Surgery Center Cedar Rapids has appointed Elly Steffen, FACHE, MHA, MPH as executive director. Steffen was previously chief operating officer for the Eastern Iowa Health Center, chief executive officer for UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Hospital’s Continuing Care Hospital, St. Luke’s Hospital’s senior project manager/consultant, and chief operating officer for Waverly Health Center in Waverly, […]
Another year has come to a close, and what a year it was for Surgery Center Cedar Rapids! First, we would like to thank all of our amazing team members for all their hard work and dedication. We couldn’t do any of it without you. Because of our team we were able to successfully complete over […]
Do you know what perioperative nurses do? Perioperative nurses are also known as surgical nurses or operating room nurses. These team members are the ones who care for patients before, during, and after their procedure. Perioperative nurses’ duties include anything from being a scrub nurse, choosing and passing instruments during the procedure, checking vitals, or […]
For almost 40 years, October has been known as Breast Cancer Awareness month. It started in 1985 as a promotion of mammograms as the most effective tool to fight cancer. At Surgery Center Cedar Rapids, we are honored to take part in the battle against breast cancer. Along with the ability to remove breast lesions, […]
At Surgery Center Cedar Rapids, we have an incredible team of specialized doctors who work hard for the health and betterment of their patients. But their work doesn’t stop when they leave for the day – and neither does ours. Our Dr. Edward H. Hu is also a member of the Christian Ophthalmic Surgical Expedition […]
While Ambulatory Surgery Centers like Surgery Center Cedar Rapids and hospitals can similarly perform your procedure, there are benefits to choosing an ASC over other options. Over 80% of surgeries are done in an outpatient setting. Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs) meet a wide range of state and federal requirements and are reviewed regularly to ensure […]
Happy National Nurses Week, and happy National Women’s Health Month!
Surgery Center Cedar Rapids is hosting a blood drive on July 11, 2023. Donate to save a life!
Surgery Center Cedar Rapids is your choice for premier orthopedic care when an injury arises.
Surgery Center Cedar Rapids has been recognized as one of the best ambulatory surgery centers in the country by Newsweek and Statista.