Outpatient Spine Surgery

Outpatient Spine Surgery in Puyallup, WA

Outpatient spine surgery is possible for a number of minimally invasive surgical procedures. Ambulatory surgical centers (ASCs) offer patients a more comfortable environment than hospitals and a more cost-effective alternative to inpatient care.

Advantages of Outpatient Spine Surgery

Some benefits of minimally invasive outpatient spinal surgery include:

  • A shorter recovery time
  • A smaller incision, leading to less scarring
  • Lower costs
  • Lower infection rates at ambulatory surgical centers than hospitals
  • Easier access for patients and their families
  • Patients are afforded a more comfortable environment than a hospital

Outpatient Back Surgeries

The following spinal surgery procedures, including laser spine surgery, are safely performed in an outpatient setting:

  • Anterior cervical fusions
  • Artificial cervical disc surgery (arthroplasty)
  • Posterior cervical nerve root decompression
  • Lumbar microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar laminoforaminotomy
  • Lumbar laminectomy
  • Minimally invasive fusions and decompressions

The neurosurgeons and spine specialists at Microsurgical Spine Center are skilled in these specific procedures. Our team would be happy to discuss the benefits of performing your upcoming procedure at our ambulatory surgical center. If you’re in the Seattle, Washington area, contact us or call 253-841-8939 to set up an appointment.