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Center for Surgical Care - St. Cloud Hospital

The Center for Surgical Care is found at St. Cloud Hospital. As our patient, you will have the convenience of an outpatient surgery center, but benefit from being near the full services of St. Cloud Hospital. We provide care at any hour, day or night.

Why choose the Center for Surgical Care for your surgery?

Expert staff. Our experienced staff perform around 15,000 surgeries a year. We are staffed by all registered nurses to provide you with exceptional care. In addition to providing 24/7 coverage by trauma surgeons, we also have surgicalists available during daytime hours. These onsite general surgeons assist with urgent surgical needs, providing high quality, timely and efficient care to patients.

Range of procedures. Our doctors perform weight loss (bariatric), knee, spine, heart and many other surgeries. Find a surgeon near you. In the Provider Search, click the "Specialty" tab and then select a speciality for a list of local surgeons and their contact information.

Technology. We use the latest minimally invasive techniques, including the Mako and da Vinci robots. Learn more about our technology and new operating rooms.

Quality care. We strive to provide you with the highest quality care in the safest and most effective manner. See our quality results.

Superior patient experience. We embrace patient- and family-centered care. Review instructions for surgery for both adults and children.

Talk to your provider about having your surgery procedure at the Center for Surgical Care at St. Cloud Hospital.

Ranked Nationally for Pulmonology

Recognized as a National Leader

U.S. News & World Report has ranked St. Cloud Hospital as one of 29 hospitals in the nation with strong ratings in the handling of two chronic conditions — COPD and heart failure — and seven surgical procedures:

  • Colon cancer surgery
  • Lung cancer surgery
  • Heart bypass surgery
  • Aortic valve surgery
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
  • Knee replacement
  • Hip replacement

Less than 1 percent of hospitals evaluated received a top rating in all nine procedures and conditions. St. Cloud Hospital was one of only three in Minnesota that received this distinction.

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Preparing For Your Surgery

Thank you for choosing us for your surgery.

As you prepare for your surgery, let us know of any special requests. We will work closely with you to meet your needs.

One of our nurses will call you before your surgery. If your surgery takes place on Monday, we will call you by the previous Friday. If you do not hear from us by 4:30 p.m. the day before your surgery, please call.

If you cannot read or speak English, or if you use sign language, let us know. We can arrange for an interpreter.

We welcome your comments, concerns or suggestions. Please call us at anytime. Our phone number is 320-656-7182 or 800-835-6652, ext. 57617. Our hours are 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Directions to the Center for Surgical Care

Please make every effort to arrive at your scheduled time. We are found on the south end of St. Cloud Hospital on Floor A. Follow the outdoor signs for "Surgery," and enter the hospital campus at the corner of 6th Ave. N. and 12th St. N. Your family or friends can drop you off at the "Surgery Entrance" before parking. Inside a receptionist at the information desk will greet you and start the admission process.

Your family and friends may park on level 1 or 2 of the South Ramp. They should take the South Ramp Elevator to Floor A. Our receptionist will welcome them to the Center for Surgical Care.

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