Washington eye practice proposes surgery center for use by 10 physicians

Northwest Eye Surgeons is seeking permission to build a surgery center in Seattle, according to documents filed Oct. 14.

What you should know:

1. Seeking a certificate of need for its proposed ophthalmology surgery center, the Seattle-based practice submitted a determination of reviewability packet to the Washington State Department of Health.

2. Use of the surgery center would be limited to employees and owners of the group practice, including:

  • Werner Cadera, MD
  • Bruce Cameron, MD
  • Paul Griggs, MD
  • Audrey Talley Rostov, MD
  • Emily Bucher, OD
  • Joshua Clermont, OD
  • Landon Jones, OD
  • Stacey Keppol, OD
  • Richard Lee, OD
  • Kerri Svanda, OD

3. In its first full year of operation, the proposed surgery center would generate nearly $12.3 million in revenue from clinical services and nearly $17.5 million in total revenue, according to estimates.

4. The surgery center would accommodate an estimated 31,824 clinical patient visits and 4,264 surgical visits in its first full year of operation.

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