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Ambulatory Surgery

Giving you access to specialist provider treatment and continuity of care

Ambulatory Surgery at Ellenville Regional Hospital gives you access to advanced treatments and expert providers in a convenient setting, close to home. You will be referred for Same Day Surgery by our Specialty Clinic.

Some of the area’s finest and most experienced providers are available here at ERH on a regular basis, supported by our team of excellent nurses, technologists and patient care coordinators. You save time and you save gas by using our Specialty Clinical Services and having Same-Day Surgery performed here.

State of the art same-day procedures:

  • Pain Management Procedures for: Backs (all levels), Knees, Shoulders and Hips

  • General Surgery: Laparoscopic and Minimally Invasive Procedures

  • Orthopedics: Arthroscopy (Knees and Shoulders), Fracture Repair

  • Gastroenterology: Colon Cancer Screenings (Colonoscopies and EGDs)

  • Telemedicine:  Urology Referrals

How to prepare for Same Day Surgery

  1. Bring a list of your medications, including dose, frequency, and date and time of last dose taken;
  2. Make sure you have someone to pick you up after your procedure is complete;
  3. Be sure to call us at 845-647-6400 x 333 with any questions such as:
  • What medications can I take the day of surgery?
  • Should I be fasting?
  • I am a diabetic. What should I do?
  • Will I be able to work after the surgery?

How to access specialty care

It couldn’t be easier to see a specialist. Just call us at 845-647-6400 ext. 314 for an appointment. If you’re at ERH anyway, stop by the Specialty Services window Monday – Friday from 8am to 5pm and we’ll get you seen as quickly as possible. Specialty Services is located in the Neil S. Calman Medical Arts Pavilion.

Ambulatory surgery providers:

Abdul R. Shahzad, MD

General Surgery

Hours of Operation

Specialty Clinic window Monday – Friday from 8am to 5pm

Contact Us

Just call us at 845-647-6400 ext. 314 for an appointment.

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Why Choose ERH?

We have pride in providing care to our community. Our Board, leadership and staff are focused on quality and compassion. Being the finest small hospital in the country means you benefit from our innovations and initiatives, such as our approach to population health in our community and Opioid reduction programs. Our dedication to improvements in Ellenville Regional Hospital has won awards and recognition nationally. We will not compromise on our programs where you will find expert medical, rehabilitative and surgical services. Inpatient, Sub Acute or Outpatient, we will have a team to support your needs.

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Innovation

Since implementing the athenaOne system in February 2017, ERH has streamlined all aspects of the hospital’s workflow

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Collaboration

Our focus is on narrowing the wide variation in treatment for patients with chronic pain

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Award-winning care

We are also improving the outcomes for our inpatients through our Swing Bed Outcomes Improvement Project,

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Get In Touch

Ellenville Regional Hospital is your hospital and looks forward to hearing from our local and surrounding area families, patients and referrers. Please send us your comments, concerns and suggestions to assist us in continuous improvements. If you want to recognize the caregivers at ERH, please drop us a note and tell us about your experience.

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