Center Spotlight: Lowcountry Ambulatory Center of Charleston, South Carolina
December 19, 2016
Lowcountry Ambulatory Center is a multispecialty facility that opened its doors to their first patient on February 28, 2014 and from there they have continued to grow, having since cared for over 4500 patients to date. The center has two operating rooms and one procedure room with a primary focus on Urology and Podiatry procedures. Lowcountry Ambulatory Center has an amazing team of nineteen full-time and part-time staff members. The center is owned and operated by fourteen physicians. Lowcountry Ambulatory Center (LAC) is conveniently located in West Ashley off of Highway 61 in Charleston, South Carolina. They offer the latest in Urologic and Podiatric surgical care and is the newest outpatient surgery center in Lowcountry. LAC’s 15,000 square foot facility has been designed for a pleasant, comfortable experience for patients and caregivers. Lowcountry Ambulatory Center is Medicare certified and AAAHC accredited.
Kristen Hodge, Regional Director, says that “Lowcountry is a state of the art facility providing exceptional care in a very personal manner. The highly skilled physicians and staff treat each patient with compassion, and involve the patient in every aspect of their care to ensure an outstanding surgical experience.”
Lowcountry Ambulatory Center offers a broad spectrum of outpatient surgical procedures in the comfort of a new, state of the art facility. LAC urologists can perform a variety of procedures using sedation, regional, or general anesthesia, including ureteroscopy with laser lithotripsy for kidney stone removal, circumcision, cystoscopy, ESWL (extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy), prostate biopsy, treatments for BPH (benign prostatic hypertrophy), incontinence procedures, treatments for erectile dysfunction, vasectomy and vasectomy reversal, among others. Lowcountry also offers podiatric surgery using sedation, regional, or general anesthesia. Board certified anesthesiologists and specialty trained surgical nursing staff utilize the most up to date equipment to provide exceptional care in our private, comfortable outpatient setting.
LAC works with Lowcountry Urology Clinics of Charleston, SC and Associated Foot Specialist. Lowcountry Urology Clinic’s mission is to provide top quality, personalized urologic health care. We provide this treatment with skill, compassion, and a commitment to excellence. The 12 physicians of Lowcountry Urology Clinics practice General Urology and care for a wide range of conditions. They offer six office locations covering the entire Charleston SC area, including Downtown, West Ashley, Mt. Pleasant, and Summerville. Associated Foot Specialists is Charleston’s premier foot and ankle care center. With over 30 years of experience, Dr. Charles Gudas leads a team of podiatric professionals that offers a comprehensive array of advanced diagnostics and treatments for almost any foot and ankle pain, injury, or disorder.
Paige Nelson, Clinical Manager at Lowcountry, said “I have worked at Lowcountry Ambulatory Center since first day we opened. The physicians are wonderful to work for, but most of all, I greatly enjoy coming to work and meeting our wonderful patients every day. When we call them back and here things like “Everyone was so professional and made my experience great” or “I wish I could stay there for a week” and especially when we call and they tell us that they are feeling so much better. Those are what make this job and this center so great!”
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