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Meritus Health celebrates new outpatient surgery center

Meritus Health is opening a new outpatient surgery center to better meet patient needs and continue its mission of improving the health of the community.

The C.P. Choudari Surgical Center will reduce wait times, provide faster diagnosis and improve outcomes for patients needing various surgical services.

“We remain committed to evaluating the needs of our growing community,” said Dave Lehr, Meritus Health chief strategy officer. “We know that in our community, many must wait too long for important preventative screenings and diagnostic procedures. Opening the C.P. Choudari Surgical Center will help us reduce the time patients are waiting for these important procedures.”


The new center, which celebrated its ribbon-cutting June 26, is in Suite 247 of the Robinwood Professional Center, 11110 Medical Campus Drive. It’s named for Dr. C.P. Choudari, who has been paramount in opening the facility. Choudari will be one of the physicians to perform medical procedures in the facility beginning in early August.

“Meritus has invested in this surgical center to provide patients a more affordable, convenient and personalized alternative to the hospital for their endoscopic procedures and surgeries, all while delivering high quality care,” said Dr. C.P. Choudari, through whose donation the center was made possible. “This center will be more intimate than the hospital, and give patients a greater sense of personalized care and contact with their care team.

“To me, this is a dream come true,” Dr. Choudari said. “Actually, dreams do not come true, dreams are made true.”

A provider referral is needed for procedures at the center, but to learn more about what is offered, visit www.meritushealth.com/choudarisurgicalcenter.

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