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About Us

The Surgery Center of Decatur is an AAAHC accredited, multi-specialty ambulatory surgery center that was established in 2004, through a partnership between Decatur Morgan Hospital and area physicians. The Center is conveniently designed for same day surgery procedures and complements the healthcare services extended to patients, payors, employers, and physicians in Morgan County and surrounding areas.

The physicians and staff provide a safe, high quality, cost-effective alternative to the traditional hospital setting. The specialized construct of the Center, allows for greater efficiencies without sacrificing compassionate, personal care for our patients.

Our Vision

The vision of the Surgery Center of Decatur is to be recognized by our patients, their families, payors, employers, physicians, and staff as being a high quality, efficient provider of outpatient surgical services; exemplified by achieving excellence in patient outcomes and satisfaction.

Accreditation & Licensing

The Center is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC), a nationally-recognized organization that measures against stringent, nationally-accepted standards in healthcare. It is fully licensed by both the State of Alabama and the Federal Medicare program.

Our Staff

The Surgery Center of Decatur employs a team of highly trained and experienced individuals to care for our patients. Our team maintains certifications in Advanced Cardio Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS), and receives ongoing training in CPR and conscious sedation. The Center's staff is dedicated to providing exceptional patient care in a friendly and caring manner.

Specialties

  • Anesthesiology
  • Ear, Nose & Throat
  • Gastroenterology
  • General Surgery
  • Gynecology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Physiatry (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation)
  • Urology

Physician Partners

The Surgery Center of Decatur is owned by Decatur Morgan Hospital and area physicians. The list below features our current physician partners:

  • Sergey Ananyev, MD
  • L. Randolph Buckner, MD, FACS
  • Kinney Copeland, MD, FACS
  • Russell Ellis, MD
  • George Godwin, III, MD, FACS
  • Benjamin W. Light, MD, FACS
  • Hugh C. Nabers, Jr., MD
  • J. Randall Riehl, MD
  • George Faison, MD
  • John A. Shannon, MD, FACOG
  • R. Scott Sharp, MD
  • David L. Spangler, MD, FACOG
  • R. Stacy Tapscott, MD
  • Robert C. Walker, MD, FACS
  • Khurshid Yousuf, MD

1122 14th Avenue SE   |   Decatur, AL 35601   |   256-560-2890   
Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 6:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.