Below are 10 notable ASCs that offer spine surgery:
Honolulu (Hawaii) Sports and Spine Surgery Center
Accredited by the Association for Ambulatory Health Care and Medicare-certified, the facility offers lumbar laminectomy, lumbar microdiscectomy, anterior cervical discectomy with fusion and external lateral interbody fusion. It also offers orthopedic, pain management and hand procedure services. The center is staffed by six physicians.
Legacy Surgery Center (Little Rock, Ark.)
Legacy specializes in spine, degenerative disc disease, herniated disc, low back pain, spinal stenosis, sciatica, scoliosis, kyphosis, spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis, cervical fracture and cervical radiculopathy procedures. It also offers non-operative spinal procedures, including minimally invasive surgery and the Legacy Spinous Process MIG-LIF procedure, which was developed by its neurosurgery team.
Main Line Spine Surgery Center (King of Prussia, Pa.)
Main Line Spine's facility has three operating rooms and 10 beds for pre/post anesthesia care. It specializes in minimally invasive spine, musculoskeletal and sports medicine. The center's team has six physicians, three physician assistants and one nurse practitioner. It was founded in 1993.
Middle Tennessee Ambulatory Surgery Center (Murfreesboro, Tenn.)
Middle Tennessee ASC offers several same-day spinal procedures, including decompression surgery to relieve spinal pressure, vertebroplasty to repair fractures or small cracks in the back and neck bones, cervical and spine fusion, artificial disc replacement, fracture repair, artificial implants to promote spinal stability and exploration. The facility has six operating rooms and one treatment room. It is accredited by The Joint Commission.
Muskegon (Mich.) Surgery Center
Muskegon Surgery Center is jointly owned by Cincinnati-based Mercy Health and local physicians. It is the second ASC in the nation to offer the Mazor X Stealth Robotic Guidance platform for spine surgery. The facility houses six spine specialists.
Roseville (Calif.) Surgery Center
With two operating rooms, Roseville Surgery Center offers ENT, gynecology, orthopedic, pain, podiatry, spine and urology procedures. The facility is accredited by The Joint Commission and has physicians with an ownership or investment interest. It currently has a 95 percent patient satisfaction score, according to its website.
Southeastern Spine Institute ASC (Charleston, S.C.)
The 65,000-square-foot facility has six ambulatory surgery and outpatient procedure rooms with added overnight capabilities. It offers EMG, digital X-rays, fluoroscopy, spine block procedures, spinal anesthesia, minimally invasive outpatient surgery, an in-house pharmacy and a physical therapy center for spine-related conditions. Its staff comprises spine surgeons, neurosurgeons, sports medicine orthopedic specialists, non-surgical rehab doctors and pain management specialists.
South Texas Spine and Surgical Outpatient Center (San Antonio)
South Texas has two operating rooms, six pre-operating rooms and eight post-anesthesia care unit rooms. It is located next to South Texas Spine & Surgical Hospital, which was rated one of the top hospitals in the U.S. for patient satisfaction and clinical effectiveness by CMS, according to its website. The outpatient center also offers orthopedic, ENT, plastic surgery, cardiology, foot/ankle and pain management services.
The B.A.C.K. Center (Melbourne, Fla.)
The B.A.C.K. Center, originally the Brevard Orthopaedic Clinic, was founded in 1981 by Glenn Bryan, MD. In 1992, the center refocused to specialize on the neck and spine. Ten years later, the practice changed its name to Brevard Orthopaedic Spine and Pain Clinic doing business as the B.A.C.K. Center.
The Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Center of Paradise Valley (Phoenix, Ariz.)
This freestanding, multispecialty outpatient surgery center offers neurological, spine, physical medicine and rehabilitation. It is comprised of a team of nine doctors including Mohamed Abdulhamid, MD; Igor Yusupov, MD; Michael Chang, MD; Jason Datta, MD; Gregory Grant, MD; James Hawkins, MD; Duane Pitt, MD; John Vanderhoof, MD; and Kevin Ladin, MD.