General Surgery Services


When you need surgery you want to know as much as you can about the surgeon who will be performing your surgery so that you can feel confident that you are in good hands. Dr. Dan Metcalf is the general surgeon on staff at Memorial Medical Center. He brings fellowship training in colorectal surgery to our general surgery team. (link to Colorectal Surgery Services of MMC)

If your doctor is referring you to Dr. Metcalf for your surgery, you’re in good hands.

Meet General Surgeon Dr. Dan Metcalf
Dr. Metcalf is:

  • board certified in both general and colorectal surgery, meaning he has education beyond the minimal standards and competency required.
  • fellowship trained in colorectal surgery, which means he has achieved the highest level of training in that specialty.
  • comes to Memorial Medical Center from Duluth, Minnesota where he practiced for 11 years.

Medical Degree, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN

Residency—General Surgery
Grand Rapids Medical Education and Research Center, Grand Rapids, MI

Fellowship—Colon & Rectal Surgery
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Watch this video to learn more about how Dr. Metcalf cares for his patients:

General Surgery Diagnosis & Treatment

  • Gallbladder problems
  • Incisional hernia
  • Lipoma
  • Skin lesions
  • Umbilical hernia
  • Ventral hernia
  • Skin lesions

General Surgery Office Procedures

  • Excision of sebaceous cysts
  • Excision of skin lesions
  • Incision and drainage of abscess
  • Lipoma removal

Da Vinci Robotic Surgery

  • Colostomy
  • Endoscopy
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • Ileal pouch anal anastomosis
  • Ileostomy
  • Incisional hernia
  • Inguinal hernia
  • Low anterior resection
  • Polypectomy
  • Proctectomy
  • Rectopexy
  • Recurrent hernia repair
  • Right colectomy
  • Screening colonoscopy
  • Sigmoid colectomy
  • Subtotal colectomy
  • Total colectomy Ventral hernia

Laparoscopic Surgery

  • Appendectomy
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Colectomy
  • Colostomy
  • Ileostomy
  • Small bowel resection
  • Ventral hernia repair