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Banner Lassen to Offer Enhanced Emergency Orthopedic Surgical Services

Thursday, October 10th, 2019

Surgical Affiliates, a leading provider of emergency inhouse trauma, orthopedic, neurosurgery and general surgical services for hospital systems, has announced its partnership with Banner Lassen Medical Center in Susanville. The partnership will enhance emergency orthopedic services at Banner Lassen by providing comprehensive, 24/7 emergency orthopedic surgical services.

Through its partnership with Surgical Affiliates, Banner Lassen Medical Center joins a growing number of hospitals nationwide implementing a surgical hospitalist model of care that ensures delivery of exceptional, round-the-clock emergency surgical services.

“We’re extremely pleased to once again be offering comprehensive orthopedic care in the community,” said Banner Lassen CEO Sandy Dugger. “Our new team of orthopedic surgeons will provide residents with convenient access to orthopedic medical appointments, consultations, planned surgeries and emergency surgeries at our hospital.”

Surgical Affiliates will provide an enhanced array of surgical services including a dedicated, onduty team of board-certified orthopedic surgeons providing 24/7 emergency surgical care to
patients entering the emergency room; this experienced team will also provide care for inhouse orthopedic emergencies and inpatient orthopedic consultations.

In addition, a fully staffed follow-up clinic at 1345 Paul Bunyan Road, Suite A, in Susanville will offer post-discharge care to patients through their recovery. Patients will also have access to comprehensive outpatient orthopedic services at the Banner Health Clinic, provided by the highly credentialed team of surgeons. The clinic can be reached at 530-206-9580.

“The exceptional group of leaders and providers at Banner Lassen has allowed us to implement our team in record time and speaks to their underlying commitment to this community – and to
us as a partner – in delivering orthopedic surgery care to the Susanville community,” said Surgical Affiliates President and CEO Lynette Scherer, MD.

The experienced orthopedic team at Banner Lassen will implement evidenced-based guidelines in delivering a systematic, personalized approach to care that is a cornerstone of the Surgical Affiliates model. Additionally, Surgical Affiliates will support the orthopedic team with experienced management services to optimize workflow and alleviate administrative responsibilities from the clinical teams.

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