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Short Procedure Unit

The hospital has a convenient Short Procedure Unit (SPU) designed to provide high quality one-day outpatient medical or surgical care without the added burden of a hospital stay. Patients now can to recover from their procedure in the familiar surroundings of their homes. 

With the new addition of the Infusuion Center, chemotherapy is primarily administered in a safe comfortable environment.

The Short Procedure Unit is located on the 4th floor of the hospital and is equipped with eleven reclining chairs for same day surgery patients and patients undergoing radiology procedures. There are also a variety of medical patients who use this area for blood transfusions and chemotherapy.

Our highly skilled physicians determine a patient’s eligibility as a short procedure candidate. The primary consideration is given to the patient’s physical condition, age, medical history and the type of procedure needed.

Surgical procedures that are performed in the Short Procedure Unit include:

  • Hernia repair
  • Cataracts
  • Breast biopsy
  • Vascular services
  • Women’s services
  • Foot surgery

Non-Surgical procedures include:

  • Chemotherapy
  • Blood Transfusion
  • Children’s Dental Program