Surgery Locations

Where will I have surgery?

Where will I have surgery?

Where you will have surgery depends on your insurance and overall health. The MCJR team performs over half of all operations as outpatient procedures at an ambulatory surgical facility, but also partners with local hospitals to provide extensive medical care to those who may need it.

Outpatient Surgery: Midwest Specialty Surgery Center

  • Premier outpatient surgical center, built exclusively to serve orthopedic patients
  • Located on MCJR’s first floor
  • 2 operating rooms, a minor procedure room, x-ray suite, and 8 private recovery suites
  • Highly experienced staff in pre-op, intraoperative, and post-op surgical care
  • Weekly pre-op joint classes offered onsite

Midwest Specialty Surgery Center’s (MSSC) surgeons and staff are national leaders innovating the latest in outpatient joint replacement care. These advancements have resulted in thousands of successful cases. The clean, efficient space provides for a lower infection rate, rapid recovery, comfort, and compassionate care. Each month, MSSC hosts visiting surgeons from around the U.S. and internationally who come to learn the innovative techniques developed here.

MSSC’s office administrator, Janet Ludden, is well-versed in the myriad insurance issues that surround your surgical care. She is an excellent resource to help you navigate this complex healthcare environment.

Call Midwest Specialty Surgery Center at (317) 821-0000.

Inpatient Surgery: Franciscan Health Center for Hip and Knee Surgery

If you are in need of additional care or are not eligible for outpatient joint replacement surgery for medical or insurance reasons, you will have inpatient or outpatient surgery at our partner hospital on Indy’s south side.

  • 5-star facility
  • Top 2.2% of U.S. inpatient programs

The Franciscan Health Center for Hip and Knee Surgery (CHKS) is one of the leading joint replacement centers in the nation, providing about 2,500 joint replacement operations each year. Our surgeons partner with CHKS to deliver intensive medical attention to those who may require additional care.

If you have an inpatient joint replacement surgery, you will likely return home within 48 hours of your surgery.

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Bloomington Office
639 S. Walker Street
Bloomington, IN 47403

Indianapolis Office (Main)
6920 Gatwick Drive, Suite 200
Indianapolis, IN 46241

Midwest Center for Joint Replacement

Midwest Center for Joint Replacement