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Reno Orthopedic Surgery Center

The Region's Orthopedic Specialty Surgery Center

Amazing things happen here every day. Procedures performed by a highly trained, vastly experienced team of specialist surgeons. Motion restored. Pain relieved. Lives improved. And at the end of the day, our patients go home to rest and recover where they’re most comfortable.

As the area’s only orthopedic Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC), we’re uniquely qualified and accredited to provide the perfect outpatient experience from the moment you arrive to the time of your discharge later that day.

Home to many firsts in Northern Nevada orthopedic history, our surgery center –recently expanded and reimaged – is a convenient and welcoming facility that’s state-of-the-art in every way:

  • 20,000 sq. ft.
  • Five Surgical Suites
  • 20 Pre-Op & Recovery Rooms
  • Mako SmartRobtics™ Joint Replacement Technology
  • In-house Anesthesiologist Team

Pre-Admission Surgical Screening (PASS) Clinic

A significant component of Reno Orthopedic Center’s unique, one-stop-shop approach to care is our PASS clinic.

Located just to the right of our entryway reception desk, PASS is a convenient pre-admission screening service that alleviates the headaches and runaround of getting cleared for your upcoming procedure.

Everything you need to be surgery-ready happens right here in one easy visit. Blood work, blood pressure, EKG, COVID-19 test, RN review of your medical history, anesthesiologist approval, and your actual scheduling.

Your physician’s assistant will help you coordinate your PASS appointment.

Pictured Left: PASS Clinic Nurse- Amy Locke, APRN

Accredited at The Highest Level

The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) is the national body responsible for accrediting outpatient health care organizations and advocating for the provision of high-quality care through nationally recognized standards.

In 2021, after a process of rigorous professional scrutiny, Reno Orthopedic Surgery Center achieved its fifth, three-year AAAHC Accreditation with Medicare Deemed Status.

This accreditation means Reno Orthopedic Surgery Center:

  • Meets all federal, state, and local laws as well as all AAAHC standards.
  • Demonstrates a strong commitment to maintaining patient safety.
  • Is dedicated to the protection of patient privacy.

Reno Orthopedic Surgery Center Earns Top National Award for Outstanding Quality of Care

In recognition of its quality and patient safety, Reno Orthopedic Surgery Center was named a Leapfrog Top Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) for the second year in a row, in 2022, one of only 11 selected nationally for the competitive award. The award is presented by the Leapfrog group, a national watchdog organization of employers and other purchasers widely acknowledged as the toughest standard-setters for health care safety and quality.

The quality of patient care across many areas of ASC performance is considered in identifying award winners, including staffing, patient experience, hand hygiene, surgical checklist protocols, and error prevention.

Documents and Forms

Reno Orthopedic Center does not honor previously established Advance Directives. However, if you would like to complete a new one, you may do so at the time of your registration or by visiting here.

Notice of Privacy ASCQR Program

Before Surgery

  • Pre-Admission Assessment

    Someone from Reno Orthopedic Surgery Center will contact you before your surgery to obtain a health history and to review your surgeon’s pre-operative instructions. If you have any questions and need to contact the pre-admission nurse sooner, call 775-786-3040 ext. 1524.

  • Pre-Operative Tests

    Based on your medical history, testing may be required prior to your surgery dependent upon your surgeon’s orders. It is important that the testing be completed in a timely manner. Reno Orthopedic Surgery Center will instruct you on the locations available for pre-operative testing.

    Reno Orthopedic Surgery Center will provide you with instructions regarding your medications for the day of surgery. If you take blood thinners, please tell the surgeon and anesthesiologist.

  • Arranging Your Ride Home

    Please arrange for a responsible person to take you home and stay with you for the 24 hours following your surgery. Your procedure will be canceled if you cannot arrange a ride home. If you receive anesthesia/sedation, you cannot take a taxi home unless you have a responsible person with you.

    Please refrain from bringing animals to the surgery center; with the exception of service animals. Service animals will remain in the reception area.

  • Day Before Surgery

    Eat a light dinner and drink plenty of water throughout the day.

    Avoid alcohol, smoking or using tobacco products as much as possible.

    Do not eat or drink anything after midnight the night before your surgery, unless your surgeon or anesthesiologist instructs otherwise. This includes: water, liquids, food, candy, gum, breath mints, and chewing tobacco.

Day of Surgery

  • At Home

    Shower at home before your procedure with a mild soap or shampoo. Dry skin and hair thoroughly. Wear clean, loose, comfortable clothing.

    Avoid wearing make-up or nail polish, report any body piercings other than the ears.

    Please leave jewelry and valuables at home, Reno Orthopedic Surgery Center is not responsible for lost articles.

  • Registration

    Please check in at the reception desk and bring the following items with you:

    - Photo identification
    - Eyeglasses, glass case, contacts, contact lens case, hearing aids and case
    - Health insurance card

    At the time of your admission please be prepared to pay your co-insurance, co-payment and/or deductible.

  • Your Pre-Operative Process

    A nurse will greet you help you prepare for your surgery. Your pre-operative nurse, operating room nurse, anesthesiologist, and surgeon will all review your records and verify the details of your procedure.

Billing Questions

  • Prior to Surgery

    Reno Orthopedic Surgery Center Business Office will contact you regarding your patient payment amount. Please be prepared to pay this amount prior to your procedure. For your convenience, we accept cash, personal check, money orders, debit cards, VISA, MasterCard, and American Express.

    You will receive a bill for the balance of the services provided by the Reno Orthopedic Surgery Center as well as separate bills from:

    - Your Physician
    - Your Anesthesiologist
    - Pre-operative Testing Facility – lab work, ECG, radiological services
    - Pathology – specimens examined by a pathologist

    The staff at the Reno Orthopedic Surgery Center is happy to assist with any questions you may have. Please contact us at 775-786-3040.

    Interpreter service is available free of charge. Servicios de interpretacion estan disponibles sin costo alguno.

  • Links

    - Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. –
    - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services – CMS.Gov

" From the moment I entered the outpatient center, I was kept informed of the entire process. I was escorted to the preop area and introduced to the staff that was going to take care of me. It was explained that post op, I would be returning to the same bed with the same caregivers. The continuity of care is critical in successful outcomes. Dr. Shukla, Davis Ayers, the anesthesiologist, physical therapist, radiology tech and all other personnel were friendly, informative and caring. Having had Physical Therapy immediately post op was helpful in ensuring that I could safely go home that day and proceed with recovery and rehab. The 'team' has perfected their process. Initially, I was a bit ambivalent to have a major surgery in an outpatient setting. However, the efficiency of the center dispelled all my concerns. I would highly recommend ROC Outpatient Surgery Center to anyone who is considering a surgery that can be done on an outpatient basis."