Most elective surgeries can be performed in an outpatient facility. Independent and physician-owned outpatient centers tend to be less expensive than hospitals
for most surgeries, but not all ASCs have physicians licensed and experienced in each surgery type. Additional resources in this segment coming soon!
Most procedures that require more than 24 hours recovery time on location should be done at a hospital. Many of the more complicated
or risky procedures are done at a hospital, but fewer and fewer need to be. Additional resources in this segment coming soon!
Most surgeries are performed by a specialist. Below is a list of some of the many types of surgical specialists, some of whom can perform surgery
right in their office. Additional resources in this segment coming soon!
Orthopedic (Bone & Joint) Surgeon
Eye Specialist (Ophthalmologist)
Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT) Specialist
Endoscopy Specialist (Gastroenterologist)
Urologist (urinary tract and men's reproductive system)