17 ASCs offering total hip replacement

Here are 17 ambulatory surgery centers that offer total hip replacement procedures.

If you would like to recommend another surgery center for this list, contact Anuja Vaidya at avaidya@beckershealthcare.com.

Carlsbad (Calif.) Surgery Center. Opened in 2009, the surgery center is the first ASC in Carlsbad, and it offers total hip replacement procedures. It includes four operating rooms, and offers services in a wide array of specialties, such as spine, orthopedics, ophthalmology, cardiac surgery, ENT and general surgery. The center is affiliated with Surgery One and accredited by the Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Health Care.

Coast Surgery Center (San Diego). The surgery center offers surgical services in orthopedics, including total hip replacements. It is accredited by the Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Health Care and offers care in a number of specialties, including gynecology, upper extremity surgery, spine care and pain management. The Surgery One-affiliated center is a member of the Ambulatory Surgery Center Association.
 
Creekside Surgery Center (Anchorage, Alaska). The surgery center offers a wide array of treatments in ENT, podiatry, pain management and orthopedics, including total hip replacements. The center opened in 2010 and is a joint venture between local surgeons and Spokane, Wash.-based Providence Health & Services. Sixteen physicians have a financial interest in the center.  

Mallard Creek Surgery Center (Charlotte, N.C.). The surgery center focuses on orthopedic procedures, and it offers total hip replacement surgery. "It is better for the patient.  They are cared for in a low risk environment.  No infected patients in the next room.  Emphasis on ambulatory and activity leads clearly to lower complications and better results," says OrthoCarolina surgeon Mark Suprock, MD. It also offers surgical treatments for conditions of the hand, knee, elbow, shoulder and spine as well as pain management services.

Mallard Creek Surgery Center is one of three physician-owned ASCs awarded a demonstration project from the State of North Carolina. It includes 21 physician owners.
 
Manitowoc Surgery Center (Manitowoc, Wis.). Surgeons perform both total knee and total hip replacement procedures at Manitowoc Surgery Center using minimally invasive techniques. The physicians of Orthopaedic Associates of Manitowoc bring their cases to the center, which is also certified for 23-hour convenience stays. For postsurgical care, the center includes a rehabilitation facility. The ASC is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care.

Mississippi Valley Surgery Center (Davenport, Iowa). Surgeons at Mississippi Valley Surgery Center perform total hip replacement, cervical and lumbar spine surgery and arthroscopic hand and elbow surgery. The ASC is a member of the Mississippi Valley Health Network and affiliated with the network's independent physician practices. It was opened in 1996 and supported by a small group of physicians at that time. Since then, it has grown to accommodate approximately 9,000 procedures per year and is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care. In addition to orthopedics, physicians perform GI, general surgery, ophthalmology and urology procedures at the center.

Monterey (Calif.) Peninsula Surgery Centers. More than 20,000 procedures are performed annually at the ASC, including total hip replacements, major knee and shoulder repairs and laparoscopic procedures. It is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care and certified by Medicare. It was opened in 1982 and was founded by a group of local surgeons.

Muir Orthopaedic Specialists (Walnut Creek, Calif.). The 46,000-square-foot Muir Orthopaedic Specialists Care Center houses the medical group and the Sequoia Surgical Pavilion, an outpatient surgery center for orthopedic and subspecialty patients. It also houses an imaging center with MRI and CT capabilities. The physicians at the center perform orthopedic surgical and rehabilitation services, including minimally invasive total hip replacement and anterior minimally invasive hip replacement surgeries. Muir Orthopaedic Specialists' physicians are affiliated with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Arthroscopy Association of North America and Scoliosis Research Society.

Newport Orthopedic Institute (Newport Beach, Calif.). Newport Orthopedic Institute's 16 board-certified or board-eligible specialists perform a wide range of services at its three locations, including sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery and adult reconstruction/joint replacement. They also offer treatment for disorders of the spine, foot and ankle and orthopedic trauma services.

According to James T. Caillouette, MD, chairman of the institute, total hip replacements offer opportunity for rapid recovery and also offer the opportunity to create a bundled payment. There is also an increased demand for total hip replacement surgeries. The institute's Newport Beach location houses four operating rooms, and the institute's physicians developed a unique partnership with Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian in Newport Beach and created a patient-centered value-based facility called Hoag Orthopedic Institute.  

Northern Wyoming Surgical Center (Cody, Wyo.). At Northern Wyoming Surgical Center, surgeons perform total knee replacement, total hip replacement and total shoulder replacements. The surgery center has been serving its community for more than 10 years and is a member of the Ambulatory Surgery Center Association. It has two operating rooms, a procedure room and capability for 23-hour stays. In addition to orthopedic joint replacements, surgeons at the center provide neurosurgery and spine care, general surgery, urology, endoscopy, ophthalmology and pain management.

OA Centers for Orthopaedics (Portland, Maine). Founded in 1982, OA Centers for Orthopaedics provides comprehensive orthopedic care services, including surgical treatments for foot, ankle, hand, shoulder, knee, hip and joint conditions. Surgeons at the center also perform joint reconstruction of the hip and minimally invasive anterolateral total hip surgeries, which is referred to as the "24-Hour Hip," because patients are discharged within 24 hours after surgery.

OA's orthopedic surgery center includes two operating rooms, which support MRIs, CT scans and X-rays. In 2006, the center performed an outpatient total hip surgery, which it believes to be the first one performed in a freestanding surgery center. There are 22 physicians practicing at The OA Center for Orthopaedics, and it is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care.  

Oregon Outpatient Surgery Center (Tigard). The facility became the first ASC in the Northwest to perform outpatient total hip replacement earlier this year. It was performed by orthopedic surgeon James Ballard, MD. The center offers both posterior and anterior total hip replacement.

Opened in 2004, the facility is a joint venture with Spokane, Wash.-based Providence Health & Services. It is Medicare certified, and accredited by Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care. It is certified for 23-hour stays and has three operating rooms. It also offers surgical services in neurosurgery, spine surgery, general surgery and podiatry.

Orthopedic and Sports Surgery Center (Appleton, Wis.). The Orthopedic and Sports Surgery Center opened in 2006 and added partial knee replacements in 2008. Now, the physician owners of the surgery center also perform total hip and knee replacements. To prepare for these procedures, a portion of the recovery space in the surgery center was converted into a 23-hour stay area for two patients.

The center is owned by seven surgeons and an anesthesiologist at the Orthopedic & Sports Institute of the Fox Valley. In addition to the ASC and physicians' offices, the institute hosts an MRI, physical therapy and orthotics. The group also provides pain management and includes a podiatrist. The center is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care.

Otay Lakes Surgery Center (Chula Vista, Calif.). The Surgery One-affiliated ASC is owned by a group of local physicians. It offers total hip replacements as well as services in a number of specialties, including gynecology, gastroenterology, ophthalmology, general surgery and plastic surgery. It is a member of the California Ambulatory Surgery Association.

Outpatient Surgery Center of La Jolla (Calif.). The surgery center includes physicians focusing on total hip replacement procedures. The center also offers surgical services in a number of specialties, such as ophthalmology, ENT, pain management and general surgery. The surgery center is accredited by the Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Health Care, and is a member of the California Ambulatory Surgery Association. It is affiliated with Surgery One.

Unity Surgical Center (Lafayette, Ind.). Unity Surgical Center opened in 2001 and started offering minimally invasive surgical techniques for total knee and hip joint replacement in 2008. Total hip replacement patients are discharged from the center within 23 hours after surgery. The facility houses four operating rooms and three procedure rooms. It includes physicians who specialize in orthopedics, orthopedic spine surgery, pain management, anesthesiology, podiatry and general surgery. The center is accredited by Medicare and the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care.

Valley Ambulatory Surgery Center (St. Charles, Ill.). The ASC began performing total hip replacements earlier this month. Shawn Palmer, DO, one of the center's physicians, was the first surgeon in the state of Illinois to do a THR procedure in an ASC setting.

"Working with the payers to change the mindset of what can and cannot be performed in an ASC setting has been challenging. We initially could only move forward with knee replacements until the payers agreed to transition total hips out of the hospital," says Deborah Lee Crook, administrator at the center. "However, the ease and convenience of surgery for patients in an ASC is outstanding. Valley Ambulatory Surgery Center has provided exceptional, safe and affordable care for over 25 years. Valley ASC does one thing — surgery — and we focus on doing that very well."

The surgery center opened in 1987, and it routinely performs more than 750 different types of surgical procedures. The medical staff at the ASC includes more than 165 area surgeons and physicians providing care in a wide array of specialties, including ophthalmology, spine surgery, podiatry, urology and orthopedics.  

More articles on ASCs:

5 hospitals, health systems opening ASCs
500 people to know in the ASC industry | 2014
Hospital Improvements for Payment Act of 2014 could have positive impact on ASC industry

© Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2020. Interested in LINKING to or REPRINTING this content? View our policies by clicking here.

 

Top 40 Articles from the Past 6 Months