Here are 31 surgery centers that are able to offer 23-hour stays to patients who require extended time for recovery.
Ambulatory Surgical Center of Stevens Point (Wisconsin): The Ambulatory Surgical Center of Stevens Point opened in 2006 and in 2010 began performing total joint procedures and thus offering an overnight stay program for patients when necessary. This is a multispeciality surgery center that performs knee replacement, shoulder replacement, hip replacement and some spine procedures that may necessitate the patient remaining up to 23 hours. "Our 23 hour stay program provides patients with one on one nursing case, catered meals and an enclosed room which was specifically built for this patient population" says administrator Becky Ziegler-Otis RHIA, CPHQ CHC CASC. "The center services the community with the following specialties: urology, podiatry, ophthalmology, pain management, general surgery, spine and orthopedics."
Bailey Square Surgery Center (Austin, Texas). The surgery center includes 23 hour stay capabilities, and it features 12 operating rooms and two endoscopy suites. Founded in 1973, the facility was the state's first freestanding ambulatory surgery center. Its physician team performs more than 11,000 surgeries annually in a number of specialties, including ENT, general surgery, gynecology and ophthalmology.
Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Surgery Center (Cincinnati). Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine's ambulatory surgery center is equipped with 23-hour stay rooms for patients who need extended recovery. The surgery center is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care and includes viewing rooms where families can see the operating room environment and watch the procedure as its being performed. Beacon Orthopaedics offers MRI, DEXA bone density scanners and X-ray as well as physical therapy and athletic trainers. Orthopedic surgeons have a special interest in total joint replacement, arthroscopic procedures and sports medicine. The practice also includes a spine center and partners with Chiropractic Care.
Carlsbad (Calif.) Surgery Center. The surgery center is able to offer patients 23-hour stay options. It was opened in 2009 and is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care. It is a member of the California Ambulatory Surgery Association and the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce. The center's medical staff have expertise in ENT, general surgery, spine orthopedics, pain management and vascular surgery.
Cedar Lake Surgery Center (Biloxi, Mis.). Cedar Lakes Surgery Center was established in 1977 as the first freestanding outpatient surgery center in Mississippi. It has since grown into a 16,000-squre-foot facility that can accommodate 23-hour stays. Technology at the surgery center includes the Intstatrac sinus surgery computer system, laser technology and advanced arthroscopy equipment. The ASC also includes procedure areas for endoscopy and pain management. The surgery center is wholly physician-owned and houses the first surgical suite dedicated to performing and teaching balloon Sinuplasty techniques. Surgeons at the center have a special interest in internal medicine, gastroenterology, ophthalmology, plastic surgery, orthopedics and otolaryngology.
Centrum Surgical Center (Englewood, Colo.). Centrum Surgical Center includes six preoperative stations, one pediatric preoperative station and four operating rooms. The center can accommodate for patients who need 23-hour stays and includes a closed anesthesia staff with radiology capabilities onsite. The surgery center includes orthopedic surgery, plastic surgery, urology, pain management, ENT, ophthalmology and oral surgery. The ASC was founded in 1994 and is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care. It is a HealthOne facility.
Creekside Surgery Center (Anchorage, Alaska). The surgery center offers 23-hour stays and has the capability of discharging the patient to an assisted living facility that is able to accommodate a longer stay. "Creekside started providing overnight stays in 2011," says Sue Sumpter, administrator/executive director at the center. "For patients to stay at the facility, we offered shift differential to our nursing staff to work a 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. shift. We arranged for meals with a local caterer."
The procedures that typically require 23-hour stays or extended stays at the assisted living facility are laminectomies, anterior cervical disc fusions, hip arthroplasty, knee arthroplasty, shoulder arthroplasty, thyroidectomy and parathyroid cases.
The center opened in November 2010, and includes more than 15 physicians.
Cypress Surgery Center (Wichita, Kan.). This Symbion-managed facility can accommodate patients requiring 23-hour stays. The most common procedure that requires a 23-hour stay is a hysterectomy. The center performs 11,000 surgical and non-surgical procedures each year, and is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care. The center's medical director is David Grainger, MD, and the administrator is Misty Sachs. Cypress Surgery Center physicians offer surgical care in numerous specialties, including urology, orthopedics, gastroenterology, ENT, ophthalmology and general surgery.
DISC Sports and Spine Center (Marina del Rey, Calif.). DISC is able to provide patients with 23-hour overnight stays. There are private patient rooms for overnight stays with flat screen TVs and satellite service, full hospital beds and blankets patients are able to take home with them. Skilled nurses are also staffed near the patient rooms overnight, with a maximum ratio of one nurse for every two patients. DISC has partnered with Smith & Nephew to provide advanced operating rooms that have a centralized flow of information to optimize equipment, control media and configure the room for each particular surgeon. The surgery center is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care and serves as the official medical providers for the U.S. Olympic Team, Red Bull America athletes and Los Angeles Kings. Surgeons are able to provide an array of orthopedic and spine procedures in the ASC, including partial knee replacements and minimally invasive spine surgery.
East Memphis Surgery Center (Memphis, Tenn.). The surgery center provides patients the option of 23-hour stays. Typically, plastic surgery patients require this option. The center is managed by Symbion and accredited by the Joint Commission. Opened in 1993, the surgery center is a limited partnership with Memphis-based Baptist Memorial Health Care and physician partners. Its medical staff includes more than 95 physicians providing care in a wide array of specialties, such as ENT, gynecology, general surgery, podiatry, orthopedics and pain management.
Greater Sacramento (Calif.). Greater Sacramento Surgery Center has a 23-hour stay program, which allows patients to stay overnight when necessary. The surgery center is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care. Physicians at the surgery center perform arthroscopic knee surgery, shoulder surgery, GI procedures, ovary surgery and colonoscopy.
Harmony Surgery Center (Fort Collins, Colo.). Harmony Surgery Center has a convalescence care license which allows patients to have an extended recovery stay. The multispecialty ASC includes four operating rooms, two GI endoscopy rooms, a pain management room and six private overnight extended recovery suites. The nurse-to-patient ratio for overnight stays does not exceed one to three. It is accredited by the Joint Commission and is an active member in the Colorado Ambulatory Surgery Center Association. There are 27 physician investors who have a special interest in bariatric surgery, ENT, orthopedic surgery, urology, ophthalmology and pain management.
Hudson Crossing Surgery Center (Fort Lee, N.J.). Hudson Crossing Surgery Center opened in 2005 and includes a 14-bed post-anesthesia care unit providing for up to 23-hour postoperative stays. The surgery center has five operating rooms and has treated more than 30,000 patients since its inception. The surgery center is managed by Surgery Works and led by President Barry Salzman. Surgeons at the center specialize in ENT, orthopedics, neurosurgery, ophthalmology, spine, pain management and urology. The center is accredited by the Accreditation Association of Ambulatory Health Care and includes the Medtronic Fusion Navigation and Sinus Irrigation ENT equipment, Zeiss microscopes for spine and ENT procedures and Lumenis Holminum Laser Lithotripsy equipment.
Lakewalk Surgery Center (Duluth, Minn.). The surgery center includes 23-hour stay capabilities. Patients undergoing total knee replacement procedures require this option. The independent, outpatient facility has a patient satisfaction rating of 97 percent. It includes private rooms, and the patient infection rate for the period ending March 31, 2013, was 0.114 percent. The center provides surgical services in a number of specialties, including orthopedics and podiatry, gastroenterology, ophthalmology and general surgery. More than 80 physicians perform procedures at the center.
Loveland (Colo.) Surgery Center. Loveland Surgery Center includes a convalescence center for patients who need an extended stay. The rooms include televisions. Loveland hosts about 3,400 orthopedic, spine, pain management and ENT procedures annually. It has seven physician-owners. The center's spine program was an early adopter of the level-three Prestige cervical disc replacement, Paradigm Spine's coflex device, the multi-level NeoDisc replacement and the Dynamic Stabilization System for a posterior lumbar fusion. Loveland Surgery holds a convalescent license, allowing it to cover more complex surgeries. The surgery center is accredited by The Joint Commission.
MALO Center for Ambulatory Surgery (Rutherford, N.J.). The 11,000-square-foot center provides 23-hour stay capabilities for adult and pediatric patients. The center includes four operating rooms and offers a 3DHD imaging system to assist surgeons performing endoscopic surgeries. It offers care in numerous specialties such as bariatrics, ENT, gynecology, neurosurgery, orthopedics, urology, podiatry, spine and interventional pain management. The center also provides patients with direct transfer to the West Orange, N.J.-based Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation.
Microsurgical Spine Center (Puyallup, Wash.). The surgery center, managed by Symbion, can accommodate patients who need 23-hour stay options. Patients undergoing multi-level spine fusions are most likely to need an extended stay option. The surgery center is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care and is a part of Puyallup-based NeoSpine. Richard Wohns, MD, is the medical director of the surgery center as well as NeoSpine. The center is staffed by a team of five physicians performing artificial disc surgery, fusions, decompressions, minimally invasive surgery and stem cell injections.
Midtown Surgical Center (Denver). Midtown Surgical Center can accommodate 23-hour stay patients at its multispecialty ASC. The surgery center has eight preoperative stations, five operating rooms, one minor procedure room and three GI endoscopy suites. Surgeons at the ASC perform orthopedic surgery, plastic surgery, urological procedures, ophthalmology, ENT and pain management. The facility is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care. It was founded in 1995 and is a HealthOne facility.
Millennium Surgical Center (Cherry Hill, N.J.). Millennium Surgical Center work with the Millennium Physicians Network to provide patients with care in the ASC. The surgery center has 23-hour overnight stay capabilities and an infection rate of less than 0.1 percent. The surgery center was opened in October 2007 and accredited by the Joint Commission. Surgeons at the ASC perform orthopedics, spine, pain management and podiatry services. The procedures performed at the surgery center range from minimally invasive spine surgery and anterior discectomy with fusion to reconstructive shoulder and knee surgery. The surgery center includes 25 physician owners.
Minimally Invasive Spine Institute (Lafayette, Colo.). The Symbion-managed surgery center is able to offer 23-hour stays for its patients, typically needed by those who have undergone multi-level spinal fusions. The center offers minimally invasive spine procedures, neurosurgery, non-surgical procedures and plastic and general surgery. Physicians from Boulder Neurosurgical Associates, Alpine Spine Center and Colorado Center for Spine Medicine, all located in Boulder, Colo., perform procedures at the surgery center.
Northern Wyoming Surgical Center (Cody). The physicians of Big Horn Basin Bone & Joint Clinic perform a majority of their surgeries at Northern Wyoming Surgical Center, which includes 23-hour stays. The ASC has four overnight stay rooms and provides patients with select meals prepared by a local restaurant. In addition to orthopedics, the surgery center offers neurosurgery and spine procedures, general surgery, gynecology, ophthalmology, endoscopy, urology and pain management. The surgery center has been serving its community for more than 10 years and is jointly owned by the physicians and West Park Hospital. It is Medicare-certified and a member of the Ambulatory Surgery Center Association.
Northwest Michigan Surgery Center (Traverse City). The facility is able to provide 23-hour stay options for patients. The 34,000-square-foot surgery center includes six operating rooms, four procedure rooms and more than 44 pre- and postoperative beds. It is a member of the American Surgery Center Association and the Michigan Ambulatory Surgery Association. It provides surgical services in gastroenterology, ENT, podiatry, orthopedics, ophthalmology, urology and gynecology. It includes 80 physicians and 43 anesthesia providers.
Outpatient Surgery Center of La Jolla (Calif.). Outpatient Surgery Center of La Jolla includes 23-hour stay capabilities. Surgeons at the center have a special interest in spine and orthopedic surgery, otolaryngology, general surgery and pain management. The surgery center is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care. The surgery center has adopted global fee pricing and works with cash pay patients. It is affiliated with the California Ambulatory Surgery Association, Surgery One, La Jolla Lap Band and San Diego Joint Replacement Network.
Presidio Surgery Center (San Francisco). Founded in 1989 as a joint venture with Sutter Health, Presidio Surgery Center is currently a joint venture between several physician groups and Sutter. The facility accommodates 23-hour stays for those who have more complex procedures, such as laparoscopic appendectomy, anterior cervical discectomy, complex orthopedic surgery and total joint surgery. The ASC has two ACLS-certified registered nurses and security. It provides meals, internet, TV and DVDs for patients staying over night. The center has undergone accreditation by the Joint Commission.
Rockwall (Texas) Surgery Center. Rockwall Surgery Center includes extended care stays of 23-hours or less. In addition to an overnight recovery area, the facility provides one meal in the evening for patients staying all night as well as wireless internet and satellite television. Rockwall Surgery Center includes four operating rooms. It is accredited by the Joint Commission and is an affiliate of United Surgical Partners International. Physicians at the center specialize in orthopedics, gynecology, general surgery, pain management, colorectal surgery and podiatry.
San Leandro (Calif.) Surgery Center. San Leandro Surgery Center provides same day surgery and overnight stays for 23-hours. All nurses at the center have current advanced cardiac life support certification and the ASC provides meals for patients when necessary. The surgery center includes 50 physicians in the San Leandro area who perform a variety of procedures, such as general surgery, neurosurgery, gynecology, orthopedics, oral surgery, ophthalmology, urology, podiatry, ENT and pain management. The surgery center is led by medical director Ronald Rubenstein, MD, and executive director Sheila L. Cook, RN. The ASC is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care.
St. Louis Spine & Orthopedic Center (Town and Country, Mo.). The surgery center provides patients with the option of 23-hour stays, and spine procedure patients most commonly require the option. The surgery center is managed by Symbion and includes 11 physicians offering spine surgery, orthopedic surgery and pain management services. The surgery center's administrator is Christine Slattery and the director of nursing is Kimberly Watson, BSN, RN.
The Surgery Center (Middleburg Heights, Ohio). The Surgery Center was founded by local surgeons in 1984 and includes 23-hour beds for patients undergoing complex procedures. Extended recovery care at the center includes semi-private rooms with TV, DVD and private phone lines. The physicians specialize in ENT, general surgery, gastroenterology, gynecology, orthopedics, pain management, plastic surgery and urology. The surgery center is accredited by the Joint Commission. The facility currently includes 76 credentialed physicians and performs approximately 6,000 cases per year. There are six operating rooms, two procedure rooms and four extended stay beds in the 20,000-square-foot facility.
Thomas Ambulatory Surgery Center (Leitchfield, Ky.). The surgery center offers 23-hour stay options and is a part of Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center. The medical center is a fully equipped, acute-care hospital offering a wide array of services, including orthopedics, gynecology, ENT and pediatrics. The outpatient surgery center helps the medical center control the cost of healthcare while offering high-quality surgical services. The center was named after the late Ralph G. Thomas, MD, who practiced general surgery in Grayson County and also served as a surgeon with the U.S. Army Medical Corps, during the Korean War.
Vail (Colo.) Valley Surgery Center. The facility can accommodate patients who require 23-hour stays. The center is a joint venture between the Vail Valley Medical Center and around 25 physician-investors. Opened in 2002, the multispecialty ASC handles more than 6,400 cases annually. It is fully licensed by the State of Colorado and Medicare. The center's medical staff provide care in orthopedics, pain management, gastroenterology, general surgery, ophthalmology, ENT, plastic surgery and podiatry.
Wills Eye Surgery Center (Cherry Hill, N.J.). The surgery center includes 23-hour stay capabilities for its patients. The center is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care and certified by Medicare. The surgery center is the flagship of the Wills Eye Surgical Network, and it was opened in July 1995. The surgery center provides surgical services in numerous specialties, including ophthalmology, ENT, general surgery, anesthesia, orthopedics, pediatric surgery and plastic surgery.
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