Resurgens Orthopaedics opens 7th ASC: 5 things to know

Atlanta-based Resurgens Orthopaedics opened its seventh surgery center in Covington, Ga.

Here are five things to know about the new surgery center:

1. Stephenson Ikpe Jr., MD, was hired to practice at the new center, called Resurgens East Surgery Center. Additional physicians who are joining the center include Jane S. Tan, MD, Roderica E. Cottrell, MD, Robert T. Greenfield, MD, and Chealon D. Miller, MD.

2. The surgery center will include general orthopedics, arthroscopic knee and shoulder reconstruction, knee and shoulder surgery and sports medicine.

3. Emory Anesthesia will provide anesthesia for the center.

4. As the seventh Resurgens surgery center, the facility rounds out Resurgens' footprint in the metropolitan Atlanta area. Resurgens has 21 physician offices and 97 affiliated physicians.

5. In September, the practice added two orthopedic surgeons to the southwest region offices in preparation for an expansion in that region early next year. The surgeons have expertise in minimally invasive joint replacement and upper extremity surgery.

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