Union Hospital Surgical Department, Dover Ohio


Phone: (330) 364-0836

Dr. Joseph Zemis, a board certified general surgeon, performs minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery in a Union Hospital operating room.


With the expansion of Union Hospital equipment, facilities, and medical staff, the number of inpatient and outpatient surgical cases increases each year.

An impressive list of board certified general and specialized surgeons is providing a growing list of surgical services available to residents in this area. In addition to general surgery, the list of specialists includes:

  • Orthopaedic surgery
  • Oral and maxillofacial surgery
  • Eye surgery
  • Gynecologic surgery
  • Head and Neck surgery
  • Podiatric surgery
  • Vascular surgery
  • Urologic surgery

Union Hospital is proud of its wide range of state-of-the-art surgical equipment and skilled nursing staff who work closely with the surgeons. Minimally invasive surgical procedures are done with laparoscopic and arthroscopic technology as well as laser surgery.


Outpatient Surgery Center

The Outpatient Surgery Center offers the convenience of same-day surgery and endoscopy provided from within the safety and security of a fully-equipped hospital. Union Hospital will serve nearly 5,000 surgical and endoscopy outpatients this year through our Outpatient Surgery Center.

Dr. Joseph Zemis, a board certified general surgeon, performs minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery in a Union Hospital operating room.

A tiny video camera gives Dr. Kurt Garren, a board certified head and neck surgeon, a closeup view of the tiny anatomy involved in this type of surgery.