Eight operating suites are in use at theUPMC Mercy South Side Outpatient Center, including four state-of-the-art digital operating rooms. Surgical Services offers a wide range of outpatient surgical procedures, from knee arthroscopies to cataract surgery. Services available include:
The list of procedures conducted at the surgery center is vast, but includes:
Please ask your surgeon if same-day surgery may be appropriate for you.
We understand that surgery is a stressful time for both patients and their families. To help make their stay as comfortable as possible, we offer a Patient Education and Family Resource Center located on the third floor of the facility. The staff in this area will provide hourly updates to your family on the progress and status of your surgery. If family members choose to leave the area, they can leave contact information with our staff, who will contact them with updates. Computer access also is available.
Please talk with your clinician or nurse about any questions or concerns you may have before and after surgery. Keep these numbers available before and after your surgery: