What are the differences between an ambulatory surgery center and a hospital?
Featured Article: Should I Choose A Surgery Center Or Hospital For My Surgery?
Hospitals play an important role in our communities providing advanced support for the full range of services from surgery to intensive care. When you are otherwise healthy, an ambulatory surgery center provides a convenient alternative to the hospital with the same quality care at a lower cost to you.
Your surgeon and primary care physician will partner together with you to determine what facility makes the most sense for your surgery based on your health history and unique situation.
Physical therapy during rehabilitation plays a critical role in the success of total joint surgeries. Dr. Hansen explains that understanding what to expect after a joint replacement can help patients to maximize the success of their surgical outcome.
Summit Orthopedics’ Total Hip And Total Knee Replacement Program Nationally Recognized With Advanced Certification
Summit Orthopedics is proud to announce that its Vadnais Heights Surgery Center is one of two facilities nationwide to receive advanced certification for its work on hip and knee replacements from The Joint Commission, a nonprofit group that evaluates and recognizes excellence in health care quality and value.
Traditional hip surgery involves a large incision, a hospital stay, and a long recovery time. A recent Wall Street Journal article highlights the advantages of a less invasive anterior hip replacement procedure offered at Summit Orthopedics.