1035 West Wayne Street, Paulding, Ohio 45879
Phone: 419.399.4080, Toll Free: 1.800.741.1743

Medical and Inpatient Services: Surgery


Surgeries and procedures once available only at large, urban hospitals are now routinely performed at Paulding County Hospital.


Our surgical team is comprised of Defiance Mercy General Surgeons, Dr. Jeffery Pruitt, Dr. Souheil Al-Jadda, and Dr. John Shaw, working with experienced, trained and certified surgical nurses and technicians.


All surgeons are board certified in general surgery and experienced in general, laparoscopic, and thoracic surgery, endoscopy, trauma, and abdominal surgery.


In the hospital's recently remodeled surgical suites, we have the latest, most up-to-date equipment for a variety of laparoscopic surgeries. This type of surgery is less invasive and provides for a quicker recovery. Laparoscopic surgeries include gall bladder, appendectomy, hysterectomy and tubal ligation.


Surgical Services Provided:

  • Orthopedic: Total Joint Replacement, Knee Arthroscopy, Carpel Tunnel, etc. Dr. Steven Haman from the Orthopaedic Institute of Ohio (OIO) will perform your surgery. For more information about Dr. Haman please visit the OIO website at www.orthoohio.com
  • Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT): Tonsillectomy, Ear Tube Insertion, Septoplasty, etc.
  • Gynecology: Hysterectomy, Ablations, Female Incontinence, etc.
  • Ophthalmology: Cataracts
  • Podiatry: Foot and Ankle Surgeries
  • Urology: Cystoscopy, Vasectomy, Circumcision, Lithotripsy, etc.
  • General Surgery: Laparoscopic Gallbladder, Hernia Repair, Appendectomy, Bowel Surgery, etc.
  • Endoscopy: Colonoscopy and EGD
  • State of the art anesthesia delivery and patient monitoring system

Though surgery can never be called enjoyable, we strive to create a stress-free, convenient environment for patients and their families.


If you have questions about PCH's surgery services call 419.399.1148, or call Mercy General Surgeon’s office at 419-784-1414 or 800-925-4642 toll free. PCH can be contacted toll free by calling 800.741.1743.