Facts & Figures

A medical professional prepares an injection.Since opening in 1994 as Centre Community Surgical Center, Mount Nittany Health Surgical Center has become the region's leader in same-day surgical services.

Here are just a few facts and figures about the Surgical Center:

  • It was the first freestanding ambulatory surgery center to serve State College and the surrounding area.
  • The Surgical Center hosts more than 90 skilled medical and support staff specially trained to care for same-day surgery patients.
  • Our facility is equipped with four state-of-the-art, spacious operating rooms and a specialty procedure room.
  • We offer private, individual post-op recovery rooms.
  • Approximately 5,200 surgeries and procedures are performed here each year.
  • About 25 patients come through every day.
  • Average length of stay is three hours, from registration through post-op recovery.
  • Average length of surgery is 60 minutes.
  • The Surgical Center is consistently ranked in the 97th percentile or higher on patient satisfaction in the quarterly Press Ganey report.
  • The Surgical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. and licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

For more information on having your same-day surgery performed at Mount Nittany Health Surgical Center, call 814.2346750 or email us at info@mountnittanysurgical.org.

The Foundation’s 21st Annual Golf Tournament raised $150,000 for the new Cancer Center.

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