Hospital Services

CHI St. Gabriel's Health

Hospital Services

In central Minnesota, you’ll find quality health care as near to you as St. Gabriel’s Hospital in Little Falls. We’ve been serving this area since 1892 and we have the equipment, experience, and expertise to offer you a full range of the latest health services.

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Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Through the years, we’ve helped many families bring their babies into the world. We have special birthing suites that provide a safe and relaxing, homelike atmosphere for the arrival of your child. Labor & delivery pain management options include epidural anesthesia.

The following family medicine doctors provide obstetrical care (deliver babies):

Christopher Bell, MD
Heather Bell, MD
Julie Bell, MD
Jennifer Wesenberg, DO

These and several other family medicine providers offer many gynecological services such as annual exams, etc., as well.


Surgery is performed in well-equipped rooms by skilled surgeons who are assisted by carefully trained surgical nurses. Many procedures are performed on an outpatient basis. Orthopedics Our orthopedic surgeons provide a full range of care including joint replacement and arthroscopic surgery, fracture and sports-related injury treatment. They perform many of these surgeries using the latest minimally invasive and progressive techniques. • Click for Same Day Surgery Brochure


Visit Little Falls Orthopedics

Our orthopedic surgeons provide a full range of care including joint replacement and arthroscopic surgery, fracture and sports-related injury treatment. They perform many of these surgeries using the latest minimally invasive and progressive techniques.


Imaging /Radiology

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Our imaging department performs diagnostic services 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Available services include x-ray, nuclear medicine, ultrasound, fl uoroscopy, digital mammography, magnetic resonance imagery (MRI, body section radiology (CT Scans), and interventional pain management.

Intensive Care

In case of more serious illness, our intensive care unit’s highly skilled, professional staff provides continual care and attention, keeping close watch over your recovery.

Spiritual Services

Complete spiritual and emotional care is available to all patients, as well as their relatives and friends, through our spiritual services program. Chaplains will visit patients upon request and arrange for patients to see their own pastors as well.

Respiratory Care

Respiratory therapists and specially trained personnel administer diagnostic and therapeutic respiratory services to our patients such as:

  • Sleep studies
  • Cardiac stress tests
  • Pharmacological stress tests
  • Echo cardiograms
  • EEGs
  • Pulmonary rehab
  • Pulmonary function testing (including asthma testing)
  • Other diagnostic testing

Emergency CareEmergency Care

Because an accident can happen at any time, we provide emergency service around the clock. A team of nurses, support personnel, and physicians staff our emergency room. In cases of extreme trauma, air and ground ambulance services are available to provide prompt transportation to trauma centers in urban areas.

Specialty Outreach Clinics

At St. Gabriel’s Hospital, our access to specialists gives us the ability to treat a wide range of medical problems. This growing list of regularly scheduled physicians includes ENT, Urology and Neurology. We also provide sophisticated diagnostic tests such as EMGs, ECGs, etc.

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Ear, Nose & Throat & Audiology

Dr. Ronald Hanson has been providing ear, nose, and throat services to Central Minnesota for over 25 years. Alexandra Borders, AuD provides hearing testing services and hearing aid evaluations. Both Dr. Hanson and Alexandra see patients through the Specialty Outreach program in Little Falls.


Our education programs help people learn how to prevent future illness by making healthy lifestyle choices today. Our objective is to serve as the health care resource for the community.


Under the supervision of a licensed pathologist, our laboratory staff performs tests vital to a successful diagnosis and treatment for both inpatients and outpatients.

CHI Health at Home

Nurses, therapists, and aides assist the client with rehabilitative needs at home. Hospice care provides services to clients with terminal illness and their families.

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A full-service pharmacy, staffed by registered pharmacists and pharmacy technicians, is located on campus to dispense medications and intravenous solutions to all hospital departments. A telepharmacy service, ePharmacist Direct, expands access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Cardiac RehabilitationCardiac Rehabilitation

Using education, exercise and psychological support, our cardiac rehabilitation program helps people recover from heart injury or surgery, encouraging them to live in the healthiest way possible.

Social Services

The social worker works with other team members in reaching patient goals and ensuring a smooth transition from the hospital to the community. Many challenges can accompany a sudden illness or injury. The social worker can assist patients and families with counseling and support as well as help them access resources that can meet individual discharge-planning needs.

Personalized Nursing Care

St. Gabriel’s Hospital is proud of the quality care our nursing staff provides. Our nurses are specially trained in the areas of surgery, critical care, obstetrics, medical/surgical/pediatrics, orthopedics, emergency, and outpatient care. Personalized care and attention, as well as commitment to the individual needs of patients, make our nurses among the best in greater Minnesota.

Rehab Services

Under the direction of physical, occupational, and speech therapists, a wide range of rehabilitative services are provided to help patients regain their previous level of function and achieve greater independence.

Medical Staff

Our active medical staff serves as a professional partner in delivering quality care. They’re able to treat most health concerns locally and include specialists in family practice, general surgery, internal medicine, obstetrics & gynecology, orthopedics, pathology, pediatrics, and radiology.

Occupational Health

Services offered to business clients include:

  • Pre-employment health screenings
  • DOT and non-DOT drug testing
  • Breath alcohol testing
  • Hearing tests
  • Respirator questionnaires/fi t testing
  • Ergonomic work site assessments
  • Bloodborne pathogen education
  • Other work-related services

Visiting Specialists

Visiting doctors in these specialties see patients at CHI St. Gabriel’s Health Little Falls facilities:

  • Audiology
  • Cardiology
  • Dermatology
  • Disability
  • Ear, nose, throat
  • EMG
  • Gastroenterology
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Oncology
  • Pulmonology
  • Rheumatology
  • Urology