Welcome to URMC Surgery Center

Our experienced team of physicians, nurses and healthcare professionals at the URMC Surgery Center provides patients with exceptional care. We have a strong commitment to exceeding expectations, while serving each patient with compassion, respect and outstanding healthcare.

Information for our patients

To give us more information about you prior to your upcoming surgery, please fill out our Simple Admit patient health survey questionnaire by clicking on the icon below.

It will be helpful to have the names and contact numbers for your physicians, particularly if they are out-of-town or not part of the URMC network. It is also helpful to have your medication bottles or a list of your medications with dosages.

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To contact our pre-surgical screening nursing staff, call (585) 242-1410.

For the surgery center reception desk, including directions to the surgery center, please contact (585) 242-1401.

For specific questions regarding your anesthesia, please email Stefan Lucas at Stefan_Lucas@URMC.Rochester.edu or speak with a pre-surgical screening nurse.

Watch a video tour of a surgical visit


Services we provide to meet patient needs

At the URMC Surgery Center, we specialize in orthopedic surgery, and ear, nose and throat procedures. Our colorectal, vascular, and general surgery divisions of the surgery department also perform "same-day" surgery.

In addition, the second level of our facility is home to the:

URMC Division of Colorectal Surgery, offering treatments for conditions of the small intestine, colon, rectum and anus. These treatments are provided by fellowship-trained surgeons who are nationally and internationally known. The practice also offers the state’s only comprehensive Colorectal Physiology Center at Highland Hospital, a URMC affiliate.

URMC Pain Treatment Center, which provides comprehensive care in one convenient location for those suffering from chronic pain. This multidisciplinary practice has long-standing experience in Spinal Cord Stimulation – and our fellowship-trained physicians perform advanced interventional and non-interventional treatments.

URMC Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy Center, offers comprehensive consultative and procedural services in a state-of-the-art facility. These services are provided by experts in digestive and liver disease as well as GI endoscopy.

Provider services / education

As a division of the University of Rochester Medical Center, the Surgery Center fulfills its education mission in a variety of ways. Below are some of the educational opportunites for members of the health-care community.

Dept of Orthopedics Kenneth DeHaven Arthroscopic Surgical Skills Laboratory

Dept of Anesthesia Ultrasound Regional Anesthesia Symposium


Health Care Cost Estimator: click for more info

Important Phone Numbers

  • General Information:
    (585) 275-URMC
  • URMC Surgery Center:
    (585) 242-1400 information
    (585) 242-1410 pre-surgical screening
    (585) 244-2411 fax
  • URMC Pain Treatment Center:
    (585) 242-1300 phone
    (585) 473-5007 fax
  • Division of Colorectal Surgery:
    (585) 273-2727
  • Division of Gastroenterology:
    (585) 275-4711
  • Patient Accounts:
    (585) 275-7223