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The Health Resource Centre in Calgary has a number of private medical services: The Visiting Specialist Clinic (VSC) at The Health Resource Center in Calgary provides a comprehensive private surgical assessment for qualified third parties such as the federal government, workers compensation boards, and non-residents of Canada. We work to determine the likelihood that an injury or illness will require surgical treatment. The Visiting Specialist Clinic's expertise covers a range of surgical areas that are offered by more than 20 specialists, including: orthopaedics, plastics, general surgery and podiatry.

The Visiting Specialist Clinic expedites the time that is required to see a specialist to determine the surgical candidacy of the patient. Private surgical services are performed for appropriate individuals,at the Health Resource Centre in Calgary, within a few days or a few weeks of the private surgical assessment.

Internal Medicine

The Internal Medicine Clinic at Calgary's Health Resource Centre provides a number of pre-operative patient optimization services. The patient is seen by an Internal Medicine specialist with the assistance of a Registered Nurse, and many key health factors are investigated. This complete preparation for private surgery insures that all patients are in premium health before their procedure, which results in a safer, faster recovery from surgery.

Central Surgical Intake

The Central Surgical Intake Clinic at the Health Resource Centre is a contracted private health service for the Alberta Health Services. Calgary's Centre Surgical Intake is a multi-disciplinary team that consists of an orthopaedic surgeon, Physical Therapist, and Registered Nurse, who provide a comprehensive approach for patients looking for a total knee or hip replacement.

Extended Stay Procedures at Health Resource Centre * Total Hip Replacement
* Tibial Osteotomy
* Hip Arthrotomy
* Knee arthrotomy
* Total Knee Replacement
* Total Ankle Replacement
* Ankle Arthrotomy
* Lumbar Spinal Laminectomy
* Total Shoulder Replacement
* Shoulder Arthrotomy
* Lumbar Spinal Fusion Calgary Private Surgery Day Stay Procedures Spine Surgery

  • Lumbar Discectomy
  • Lumbar Decompression

Shoulder Surgery

* Arthroscopy
* Arthroplasty
* Arthrotomy
* Acromio-clavicular Arthroplasty
* Sterno-clavicular Arthroplasty
* Repair Recurrent Dislocation
* Ligament Repair and Reconstruction
* Decompression/Repair Rotator Cuff
* Synovectomy
* Open Reduction Acromioclavicular Joint
* Ligament Reconstruction
* Excision Bursae

Elbow Surgery

* Arthroscopy and Arthroplasty
* Repair Recurrent Dislocation
* Ligament Reconstruction
* Excision Bursae
* Ligament Repair and Reconstruction
* Tendon Transfer/Repair/Transplant
* Arthrotomy
* Synovectomy

General Surgery

* Closed Reduction of Joints
* Closed Reduction Scapula
* Open Reduction of Joints
* Closed Reduction Clavicle
* Open Reduction Clavicle
* Closed Reduction Radius/Ulna
* Open Reduction Humerus
* Closed Reduction Humerus
* Open Reduction Radius/Ulna

Hip Surgery

* Excision Bursae
* Closed Reduction Dislocated Hip Joint

General Hip Surgery

* Open Reduction Fibula
* Closed Reduction Fibula
* Closed Reduction Tibia

Tumors - Musculoskeletal

* Biopsy Peripheral Tumors
* Excision Minor Tumors
* Needle Biopsy Spine Tumors

Day Stay Procedures – General Surgery

* Abdominal Wall Hernia Repair
* Umbilical Hernia Repair
* Inguinal Hernia Repair

Day Stay Procedures – Plastic Surgery

* Tendon Repair
* Closed Reduction Hand Fractures
* Tendon Grafts
* Joint Arthrotomy
* Peripheral Nerve Repair
* Tendon Transfer
* Peripheral Nerve Decompression
* Peripheral Nerve Grafts
* Muscle Flaps
* Amputation of Digits
* Muscle Repair
* Open Reduction Hand Fractures
* Hardware Removal
* Amputation of Rays
* Joint Arthroscopy
* Joint Arthrodesis

Knee Surgery

* Arthroplasty
* Menisectomy
* Arthroplasty
* Ligament Repair and Reconstruction
* Open Reduction Patella
* Arthroscopy
* Menisectomy
* Meniscal Repair
* Closed Reduction Patello-femoral Joint
* Excision Baker’s Cyst
* Open Reduction Patello-femoral Joint
* Excision Bursae
* Closed Reduction Patella
* Meniscal Repair
* Excision of Meniscal Cysts
* Excision of Loose/Foreign Bodies

Foot and Ankle Surgery

* Arthroscopy
* Arthrodesis
* Open Reduction Hindfoot
* Arthrotomy
* Arthroplasty
* Osteotomy
* Closed Reduction Hindfoot
* Ligament Reconstruction
* Ligament Repair and Reconstruction
* Tendon Transfer/Repair/Transplant
* Repair Recurrent Dislocation
* Plantar Fasciotomy/Fasciectomy
* Synovectomy
* Excision Ganglions
* Open Reduction Foot
* Closed Reduction Midfoot
* Closed Reduction Ankle
* Closed Reduction Forefoot
* Open Reduction Ankle
* Open Reduction Midfoot
* Open Reduction Forefoot
* Closed Reduction Ankle
* Excision Bursae
* Closed Reduction Foot
* Open Reduction Ankle

Hand and Wrist Surgery

* Arthroscopy
* Open Reduction Hand
* Arthrodesis
* Osteotomy
* Plantar Fasciotomy/Fasciectomy
* Repair Recurrent Dislocation
* Ligament Reconstruction
* Arthroplasty
* Ligament Repair and Reconstruction
* Excision Minor Hand Tumors/Ganglions
* Tendon Transfer/Repair/Transplant
* Carpal Tunnel Release
* Release Dupuytren’s Contracture
* Excision Dupuytren’s Contracture
* Excision Tendon Sheaths
* Closed Reduction Wrist
* Arthrotomy
* Synovectomy
* Excision Bursae
* Closed Reduction Hand
* Open Reduction Wrist
* Excision Ganglions

Other – Orthopaedic Surgery * Peripheral Nerve Repair
* Joint Manipulation
* Bone Graft Harvesting
* Peripheral Nerve Decompression
* Saucerization
* Peripheral Nerve Grafts
* Sequestrectomy
* Hardware Removal

     

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