Nationally recognized advanced surgical care
Summit’s Vadnais Heights Surgery Center was recently awarded The Joint Commission’s Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement. This facility is the only surgery center in Minnesota to receive this prestigious award.
You benefit from an experience that includes:
- Extremely low infection rates: 1 in 500 at Summit’s surgery centers versus 1 in 20 in traditional hospital environments (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)
- Improved pain management techniques that allow patients to have greater range of movement following surgery and accelerates recovery
- Trained nursing professionals assist with medication management, comfort, transfers, and overall recovery needs
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