WVU Medicine opens GI, ophthalmology-focused outpatient surgery center — 5 insights

Written by Eric Oliver | January 02, 2018 | Print  |

WVU Medicine Berkeley Medical Center and the Martinsburg Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce celebrated the opening of a new outpatient surgery center Dec. 21. Both organizations are in Martinsburg, W. Va.

Here's what you should know:

1. The surgery center will open for the public Jan. 3.

2. The center has four operating rooms and 12 preoperative and postoperative procedure rooms.

3. The center will only open two ORs initially, and it will open the other two ORs in the middle of the year.

4. Center physicians will offer gastroenterology and ophthalmology services to begin with. Once the additional ORs are opened, center administrators anticipate adding other specialties.

5. Center Director Nicole Sinsebox, RN, said the center was developed to "assist us in accommodating the health needs of our community."

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