Dr. Herbert Gladen, MD., has joined the medical staff at Orchard Hospital's Medical Specialty Center and the surgery team at the hospital.

Dr. Gladen most recently worked at Colusa Regional Medical Center and is currently certified in general surgery and previously also in surgical critical care. He attended medical school and completed his general surgery residency training at the Mayo Clinic Medical School in Rochester, Minnesota. He served as Associate Professor of Surgery at Johns Hopkins University Medical Center in Baltimore and served as Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery at the University of California at San Francisco, Fresno campus.

Specializing (and Board Certified) in General Surgery , Dr. Gladen joins Dr. C.J. Sheih and Dr. George Hayes as Orchard Hospital's surgery team which means the surgery department will be fully staffed and running five days a week now.

Dr. Gladen and his wife live in Colusa. It was at his wife's convincing that Dr. Gladen went into the medical field, the profession she is in as an RN. The couple has been together since they were teens and married while he served in the Air Force.

Dr. Gladen's main specialties are appendectomies, hernia repairs and gall bladder surgeries and sees patients at the Medical Specialty Center on Mondays 8 a.m., to 5 p.m. Call 846-9080 for an appointment.