The Advanced Surgery Center Palm Beach County is a new, state of the art facility that offers a safe and convenient alternative to hospital based surgery, owned and managed exclusively by physicians and nurses. It has been design with our patients and families in mind. Your physician is supported by a skilled team of registered nurses and other healthcare professionals who are committed to making your stay as pleasant and comfortable as possible. Our mission is to be kind, compassionate, caring, and cost-effective; in safe, modern and professional environment. We are 100% committed to the health and well-being of our community.
We are located just south of Lake Worth Rd. on 441. We are easy to find and have ample parking space for our patients. Because we are a free standing outpatient surgery center you avoid the inconvenience of having to negotiate through a large Medical Center Complex. Here, procedures are done in a timely manner and our staff works closely with your doctor to ensure a pleasant and efficient experience. New procedures and modern, safe anesthesia speed recovery time and expedite your return home. Our streamlined administration also reduces wait time and paperwork
Outpatient procedures performed at the Advanced Surgery Center of Palm Beach County are cost effective. Utilizing the same or frequently better procedures, technologies, and expertise the Advanced Surgery Center of Palm Beach County can provide the same care at a cost that is at least 40% less then in a traditional hospital setting. The value to our patients is further enhanced by the caring, comforting, and experienced staffing that culminates in a priceless experience.
The Advanced Surgery Center of Palm Beach County specializes in outpatient procedure solely. As a consequence we are able to focus on our patients, providing exceptional care in an attentive matter with the aim of discharging them home in an expeditious fashion. You will certainly feel a sense of confidence and conscientiousness in your care here. As a free standing facility, your risks of serious hospital acquired infections are significantly reduced.
You will be asked to arrive one hour prior to your scheduled procedure to allow for the nursing staff, anesthesia staff, and your doctor to fully prepare you for your procedure.
Eating, Drinking, Smoking
We would ask that you not eat or drink anything including water, hard candy, or chewing gum after midnight the day prior to your procedure, unless otherwise directed. Undigested food in the stomach can cause complications and your procedure could be rescheduled. We also request that you do not smoke up to 24 hours prior to your procedure. Tobacco inhalation into your airway can cause ineffective anesthesia administration.
Prior to Your Arrival
Remove all jewelry and contact lens. Wear loose fitting clothing, especially with procedures involving the extremities. During surgery you will wear a hospital gown provided by the center. Please arrange for an adult to accompany you to the center, drive you home and stay with you for the first night following your surgery. Failure to make these arrangements may result in rescheduling your plan procedure.
Upon Your Arrival
You will be greeted cordially at the front desk to register. Once registered, the friendly and compassionate nursing staff will prepare you for surgery and inform you of any additional paperwork or testing. You will then meet with your experience anesthesia provider who will answer any questions and carefully review the anesthesia process with you.
Your doctor will provide through post-procedure instructions regarding diet, rest, exercise and medications. The Advanced Surgery Center of Palm Beach County will provide you with a written summary of these instructions. We recommend that you rest for the first 24 hours following your procedure. As the medications you have received may affect your energy levels and your ability to think clearly or make important decisions.
Post Procedure Follow-Up
It is imperative that you provide appropriate contact information at the time of your arrival. A nurse from the Advanced Surgery Center of Palm Beach County will conscientiously and routinely attempt to call you the next day to check your progress and discuss any questions you may have at that time.
Medications prior to the Procedure
Unless otherwise directed by your doctor, you may take any scheduled medications prior to your procedure with a small sip of water up to 2 hours prior to the procedure. If you are a diabetic, please do not take your insulin or oral diabetic medications prior to your procedure, but bring all of your medicines with you. Please stop taking any aspirin or aspirin related products, such as advil, alleve, motrin 5 days prior to your procedure. Please consult your doctor if you are on any blood thinners, including plavix, lovenox or coumadin. Please bring any inhalers with you at the time of your procedure.
In Case of Illness
If you develop a cold, persistent cough, sore throat, fever or any other illness within two days prior to your procedure, please notify your doctor and the Advanced Surgery Center of Palm Beach County, as your procedure may need to be rescheduled.
If You Suspect that You are Pregnant
As soon as you are aware of your pregnancy please notify your doctor and the Advanced Surgery Center of Palm Beach County. Anastasia and medications used during surgery may be harmful to the developing fetus.
If you are covered by health insurance, please remember that this is a contract between insurance carrier. We will submit all insurance claims for you, including secondary insurance. To ensure proper processing of your claims, it is vital that you supply our office with accurate up-to-date information at the time of your surgery. This includes any necessary patient-completed forms your insurance carrier may require.
Pre-Authorization /Referral forms
Some insurance carriers require pre-authorization or referral forms prior to the day of surgery. It is the patients responsibility to know whether or not they need to obtain pre-authorization or referral for their surgery. If you are not sure about the need for a pre-authorization, please check with your insurance carrier.
Medicare Part B
North Point Surgery Center excepts assignments on all Medicare Part B claims. By “accepting assignment,” we agree to adjust your charge to Medicare’s “approved amount.” Medicare will also send the payment directly to our office. Medicare typically pays a percentage of the approved amount for covered procedures after you have met your annual deductible. You are responsible for your deductible and the remaining 20% balance of the facility fee. If you have supplemental insurance policy, we will submit any balance to the insurance carrier after we receive the Medicare payments. You do not need to submit anything to your supplemental insurance, nor do you need to send us a copy of your Explanation of Medicare Benefits. Once your supplemental insurance has paid Mariners Hospital, you will be responsible for any remaining balance. If you do not have a supplemental insurance policy, any deductible and/or co-payment are your responsibility. We will send you a statement of your balance after we receive payment from Medicare.
You should be aware that you will be receiving a separate bill from your physician and possibly your anesthesiologist and pathologist. Questions regarding your bill from any physician should be directed to their physicians office.
5065 South State Road 7, Suite 101, Lake Worth, FL 33449, US
Monday - Friday: 8am - 5pm