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Surgical Services

Our surgical services departments are committed to helping make your procedures less stressful for you and your family. Surgery2

We have high standards for the quality of care we provide, and it shows in how we treat you and your family. Trust your care to our surgical teams, which include board-certified surgeons, board-certified spine surgeons, anesthesiologists and other specialty physicians who use our operating rooms. These physicians are supported by highly-skilled nurses and technicians who are devoted to ensuring a positive surgical experience.

Inpatient care:

Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center
Ephraim McDowell Fort Logan Hospital

Outpatient care:

Central Kentucky Surgery Center


Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center

At EMRMC, we perform an average of 1,000 procedures each month as inpatient and outpatient surgery as well as laser surgery in our modern operating rooms. Besides six major operating rooms, our surgery department also features three endoscopy rooms and a cystoscopy room, along with a Pain Management Center . We also have a board-certified spine surgeon on the medical staff.

What To Expect

Before:

You will receive a phone call from a preoperative nurse, who will ask questions about your medical history and give you information about your surgery.
If you're having a joint replacement procedure , you will be scheduled to attend a class before your surgery that covers the care you will receive from the EMRMC team, and how to get back to your normal activities as quickly as possible.

During:

When you arrive for surgery, you will register and then go to the surgical waiting room. The surgical waiting room has refreshments, a television and reading material.
You will be taken to our nine-bed pre-operative holding room, where you will stay until your surgery begins. A family member can stay with you during this time.
During surgery, a volunteer is available in the surgery waiting room to communicate information from the surgery team to your family as well as to assist you and family members as needed.

After:

You will be taken to one of our recovery rooms, where a specially-trained team of nurses provides care during your postoperative period.
After the recovery period you will either be given after-care instructions and allowed to go home with a family member, or moved to a hospital room for a longer inpatient stay.

For more information, call (859)239-INFO.

 

Ephraim McDowell Fort Logan Hospital
Our comprehensive surgical teams, which include board-certified surgeons, specialty physicians who use our operating rooms, certified registered nurse anesthetists and highly-skilled nurses and technicians, perform both inpatient and outpatient surgery in our modern operating rooms, which are equipped with the latest technology and equipment.

What To Expect

Before:

You will receive a phone call from a preoperative nurse, who will ask questions about your medical history and give you information about your surgery.

During:

When you arrive for surgery, you will register and then go to the waiting area. The room has a television and reading material.
From there, you may be directed to the surgical waiting room, or you will be taken to our pre-operative holding room, where you will stay until your surgery begins. A family member can stay with you during this time.
During surgery, a member of the operating room staff will communicate information from the surgery team to your family.

After:

You will be taken to one of our recovery rooms, where a specially-trained team of nurses provides care during your postoperative period.
After the recovery period you will either be given after-care instructions and allowed to go home with a family member, or moved to a hospital room for a longer inpatient stay.

For more information, call us at (606) 365-4600.

Central Kentucky Surgery Center

The Central Kentucky Surgery Center is a multi-specialty outpatient surgery center where a wide variety of procedures are performed.

A modern, well-equipped facility, it features three procedure rooms, three operating rooms, eight pre-op bays and 13 Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) bays.

The facility is located at 230 West Main Street in Danville on the fourth floor of the Gilcher Building.  Services are provided by appointment Monday through Friday.