5 orthopedic practices to know

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Here are five orthopedic practices to know:

Desert Institute for Spine Care (Phoenix)

Anthony Yeung, MD, founded the Squaw Peak Surgical Facility in 1998, and nine years later he and his son Christopher Yeung, MD, were joined by Justin Field, MD, to form the Desert Institute for Spine Care. Six orthopedic surgeons now operate out of DISC's five locations across Arizona.

Dr. Anthony Yeung developed the Yeung Endoscopic Spine System, a pioneering arthroscopic spine surgery instrument system.

DISC is one of 191 ASCs in Arizona, which ranks sixth nationally in ASCs per capita.

Presidio Surgery Center (San Francisco)

Founded in 1989, the Presidio Surgery Center is a California Pacific Medical Center affiliate and is accredited by the Joint Commission. Medical director Dan Perlov, MD, leads the 18 orthopedic surgeons and two spine specialists operating out of the center.

Presidio Surgery Center is one of California's 817 ASCs, which ranks 18th nationally in ASCs per capita.

Arête Surgical Center (Johnstown, Colo.)

Arête Surgical Center is a 15,000-square-foot facility that was built in 2013. It is accredited by the Joint Commission and features three operating rooms, six overnight rooms, four preoperative bays, four pain management bays and two post-anesthesia bays.

The center's six physicians are led by CEO Scott Dhupar, MD, and medical director Thomas Coburn, MD. Arête offers services in artificial disc replacement, spinal fusion, traumatic injuries and arthroscopy.

It is one of Colorado's 134 ASCs, which ranks 12th nationally in ASCs per capita.

Gold Coast Surgicenter (Chicago)

Gold Coast Surgicenter, located just off of Chicago's Magnificent Mile, offers services in hand, wrist, elbow, spine, neck, and total and partial joint replacement. The center's 15 physicians include Brian Cole, MD, host of Sports Medicine Weekly podcast, and team doctors for the Chicago White Sox and Chicago Bulls.

It is one of 131 ASCs in Illinois, which ranks 40th nationally in ASCs per capita.

CarePlex Orthopaedic Ambulatory Surgery Center (Hampton, Va.)

CarePlex Orthopaedic Ambulatory Surgery Center is governed by a six-member board of directors. The center is a member of Virginia group practice Tidewater Orthopaedics, which has been operating for over 40 years.

Eight physicians operate out of CarePlex, which is accredited through the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care. It runs normal operating hours of 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

It is one of Virginia's 61 ASCs, which ranks 48th nationally in ASCs per capita.

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