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The #1 Ambulatory Surgery Center in Iowa is Iowa City ASC

Posted by iowacityasc on Jan 16, 2024 1:30:28 PM

At Iowa City Ambulatory Surgery Center, we always aim to deliver high quality care to patients during every interaction and procedure. That’s why we were honored to say, for the second year in a row, Iowa City Ambulatory Surgery Center has been selected as a top ranked ASC in the United States! Patients of Iowa City ASC are receiving the #1 ranked ASC care in all of Iowa!

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Topics: Awards, News

What to Expect from Your Cataracts Surgery Recovery

Posted by iowacityasc on Aug 23, 2023 10:13:45 AM

According to some estimates, there are over 3.7 million cataract surgery procedures in the United States every year. This makes cataract surgery one of the most common surgical procedures you might undergo. When you have cataract surgery, the cloudy and obstructed lens behind your eye is removed via a tiny incision. This lens is then replaced with a new, synthetic version, improving the clarity and vibrancy of your vision.

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Topics: Cataracts

Post Mastectomy Breast Reconstruction

Posted by iowacityasc on Apr 24, 2023 3:38:29 PM

Healing is a process. That’s especially true when it comes to patients who are recovering from breast cancer treatment and mastectomy. For many patients, post-mastectomy reconstruction is a critical step in that journey of recovery.

Breast reconstruction post-mastectomy is a plastic surgery procedure designed to help restore the appearance of lost breast tissue.

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Topics: Plastic Surgery

ICASC Named a Top 3 ASC by Newsweek Magazine

Posted by iowacityasc on Dec 02, 2022 2:02:58 PM

With over 5000 ambulatory surgical centers in the United States, patients can sometimes have a hard time selecting the highest-rated care settings. That’s why Iowa City ASC is thrilled to have been ranked as a top three ambulatory surgical center by Newsweek Magazine. This exceptional ranking recognizes the high quality of care delivered at Iowa City ASC–and makes it easy for patients to feel confident in their outpatient care choices.

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Topics: Awards, News

All Things Breast Event

Posted by iowacityasc on Oct 18, 2022 11:42:19 AM

Join us at OB/GYN Associates on Wednesday, October 26, from 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm to get all of your breast questions answered!

At this fun event, you can discover what happens during breast lift surgery or explore how breast augmentation is different from breast reconstruction. Patients with questions about their breast health and breast aesthetics can get answers directly from plastic surgeon Dr. Iryna Chesnokova.

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Topics: News, Plastic Surgery

Iowa City Welcomes Plastic Surgeon Dr. Iryna Chesnokova

Posted by iowacityasc on Sep 02, 2022 2:10:17 PM

The Iowa City Ambulatory Surgical Center is thrilled to welcome Dr. Iryna Chesnokova to our team of providers! Dr. Chesnokova is an experienced plastic surgeon, and she’s focused on helping people find health and happiness. Plastic surgery patients with referrals can start seeing Dr. Chesnokova immediately for all of their plastic surgery needs.

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Topics: Plastic Surgery

How to Stay Active (and Safe) in Iowa City this Summer!

Posted by iowacityasc on Jul 25, 2022 2:46:07 PM

Sometimes it feels like summers are awfully short here in Iowa City, IA. We only have a few months of nice, warm weather before the winter winds start to blow, the leaves change colors, and we have to worry about that first snowfall. So we Iowans are determined to enjoy these warm months!

Of course, when things get warm in Iowa, they get <em>warm</em>. This summer has been hot–no doubt about it. So whatever your summer activity of choice is, we have some tips designed to help you enjoy yourself safely.

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Topics: Summer Safety

How to Take Advantage of Ambulatory Care

Posted by iowacityasc on Apr 14, 2022 1:47:33 PM

Today, there are well over 5000 Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs) operating throughout the United States. And the number keeps rising. In large part, that growth is fueled by patient demand.

That’s because ASCs generally provide an outpatient surgery experience that’s faster, friendlier, and more convenient than would be expected from a hospital setting. This means many patients will have a viable and enticing alternative to traditional hospital care. Overall, ambulatory surgery centers can provide significant benefits for patients.

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Topics: Why Choose an ASC

Shoulder Arthroscopy

Posted by iowacityasc on Mar 24, 2022 8:23:18 AM

The shoulder is a complex joint with a wide range of movements. In part, that’s why shoulder injuries can be so painful. Often, these injuries are unexpected–the result, for example, of a rough landing.


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Topics: Orthopedic

How To Maintain A Healthy Urinary Tract

Posted by iowacityasc on Dec 15, 2021 8:00:28 AM

While it’s not exactly a hot topic of conversation, a healthy urinary tract is an essential part of your day-to-day life. The medical specialty of urology focuses on the health of the urinary tract. Responsible for extracting liquid waste and urination, the urinary tract is made up of the bladder, urethra, ureters, kidneys, and associated muscles.

All of these components must be working together and be in good health for normal urination to occur. Keeping your urinary tract happy and healthy takes something of a holistic and comprehensive approach. Luckily, there are some things urologists recommend that you do at home to improve the health of your urinary tract.

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Topics: Urology

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