13 orthopedics-driven ASCs that are 10,000+ square feet

Here are 13 orthopedics-driven ambulatory surgery centers that are 10,000 square feet or larger.

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Barrington (Ill.) Pain & Spine Institute. The surgery center spans 10,500 square feet and it focuses on diagnosing and treating conditions such as back and neck pain, sciatica, headaches, myofacial pain, pelvic pain and worker's comp injuries. It is accredited by CMS, The Joint Commission and the Illinois Department of Public Health. The surgery center's medical director is John V. Prunskis, MD, FIPP, founder and co-director of Chicago-based Illinois Pain Institute, who was recently named to Becker's ASC Review's "100 ASC Industry Physician Leaders to Know" list.

Buffalo Surgery Center (Amherst, N.Y.). The surgery center is planning a $1.2 million expansion project that will include a 24,000-square-foot ambulatory surgery center. The surgery center will feature four operating rooms and a three-room gastroenterology surgery suite. Ten surgeons affiliated with Buffalo Medical Group will perform procedures in the GI suite.

The Buffalo Surgery Center is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care and performs approximately 12,000 cases per year. It currently includes three operating rooms. The center is a part of Excelsior Orthopaedics, which includes 18 physicians providing orthopedic and sports medicine care.

Carolina Center for Specialty Surgery (Charlotte, N.C.). The 13,093-square-foot surgery center includes a preoperative patient care center and a post-anesthesia care unit. It offers numerous spine and orthopedic surgery options, including spinal injections, lumbar arthodesis, thoracic decompression and discectomy, hip injections, kyphoplasty, vertebroplasty, shoulder arthroscopy, knee ligament repair and arthroscopic rotator cuff repair.

Kerlan-Jobe Surgery Center (Los Angeles). The surgery center is part of a more than 90,000-square-foot plaza. An affiliate of Surgical Care Affiliates, the center was established in 1997 and is a part of the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic. It provides a wide array of orthopedic, sports medicine and pain management services. The administrator of the center is Rudy Grimaldo and the medical director is Francis Yamazaki, MD.

New England Baptist Outpatient Care Center (Dedham, Mass.). The surgery center encompasses 33,000 square feet and includes eight operating rooms and a spine center. It also offers physician consults, an interdisciplinary pain management program, occupational health program and imaging services. The center's primary focus is providing sports medicine and orthopedic services.

Northeast Missouri Ambulatory Surgery Center (Hannibal). According to ASC Administrator Tracie Dalton, CASC, the freestanding surgery center includes more than 10,000 square feet and it's largest revenue producing specialty is orthopedics. "We are a multispecialty ASC with more than 4,500 patient visits each year with orthopedic patients making up nearly 25 percent of those visits," she says. Established in 2000, the center is a joint venture between Hannibal Clinic and B & B Enterprises. It is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care. In addition to orthopedics, it offers surgical services in general surgery, gynecology, ENT and urology.

Northwest Tucson (Ariz.) Surgery Center. The surgery center is 19,000-square-feet and it features five operating rooms, two procedure rooms and two endoscopy rooms. It was opened in 2008 and is a part of the Tucson Orthopaedic Institute. The board-certified physicians offer care for conditions of the elbow, hand, shoulder, foot and ankle, spine and hip and knee. The institute's physicians also offer sports medicine procedures.

OA Orthopedic Surgery Center (Portland, Maine). The surgery center is more than 10,000 square feet and includes two operating rooms, on-site x-ray suite and procedure rooms. The center is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care. It is a part of OA Centers for Orthpaedics,which includes orthopedic surgeons providing numerous services, including knee surgery, spine surgery, hand surgery, elbow surgery and ankle surgery.

Orthopedic Surgery Center of Orange County (Newport Beach, Calif.). The surgery center was established in 1999 as a result of a partnership between Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach and a group of surgeons who practised at Hoag. The freestanding, 14,000-square-foot center includes four operating rooms. Services offered at the center include pain management, foot and ankle, hand and upper extremity and sports medicine procedures. The center is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care.  

SMI Surgery Center (San Diego). The surgery center encompasses 12,000 square feet, and it includes four operating rooms and two private 23-hour stay rooms. It is Medicare-certified and Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations-accredited. Opened in 2009, the multispecialty surgery center focuses primarily on orthopedics, pain management and neurosurgery.

South Shore Ambulatory Surgery Center (Lynbrook, N.Y.). The surgery center encompasses 22,500 square feet. Its case volume is 95 percent orthopedics and the administrator of the center is Debra Hagendorn, RN, CASC.

Triangle Orthopaedics Surgery Center (Raleigh, N.C.). The surgery center was opened in 2013 and encompasses 10,000 square feet. It features four preoperative bays, two operating rooms and seven recovery units. It also includes 15 board-certified surgeons providing treatments for a wide array of musculoskeletal conditions.  

The center was opened by Triangle Orthopedic Associates, which includes more than 45 physicians and several facilities in Pennsylvania.

University Center for Ambulatory Surgery (Somerset N.J.). The 14,000-square-foot center was established in 2012. It is primarily orthopedics-driven, but also provides surgical services in pain management, urology and gynecology. Surgeons at the center perform total hip, total knee and partial knee replacements. Its medical director is Dean T. Giacobbe, MD.

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