What Can We Do For You?

Our team of award-winning physicians at Minnesota Valley Surgery Center are some in the best in the country for minimally invasive orthopedic surgery. With subspecialties in total joint replacement, hand injuries, foot and ankle surgery, spine and pain management you can be confident in placing your trust in our care.

Total Joint Replacement

  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Total Ankle Replacement


  • Micro Discectomy/Laminectomy
  • Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF)
  • Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF)
  • Direct Lumbar Interbody Fusions (DLIF)


  • Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Joint Injections
  • Medial Branch Block
  • Radiofrequency

General Orthopedic

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction
  • Knee Arthroscopy (Knee Scope)
  • Meniscectomy & Meniscal Repair
  • Hip Arthroscopy (Hip Scope)
  • Clavicle (Collarbone) Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy

Orthopedic: Hand & Wrist

  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • CMC Arthroplasty
  • Dupuytren’s Contracture Release
  • Nerve Repair
  • Tendon Repair
  • Trigger Finger
  • Finger/Wrist Fracture
  • Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ulnar Nerve Transposition
  • Wrist Arthroscopy (Scope)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy (Scope)

Podiatry: Foot & Ankle

  • Achilles Tendon Repair
  • Bunionectomy
  • Foot & Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Foot & Ankle Fracture
  • Hallux Rigidus Repair
  • Hammer Toe Correction
  • Ligament Repair and Reconstruction
  • Subtalar Fusion

Common Questions

Outpatient surgery, also known as ambulatory surgery or same-day surgery is a procedure that does not require an overnight hospital stay.

  • Insurance card and drivers license
  • Any paperwork from your doctor (test results, medical history, etc.)
  • Comfortable, loose-fitting clothing.
  • Watches, rings, jewelry and wallets
  • Large amounts of cash

After your outpatient procedure, we’ll take you to the recovery area where, once you’re fully awake, your family will be able to join you.

No. Because anesthesia is required for surgeries, we cannot let anyone drive themselves home following a procedure. We ask that you arrange for a family member or close friend to drive you to and from the facility on the day of your appointment. You also need a responsible adult to stay with you for 24 hours after receiving anesthesia.

Our fees cover the use of the facility only. Facility fees do not include laboratory, pathology, surgeon, anesthesiologist or certified nurse anesthetist fees, nor does it include the cost of any implants used for your surgery. You will be billed separately for these fees.

Anesthetics are administered by contracted anesthesia providers, which include anesthesiologists and Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA).

Yes. Before surgery, you and your anesthesia provider will sit down to discuss your medical history and review the anesthesia plan; this is when you’ll be able to voice all of your questions and concerns. Feel free to call our admissions nurse if you have concerns that should be addressed prior to the day of surgery.

Yes. An intravenous (IV) line is started before we surgery so we can administer medication as needed; this may include medication to reduce anxiety or antibiotics prescribed by your surgeon.

No. Your physician, along with the other medical service providers, including anesthesia, radiology or pathology specialists, who use this facility are independent contractors. Because these individuals are not employed by our facility, we are not responsible or liable for their acts or omissions.

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