General Surgery Blog

Surgeon Spotlighted by Sauk Prairie Chamber

  • March 26, 2019
Surgeon Spotlighted by Sauk Prairie Chamber
Dr. H. Clay Dean was profiled in the February issue of the Sauk Prairie Chamber of Commerce Newsletter, in which he speaks about his medical...


Is GERD the Word for Your Heartburn? Symptoms of Acid Reflux Can Be Warning Sign

  • October 26, 2018
Is GERD the Word for Your Heartburn? Symptoms of Acid Reflux Can Be Warning Sign
It’s not unusual to have some heartburn from time to time, especially after eating certain foods or a large meal too close to bedtime. That...


Mammography and MRIs in Breast Cancer Screening

  • October 25, 2018
Mammography and MRIs in Breast Cancer Screening
Sauk Prairie Healthcare takes on breast cancer every single month of the year with preventive mammography and other services. But Breast Cancer...


Better Detection, Accuracy with 3-D Mammography

  • October 23, 2017
Better Detection, Accuracy with 3-D Mammography
The 3-D mammography capabilities that Sauk Prairie Healthcare offers can detect up to 41 percent more invasive breast cancers than a traditional...


Colonoscopies Save Lives

  • February 27, 2017
Colonoscopies Save Lives
Colonoscopies. It’s an uncomfortable topic. Some people may feel embarrassed or heard myths about getting a colonoscopy, so they avoid it at all...


Doctor’s Orders: Take it easy and watch some March Madness

  • January 30, 2017
Doctor’s Orders: Take it easy and watch some March Madness
If you’ve been considering a vasectomy, March Madness might be the perfect time to do it. After all, if you have to take a few days to recover, you...


Dr. H. Clay Dean to join Surgical Associates in September

  • June 22, 2016
Dr. H. Clay Dean to join Surgical Associates in September

Sauk Prairie Healthcare is delighted to welcome H. Clay Dean V, MD to Surgical Associates...



Colon Cancer Essentials

  • March 18, 2016
Colon Cancer Essentials
Colon Cancer affects 1 in 19 (or 5.4% of the population).  Certain people are at higher risk for colon cancer and the best way to test for...


The Importance of a Colonoscopy

  • March 18, 2016
The Importance of a Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy is one of the best screening tools for colon cancer.  This is the gold standard of screening tools that physicians use to...


Get your rear in here!

Colonoscopies save lives

  • February 26, 2016
It’s not a topic people want to talk about. It’s about our derrière after all! But we need to talk about it. Colonoscopies save lives. It’s a...