Our Ambulatory Surgery Unit and Operating Room
Technology has had a tremendous impact on the
delivery of healthcare services, particularly for Landmark Medical
Center's Ambulatory Surgery Unit (ASU) and Operating Room (OR).
Landmark Medical Center's main operating rooms are located on the
ground floor of the Woonsocket Unit. The full-service operating
rooms use state-of-the-art technology, which is continually updated
on a regular basis.
Many surgeries can now be performed using minimally invasive
techniques, such as laser, laparoscopic, or video-monitoring
methods. Landmark Medical Center's ASU has seen enormous growth.
Landmark follows a nationwide trend in that more than three-quarters
of all surgeries are performed on an outpatient basis (as one-day
surgeries) because of the vast technological advancements of recent
Our Commitment to Patient Comfort
Our staff in the both the OR and ASU take special care to ensure
that all patients are comfortable and well-informed on the day of
Prior to surgery, all patients undergo pre-admission procedures
in which all testing, lab work, and nurse interviews are conducted
in the same visit. Family members are encouraged to participate in
On the actual day of the surgery, our family lounge is close at
hand so that families members can join their loved ones in the
recovery room following surgery.