Dr. Barry Welch performs cataract surgery and other optical related surgeries on Tuesdays and Thursdays. More than 3 million cataract surgeries are performed each year in the United States.

Dr. Barry Welch


Colonoscopy/Endoscopy procedures help find and detect health problems and are instrumental in screening patients for a variety of ailments. Dr. Charles Welch and Dr. James “Bo” Johnson both perform endoscopy procedures at NWSC. Colorectal cancer is the number two cancer killer in Wyoming, and yet it is very preventable with screening. Contact Dr. Welch or Dr. Johnson to discuss screening or the Wyoming Dept. of Health .


Dr. Charles Welch

Dr. James “Bo” Johnson


Dr. G.Jeffrey Poffenbarger performs neck and spine surgical procedures on an outpatient basis. Advances in technology has allowed for more spine procedures to be performed within a surgical center than ever before.


Dr. G.Jeffrey Poffenbarger


Urological procedures are performed by Dr. Greg Stewart. In addition to other urological procedures, Dr. Stewart utilizes a lithotripsy machine to pulverize painful kidney stones.

Dr. Greg Stewart

General Surgery

General Surgery is performed by Dr. Charles Welch. Dr. Welch performs a variety of general procedures including hernias, gallbladders, breast biopsy’s, and other general surgical procedures.

Dr. Charles Welch

Orthopaedic Surgery

Our physicians perform various joint, arthroscopic, and endoscopic procedures. NWSC has also does Total Joint Replacement, Hip Arthroscopy and Spinal Procedures.

Dr. Jimmie Biles                     Dr. Jared Lee

Dr. Stephen Emery                Dr. Frank Schmidt

Dr. Jay Winzenried


Gynecological procedures such as laparoscopy’s, hysteroscopy’s, biopsy’s, and Laparoscopic Hysterectomy’s are performed by Dr. Dale Myers and Dr. Lisa Williams.

Dr. Dale Myers

Dr. Lisa Williams

Pain Management

Dr. Ted Ajax and Dr. Brad Low have privileges to perform pain management procedures within the facility. Pain Management techniques and injections help ease the suffering and improves the quality of life for those living with pain. These doctors along with Dr. Caety Schmidt, Dr. Luke Bracke, Dr. Edye Newsome and three local CRNA’s provide anesthesia services at the Center.


Dr. Ted Ajax                        Dr. Caety Schmidt

Dr. Brad Low                      Dr. Luke Bracke

Dr. Edye Newsome

In addition to the above physicians, Dr. Lael Beachler (Podiatry), Dr. Stephen Mainini (Bronchoscopy), Dr. Allen Gee (Neurology), Dr. Thomas Etter (General Surgery and Endoscopy) all have privileges and perform procedures at NWSC.

Our Physicians

Our qualified, elite physicians have years of experience in surgery procedures and are board certified. Our commitment to our patients remains a priority and allows us to provide the latest techniques in surgery procedures. You can trust the Northern Wyoming Surgical Center for your surgery needs.

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Questions or Concerns?

We are glad to answer any questions you have regarding your account with Northern Wyoming Surgical Center. And, will work hard to make sure it is handled professionally and in a timely manner. Please contact us with any questions at (307) 587-2139.

Please be aware that you will receive separate bills from your surgeon, your anesthesiologist and for any other professional services you receive while at the center.

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