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Eight operating suites and two minor procedure rooms equipped with physician preferred technology offer our physicians and staff the tools needed to provide the best patient outcomes.

Our surgery staff includes leading surgeons and well-trained, experienced nurses and technicians. To make your experience more comfortable and pleasant we provide private pre-operative rooms and private pediatric recovery areas.

Diagnostic Imaging

Surgical Specialty Center of Baton Rouge offers one of the most advanced radiology departments in the area. The digital capabilities of the imaging department provide patients with a higher level of diagnostic testing. Modalities include Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) - provided by Baton Rouge Orthopedic Clinic, Computed Tomography (CT), and general radiology.

Board-certified radiologists offer specialties in musculoskeletal, pediatrics, and neuroradiology. Referring physicians are able to view patient images and reports via a secured internet system PACS (Picture Archiving and Communication System), providing physicians with the most technologically advanced tools for quicker diagnosis.


Dedication to patients and their families is the focus at Surgical Specialty Center of Baton Rouge and through an innovative hospital design, patients and their families stay informed and comfortable during their time at the hospital. Our spacious, private patient suites are designed for care, comfort and safety. A sofabed for overnight visitors is provided in every room, and family members are allowed 24 hour access to the patient.

The room is also designed with many of the comforts of home, such as a microwave, refrigerator and dvd/vcr. The comfort of our patients and their families is one of the main objectives of our "focused facility."

Sleep Lab

Sleep is a basic necessity of life and even occasional sleeping problems can make daily life difficult. Surgical Specialty Center of Baton Rouge Sleep Lab aids in the diagnosis and assessment of sleep disorders. We offer comfortable rooms for these studies, board certified physicians and state-of-the-art monitoring equipment.

If you are concerned that you may suffer from a sleeping disorder, please visit our Medical Staff page for a listing of ENT physicians.

Pain Management

For thousands of years, physicians have been helping to relieve their patient's pain with a variety of medications and treatment options. At SSC, Anesthesiologists, board certified in pain management, diagnose and provide treatment for acute and chronic pain.

The pain management physicians work closely with the referring physician to develop a plan of treatment in a supportive, compassionate environment. At SSC, we have pain management procedure rooms in the pre-operative area where dedicated staff assist the anesthesiologists.


Surgical Specialty Center of Baton Rouge boasts specialized pediatric procedure, recovery, and overnight rooms. The specialization focuses and caters to both the patient and the family.

An induction room allows parents to stay with their child until moments before surgery and an isolated recovery room puts the child and parents back together as soon as possible after surgery. Tours are available to help relieve any anxiety before surgery.


Lithotripsy is a non-surgical procedure that uses sound waves from a lithotripsy machine to break up stones in the kidney, bladder, ureters, or gallbladder. The shock waves are focused on the kidney stone and break the stone into tiny pieces, which are passed out of the body naturally. Throughout the procedure, the doctor can view what is happening to the stone through x-ray or ultrasound monitoring. This procedure prevents you from having to undergo surgery to have the stones removed, which reduces discomfort, complications, hospital stay, cost, and recovery time.

If you or a family member have been diagnosed with kidney stones and need more information related to lithotripsy services, please visit our Medical Staff page for a listing of Urologists.