The Surgery Department at Rio Grande Hospital is focused on providing our patients with personal attention and outstanding care with up-to-date monitoring and anesthesia equipment.

The Surgery Department offers non-emergency out-patient procedures. We have an Orthopedic Surgeon on staff and a number of visiting specialty physicians that offer a variety of services including colonoscopies and endoscopies, removal of cataracts and lens replacements, as well as, knee arthroscopies. Our surgical team also includes specialty trained nurses and anesthesia providers who also hold certifications in Advanced Cardiac Life Support.

The Surgery Department consists of 1 Operating Room, a 3-bed PACU and Central Sterile Services.

Mission: With a smile and a helping hand, we provide quality care and service to our communities.

Vision: We will distinguish ourselves as the trusted healthcare destination.
We will provide compassionate healthcare and advocate wellness through innovative access, preventive medicine,
and collaborative partnerships within our diverse community.


Rio Grande Hospital

310 County Road 14
Del Norte, CO 81132
Tel: 719-657-2510
Open: 24/7

Creede Family Practice

802 Rio Grande
Creede, CO 81130
Tel: 719-658-0929

Rio Grande
Hospital Clinic

310C County Road 14
Del Norte, CO 81132
Tel: 719-657-2418

Monte Vista Medical Clinic & Pharmacy

1033 2nd Avenue
Monte Vista, CO 81144
Tel: 719-852-8827
Pharmacy Tel: 719-628-0533

Rio Grande Hospital Clinic at South Fork

52 Jackson Street
South Fork, CO 81154
Tel: 719-873-5494