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Mission Statement

Palouse Surgeons is a regionally focused and community responsive surgical practice that provides high quality, evidence based, outcome driven, patient focused care that is readily available in each community.


Palouse Surgeons will be recognized as the surgical practice of choice by patients and referring physicians and will play an integral role in a regional healthcare system.

We will provide a core array of surgical services that responds to the needs of our communities. We will foster a workplace environment that supports a balanced approach to professional, financial and personal needs. We will develop a successful practice as measured by patient care, financial results, and the retention of our physicians and staff.

About Us

Palouse Surgeons, LLC is a general surgery practice that is a jointly owned practice by the three regional hospitals (Whitman Hospital and Medical Center, Pullman Regional Hospital, and Gritman Medical Center) in Idaho and Washington. There are clinic locations, in Pullman, Moscow, and Colfax.

The practice has five physicians Dr. John Visger, Dr. Derrick Walker, Dr. Juan Parra, Dr. Geoffrey Stiller, and Dr. Jeffrey Jones. We serve a population of around 80,000 people, 30,000 of whom are students at Washington State University in Pullman and the University of Idaho in Moscow – Our Board Certified Surgeons are proficient in laparoscopic surgery, as well as other minimally invasive surgical techniques. We provide special expertise in Abdominal, Colon and Rectal, Hernia, Breast, Gall Bladder, Gerd , and treatment of varicose veins.