the operating room, anesthesia options are general, spinals, epidurals, blocks, and Monitored Anesthesia Care (MAC) for sedation.

Our CRNAs have state-of-the-art equipment available to them and maintain certifications from the Council on Recertification of Nurse Anesthetist and in advanced cardiac life support.

Services Include:

  • Epidural steroid injection/trigger point injections/sacroiliac injections
  • Epidurals for pain following surgery
  • Epidurals/intrathecals for use in obstetrics
  • MAC for colonoscopy and endoscopy
  • MAC sedation for ER procedures
  • Trauma resuscitation
  • Pain management consultation

Contact Us: 218.616.3170

Pain Management Clinic

The Pain Management Clinic at CHI St. Joseph’s Health treats patients with acute or chronic pain. Patients receive treatment in a supportive, compassionate environment. Treatment is tailored to patient condition, degree of pain, and needs.

Pain is a complex medical problem that can have profound effects on your physical and mental well-being. Our goal is to help you decrease your level of pain and suffering, to help you to achieve, and restore quality of life. Ask your provider for a referral to our Pain Management Clinic.

Services Include:

  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Trigger Point Injections
  • Sacroiliac Injections

Contact Us: 218.616.3170

Varicose Vein Therapy

Men and women of all ages may benefit from Varicose Vein Therapy. Treatment is more than cosmetics. Varicose veins can be a source of discomfort, swelling, and pain. Your symptoms can be relieved quickly and easily thanks to minimally invasive treatment options available at CHI St. Joseph’s Health. No referrals are needed.

For appointments, call Dr. Wroblewski at Essentia Health: 218.732.2894

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General Information

600 Pleasant Avenue
Park Rapids, MN 56470

Phone: 218.732.3311
Toll Free: 800.566.3311
Fax: 218.732.1360

General Information

600 Pleasant Avenue, Park Rapids, MN 56470
Phone: 218.732.3311 | Toll Free: 800.566.3311 | Fax: 218.732.1360

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