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Surgical Services

FCMC Surgical Services

Phone: (717)485-6117
214 Peach Orchard Road, McConnellsburg, PA 17233

The Surgical Services Team at FCMC is committed to providing a safe and pleasant experience for all of our surgical patients. Our Operating and Procedure Rooms are both equipped with state of the art technology including High Definition Video Laparoscopy and Endoscopy Units, LED overhead lighting, Intra-operative Radiography (x-ray) and patient warming devices. Both the staff and surgeons strive to ensure the best possible outcomes for our patients. For more information please call (717)485-6117.


Dr. Jeffrey Mandak has been serving patients in Fulton County since 1997. He is here Monday-Friday (except Thursdays) for consults and appointments. He also performs Transesophageal Echocardiograms and Cardioversions with the assistance of the Surgical Staff.

General Surgery

Fulton County Medical Center Chief of Surgery, Dr. Karl Riggle (of Tristate Surgeons) has been serving patients in Fulton County for over 30 years. Has served as Chief of Surgery at FCMC since 2016. Dr. Riggle is a Board Certified General Surgeon and sees patients for general surgery and vascular needs by appointment every Tuesday in the Specialty Services Department. He also performs general surgery procedures and provides consultation on Emergency Room and Acute Care patients. Specializes in general and vascular surgery and operates full-time at Meritus Medical Center where he is able to perform larger, more involved procedures and continue with follow-up here at FCMC.

Dr. Nicole DeBolt joined FCMC in February of 2019. She is a Board Certified General Surgeon who is at FCMC seeing patients and performing general surgery procedures Monday through Friday. She also provides consultation services to hospital and emergency room patients as needed. Dr. DeBolt performs an average of 400 cases per year at our facility, including, but no limited to, breast surgery and melanoma excision. Dr. DeBolt is available by appointment through Fulton Surgical Services at 717 485 7333.

Dr. Robert Carman Jr. D.O, F.A.C.O.S of Central PA Surgical Associates returned to FCMC in January 2021. Dr. Carman is a Board Certified general surgeon who is fellowship trained in minimally-invasive colon & rectal surgery at the University of Texas. He obtained his degree in osteopathic medicine from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his internship and general surgery residence at Pinnacle Health in Harrisburg, PA.
Dr. Carmen's fellowship concentration was laparoscopic techniques including robotics for colon and rectal surgery. In addition, he is trained in conditions affecting the anus and the rectum including fissures, fistulas, abscesses, hemorrhoids, prolapse, and incontinence. He is very proud to be affiliated with Fulton County Medical Center and is committed to providing patients in the region with the very best in surgical care.

General Surgeries performed at FCMC include (but not limited to), Gallbladder Removal, Appendix removal, Colonoscopy, Hernia Repair, Gastric Endoscopy, Excision of Lesions and Lipomas, Hemorrhoid Banding or Excision., Access Port Placement and Biopsies.


Dr. Matthew Espenshade, Orthopedic Surgeon of Arlington Orthopedics out of Harrisburg, has enjoyed seeing patients for Orthopedic needs at FCMC since 2012. He is available for appointments every Wednesday and Thursday in the Specialty Services Department. Some of the surgeries Dr. Espenshade performs at FCMC include, Shoulder and Knee Arthroscopies, Rotator Cuff Repairs, Carpal Tunnel Repairs, Trigger Finger Repairs, Procedures to help with Arthritis and Fracture Repairs.


Dr. Pratt, began performing cataract surgery at FCMC in 2022. Performs cataract Removal with lens implant

Thoracic Surgery

Dr. Troy Moritz, DO has been seeing patients at FCMC since 2014. He is a Thoracic Surgeon who specializes in chest surgery.He performs some related diagnostic procedures at FCMC surgical services. He is here seeing patients every 4th Friday.


Dr. Prudencio of Urology of Central PA (UCPA) have been seeing patient's at FCMC since 2016. Dr. Jose Prudencio sees patients at FCMC two Fridays a month and has clinical interests in prostate cancer, incontinence and kidney stones. He performs surgery at FCMC, including (not limited to) Vasectomies, Ureteral Stenting, Cystoscopy, Hydrocelectomy, Transrectal Prostate Biopsy with Ultrasound, and Gold Marker Placement for Radiation Therapy.


Dr. Melody Stouder - Dr. Gregory Smith - Dr. Adam Grahn

Podiatry Surgery is currently being performed at FCMC on rotating days of the month and appointments with surgeons are available at the Specialty Services Department. Procedures include (but are not limited to) Hammertoe Repair, Bunion Repair, Foot and Ankle Reconstructive Surgery, Fracture Repair, Correction of Charcot's Deformity, Amputation and Excision of lesions.

Anesthesia Services

Toby McCarty, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, has been providing anesthesia services to patients at FCMC since 2010. His services include providing surgical care before, during and after surgical procedures, as well as, steroid epidural injections and nerve blocks for pain control.
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