Lap-Band Surgical Procedure Now Available

Central Arkansas Surgical Center announces the addition of Rex Luttrell, M.D. He is a board-certified general surgeon with a focus on bariatric surgery. Dr. Luttrell is performing the LAP-BAND<sup® procedure at Central Arkansas Surgical Center. The LAP-BAND procedure is performed on an outpatient basis for weight loss. It is the least invasive of the weight loss procedures and is reversible. …

National Time Out Day Recognized with Patient Education and Staff Activities

Central Arkansas Surgical Center recognized National Time out Day by educating patients about what they can expect during their pre-operative time and the importance of this process. Facility employees shared a potluck lunch and were given a gift at their staff meeting in recognition of their hard work and dedication to patient safety. National Time Out Day is a powerful …

Central Arkansas Surgical Center Welcomes Ophthalmologist Justin Lieblong, MD

Central Arkansas Surgical Center has added ophthalmology as a service line with the addition of ophthalmologist Justin Lieblong, MD. He will be performing cataract cases using the new Centurion Vision System from Alcon. Earlier this month, Central Arkansas Surgical Center became the first ASC in the central Arkansas area to offer this state-of-the-art technology.

Celebrating National ASC Day and Three-Year Anniversary

National ASC Day is Thursday, August 15 and ASCs across the country are raising awareness about the high-quality, cost-efficient care ASCs provide to patients. This also marks Central Arkansas Surgical Center’s three-year anniversary. To celebrate, the facility will host a cookout for staff and physicians and be “Open to the Public” to host facility tours on August 14, from 11:00 …

FDA Approved LAP-BAND® System Now Available at Central Arkansas Surgical Center

LAP-BAND® Adjustable Gastric Banding System What is it? The LAP-BAND System is a surgically implanted device that helps adults, who are at least 18 years old, eat less and lose weight. The LAP-BAND® consists of a silicone band, tubing, and an access port. The inner surface of the silicone band is inflatable and is connected by the tubing to the …

Russell Allison, MD Published on Arkansas Online

Click on the link below to read an article recently published by Arkansas Online about Dr. Rusty Allison, founding physician partner and orthopedic surgeon at Central Arkansas Surgical Center. http://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2011/apr/03/front-and-center-russell-allison/

Pain Management Services Now Offered at Center

Central Arkansas Surgical Center now offers Pain Management Services. All procedures are performed by J. Carlos Roman, M.D. in an outpatient setting. Dr. Roman is the Chairman of the Arkansas State Medical Board’s Pain Management Review Committee. For scheduling information, call 479-967-1117.

Open House Held at Central Arkansas Surgical Center

Over 75 guests attended an Open House to celebrate the upcoming opening of Central Arkansas Surgical Center in Russellville, Arkansas. Guests were hosted by facility staff, physicians, and representatives from Meridian Surgical Partners, the facility’s management and development partner. The facility is designed to provide outpatient surgical procedures (same day) in orthopedics, otolaryngology, pain management, podiatry, and spine. With board …

Arkansas Governor Visits Central Arkansas Surgical Center

On Monday, August 30, 2010, Governor Mike Beebe visited Central Arkansas Surgical Center in Russellville, Arkansas. A supporter of the outpatient surgical facility during its development, Beebe stopped by the center during his visit to Russellville since he was unable to attend the Open House held at the facility the previous week. Owen Kelly, MD orthopedic surgeon and founding partner, …