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The Mithoefer Center for Rural Surgery
is made possible...
through generous donations from

The Robert Keeler Foundation

The Mithoefer Center for Rural Surgery is a
part of the Bassett Healthcare Network.



The Mithoefer Center for Rural Surgery website is designed to provide physicians, researchers, hospital administrators, students and rural residents with information and networking opportunities concerning the provision of surgical care in rural communities.

This site includes information and resources about our research program, educational opportunities, symposium and rural surgeons network.

2011 Rural Surgery Symposium May 5-8

Click here for more information and to register online

Download the 'save the date' card as PDF

Mission Statement:

The Mithoefer Center for Rural Surgery is dedicated to ensuring that rural citizens have access to high-quality surgical services. We will achieve this mission by:

Research Summary:

Our research efforts are focused on the following:


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