13 ASCs With Spinal FusionsHere are 13 ASCs where surgeons perform spinal fusions.
Baltimore Spine Center. Surgeons at Baltimore Spine Center perform minimally invasive outpatient spine care, such as cervical fusions and lumbar microdiscectomy. Orthopedic surgeons also perform knee and shoulder arthroscopy, rotator cuff repair and ACL repair. There are 13 physicians performing cases at the center, including four neurosurgeons. There are also pain management procedures performed at the center.
The Christ Hospital Spine Surgery Center (Cincinnati). This freestanding ASC, featuring 13 neurosurgeons and one pain management physician, is a partnership between the Mayfield Clinic, The Christ Hospital and United Surgical Partners International. When Mayfield Clinic founded the ASC in 2007, it was the first freestanding center in the region to provide spine surgery. Since then it has performed more than 10,000 spine procedures, which include single- and multi-level lumbar laminectomies, single- and multi-level anterior cervical discectomies and fusions and single-level spinal cord decompression. The surgery center features three operating rooms, one pain management suite and 11 pre- and postoperative patient rooms.
Eastwind Surgical (Westerville, Ohio). The 10,350-square-foot Eastwind Surgical facility opened in 2007 as a multispecialty surgery center. It was established by the physicians of Central Ohio Neurological Surgeons and accredited by the Ohio Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers and Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care. The center became a Meridian Surgical Partners facility in July 2011. The facility is among the only surgery centers in the country to offer the Axis Jackson Surgical Table for spinal procedures. The surgeons perform several procedures, including lumbar discectomy and decompression, lumbar fusion, anterior cervical discectomy, carpal tunnel release, epidural steroid injections, facet blocks and sacroiliac joint injections. Eastwind is under the leadership of administrator Lynn S. Feldman.
Hudson Crossing Surgery Center (Fort Lee, N.J.). Hudson Crossing Surgery Center includes five operating rooms and a 14-bed PACU for patients recovering up to 23 hours. Opened in 2005, the facility has already treated 30,000 patients and surgeons perform procedures such as the AxiaLIF spinal fusion. The minimally invasive approach to spine surgery allows surgeons to perform the procedure in an outpatient setting. The surgery center is accredited by the Accreditation Association of Ambulatory Health Care and also includes ENT, gynecology, orthopedics and pain management.
Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery (Dallas). Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery was opened in fall 2011. The 9,255-square-foot surgery center includes two operating rooms and one procedure room. It was designed for surgeons to perform minimally invasive spine surgery and includes the O-arm Spine Surgical Imaging system with StealthStation Navigation. Minimally invasive discectomies, decompressions, cervical disc replacement and percutaneous lumbar fusions are performed at the ASC. Surgeons partnered with Meridian Surgical Partners to construct the center. It is a member of the Ambulatory Surgery Center Association.
Linden Surgical Center (Beverly Hills, Calif.). This 7,820-square-foot surgery center includes three operating rooms and two procedure rooms where surgeons perform several procedures, including spinal fusions. Specialties at the surgery center include general surgery, bariatric surgery, gynecology, gastroenterology, orthopedics, otolaryngology, plastic surgery and pain management. Spine procedures at the surgery center include anterior cervical discectomy and fusions, laminectomy, foraminotomy and microdiscectomy. The ASC is managed by MedBridge, an ASC billing and management company.
Mayfield Spine Surgery Center (Cincinnati, Ohio). Founded in 2005, Mayfield Spine Surgery Center is a free-standing ASC that provides spine, neurosurgery and pain management services to the Cincinnati area. The medical staff also includes physiatrists and anesthesiologists. Procedures performed at the ASC include minimally invasive discectomies and spinal fusions. The center features three operating rooms, one pain procedure suite and 11 patient rooms. Each patient room includes amenities such as a flat screen television for the patient's pre- and postoperative stays at the center.
Parkway Surgery Center (Hagerstown, Md.). Opened in August 2006, Parkway offers comprehensive spine treatments and non-invasive spine surgical procedures. The ASC was founded by the physicians of Parkway Neuroscience and Spine Institute. With nine physician owners and 10 surgeons performing cases at the center, it is part of the Blue Chip Surgical Center Partners network. The center includes one operating room and one procedure room where physicians perform several procedures, including facet injections, nerve blocks, laminotomy, laminectomy, discectomy and spinal fusion. The center includes five operating rooms and one treatment room. It is accredited by The Joint Commission and includes an MRI and CT scan.
South Sound Neurosurgery Brain & Spine Center (Puyallup, Wash.). Surgeons at South Sound Neurosurgery Brain & Spine Center have performed cervical fusions there since it opened in 2001. One of the center's physicians, Richard Wohns, MD, JD, MBA, has performed more than 1,000 outpatient cervical fusions and was among the first neurosurgeons to perform the XLIF technique. More recently, surgeons have begun performing lumbar fusions at the center as well. The surgery center also includes pain management services and diagnostic techniques.
The Spine Institute of Southern New Jersey (Marlton, N.J.). Surgeons at The Spine Institute of Southern New Jersey perform spinal surgery, which includes lumbar discectomy, lumbar laminectomy, posterior lumbar interbody fusion and anterior lumbar interbody fusion. The ASC's staff members are focused on providing one-on-one care. Orthopedic surgeons include Joan O'Shea, MD, and Steven B. Kirshner, MD. Dr. Kirshner was the first spine surgeon in New Jersey to perform lumbar total disc replacement and the first to implant a flexible rod system in 2004.
Spine Surgery Center of Eugene (Eugene, Ore.). The Spine Surgery Center of Eugene was opened in 2007 by Glenn L. Keiper Jr., MD, founder of KeiperSpine, and several associates. Surgeons perform anterior cervical disc fusions and posterior lumbar fusions at the center. Dr. Keiper has focused on motion-sparing techniques, which has helped him develop new technology for spine surgery. Physicians perform minimally invasive spine procedures. The surgery center is lead by Administrator and CEO P. Evelyn Cole, MHSA, CASC. The center is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care.
Two Rivers Surgical Center (Eugene, Ore.). Established in 2006, the NeuroSpine Institute includes an ambulatory surgery center, Two Rivers Surgical Center, dedicated to orthopedic and spine procedures. Surgeons perform both simple spine procedures and more complex spinal fusions. The 24,000-square-foot facility also includes MRI and CT imaging along with two surgical suites. Seven physicians perform cases at the ASC, which was selected for the 2012 Best of Eugene Award in the Doctors & Clinics category.
West Park Surgery Center (Cape Girardeau, Mo.). West Park Surgery Center was formed in association with the physicians from Brain & NeuroSpine Clinic of Missouri and Blue Chip Surgical Center Partners. Surgeons at the center perform anterior cervical discectomy and fusion, microdiscectomy, carpal tunnel, ulnar nerve transposition and pain management procedures. This free-standing outpatient surgery center includes five physicians.
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