The Surgery Center at VPFW
The Surgery Center at VPFW is located in our Midlothian office. The center is convenient and, with a coastal spa theme, it can even be relaxing for patients, helping them feel at ease before, during, and after their procedures. Patients receive one-on-one care that begins upon admission and continues until they are discharged. We take great pride in the care and hospitality we provide.
The average visit at The Surgery Center is just over 90 minutes, which is half of what you would expect at a hospital. Additionally, there is no exposure to sick patients, and the cost is significantly less than what you would encounter at a hospital, which is especially relevant to those with high-deductible insurance plans.
The Surgery Center’s operating room is complete with state-of-the-art instruments and equipment, and staffing includes registered nurses, a licensed practical nurse, and a surgical technician. Our Surgery Center is held to high standards as set forth by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc.
Types of Procedures Offered in the Surgery Center
The surgical procedures listed below may be performed in our Surgery Center depending upon your insurance carrier Your safety is our number one concern, therefore certain medical conditions may prevent admission to our surgery center. Each patient is carefully screened for eligibility by our nurses, physicians, and anesthesiologists.
- Hysteroscopy for diagnosing abnormal bleeding problems
- Laparoscopy for diagnosing pelvic pain, for tubal ligation, for biopsies for endometriosis, and for removal of cysts, ovaries, fallopian tubes, and adhesions
- Minerva: Endometrial Ablation for the control or cessation of abnormally heavy periods
- Dilation and Curettage for diagnosis and/or treatment of abnormal bleeding or for miscarriage
- LEEP for removal of abnormal cells from the cervix
- CKC for removal of abnormal tissue from the cervix
- Anterior and/or Posterior repair for tightening the tissue surrounding the bladder in order to prevent leaking urine
- Bladder sling insertion for symptoms of urinary incontinence
Most of our cases are performed with sedation or general anesthesia. Some can be performed only using local anesthesia (numbing the area). You and your physician will decide which method is best for you.