Vail knee specialist Robert LaPrade, MD, PhD was named one of 164 ASC Industry Physician Leaders to Know in 2016. The list consists of physicians establishing, leading and partnering with ambulatory surgery centers across the United States. Healthcare leaders nominated physicians to establish this list.
An Ambulatory Surgery Center, also known as an ASC, is a modern health care facility focused on providing same-day surgical care, including diagnostic and preventive procedures. ASCs have changed the outpatient experience for millions of patients by providing them with a more convenient alternative to hospital-based outpatient procedures.