General Surgery | Adair County Health System

General Surgery

The surgery department at ACHS offers outpatient, general surgical procedures close to home.


The general surgery team includes Dr. Paul Grossmann, an exceptional, board-certified surgeon, as well as compassionate, mastery-certified NISE (Nurses in Surgery Essentials) registered nurses, and a dedicated anesthesia provider (Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist).

Dr. Grossmann specializes in minimally invasive and laparoscopic general surgeries and has more than 25 years of experience.



To provide the highest quality patient care before, during and after each procedure to ensure a quick and seamless recovery. We are devoted to offering a safe, personalized and convenient outpatient surgery experience.


Our general surgeon performs a variety of general surgical procedures, including but not limited to
  • Upper endoscopy and colonoscopy
  • Hernia repair
  • Appendix removal
  • Gallbladder removal
  • Lipoma, neuroma and cyst excision
  • Skin lesion removal
  • Abscess drainage
  • Port-a-cath placement
  • Hemorrhoid therapy (HET)
  • Breast biopsies


Patients may schedule surgical consultation appointments with Dr. Grossman in the Adair County Medical Clinic - Greenfield. Appointments are required. However, no referral is necessary for a consultation appointment.

Surgical procedures will be scheduled as appropriate following surgical consultation. The surgery department will contact patients to schedule procedures after receiving all necessary authorization.

Phone: 641-743-6189