Big Rapids, Michigan – December 1, 2020 - West Michigan Surgery Center (WMSC) takes top honors in Newsweek Magazine’s “America’s Best Ambulatory Surgery Centers 2021.” Newsweek partnered with respected global research firm Statista to analyze more than 4,300 Ambulatory Surgery Centers in 25 states. The report ranked Big Rapids’ based West Michigan Surgery Center among the top 7 Ambulatory Surgery Centers in the state. The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs currently lists 150 Ambulatory Surgery Centers in its provider directory.
Statista based its results on a few parameters, including: A reputation score and key performance indicators. The reputation score was based on the quality of care, performance data, and peer recommendations. The key performance indicators took into account the quality of treatment and medical conditions. Experts and survey participants also reviewed how well facilities were responding to the threat of COVID-19. All data was collected by Newsweek and Statista from July to September 2020. ASC participants were not able to recommend their business in the survey.
“We are excited about this honor, and believe it shows our dedication to providing our patients with evidence-based, cutting edge surgical treatments that offer the best results, in an affordable, safe, and effective manner,” says West Michigan Surgery Center Medical Director and Founder, Girish Juneja, MD. “Our skilled and knowledgeable medical team treats each day as another opportunity to ensure our patients receive the safest and best care possible.”
Located at 20095 Gilbert Road in Big Rapids, West Michigan Surgery Center provides services related to Pain Management, Orthopedics, and Endoscopy. Facility physicians and staff are committed to providing high-quality and efficient patient care, ease of access to services, at substantially lower out-of-pocket costs than hospital based surgical services. WMSC offers consumers state-of-the-art healthcare options that at one time were only available in larger hospital based surgical units. This is the first time WMSC has been named one of “America’s Best Ambulatory Surgery Centers” by Newsweek magazine. For complete methodology of the Newsweek study, visit: https://bit.ly/WMSCNewsweekMethodology
West Michigan Surgery Center was established in 2006 as the only freestanding, privately owned ambulatory surgical center in the Big Rapids area. West Michigan Surgery Center is licensed through the state of Michigan and holds Medicare-Deemed Status through the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care. Accreditation by the AAAHC signifies that WMSC has met the rigorous standards of a nationally recognized third party; and indicates a commitment to providing only the highest levels of quality care to patients and the same high level of conduct in business practices. More information about West Michigan Surgery Center, its staff, and services, can be found at www.westmichigansurgerycenter.com
Girish Juneja, MD
Medical Director, West Michigan Surgery Center