What is an Ambulatory Surgery Centre?
Ambulatory Surgery Surgical Centres are multi-specialty facilities that provide personalized surgical services for generally healthy patients requiring day or overnight stay procedures. These facilities make use of highly advanced equipment to minimize the invasive surgery and reducing post-operative pain and complications.
Who are you affiliated with?
We hold accreditation with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia. This ensures the highest standards of quality of care are met for all patients.
Do you have extended hours? Weekends?
Yes, our Plastic Surgery Centre makes time available to see patients at a variety of hours in order to accommodate everyone. We offers consultations and surgery six days a week: Monday to Friday 7:30 am – 6:00 pm and Saturdays 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.
Do you send out information?
Yes, we can send you information pertaining to the plastic or cosmetic procedure(s) you are interested in, our facility and financing. Please send us an email with your request using our contact form.
Do you have a charge for consultations?
For cosmetic consultations it is a one-time fee only. You meet directly with the Plastic Surgeon and the fee is $100.
How long is the consultation?
Consults are dependent upon the patient’s needs. Generally they last between 30 – 40 min.
Do you have before and after pictures?
Yes, our Before and After picture albums are available for viewing during consultations.
Do you offer financing?
Yes. We offer financial programs.
How soon after the consultation can I have the surgery?
Anywhere between 1 to 6 weeks.
How long have the Surgeons been practicing?
Our highly skilled surgeons have a range of experience and expertise. Please ask one of our advisors for more information about a specific surgeon.
Where does the surgery take place?
Surgery takes place at our health care facility in Vancouver. We have 3 state of the art operating rooms, a large post-operative recovery unit and five overnight stay rooms. We also have a facility in Winnipeg.
How do I choose the best surgeon?
Depending on the type of surgery our facility will place you with the surgeon that specializes in that particular procedure.
Can I see more than one surgeon?
Yes, we offer 2nd-opinion consultation for peace-of-mind.
Where can I check on the Surgeons past history?
All Surgeons are accredited by the College of Physicians and Surgeons in order to perform surgery at this facility. If you’d like to find any information beyond what is available from our advisors, you may reach the College of Physician and Surgeons of British Columbia at (604) 733 7758.
How many times before surgery will I have to come and see the Surgeon?
You may come as many times as you feel necessary, however, most patients come twice; the first consultation appointment usually follows up with a pre-operative appointment.
If you are from out of town or the country, you may do the pre-operative consultation at the time of the first consultation.