Awards & Accreditations

Northwest Michigan Surgery Center (NMSC) is committed to providing our patients with the highest quality of care. Our top national rankings and an ever-growing list of honors certainly reaffirms that commitment. But we never rest on our laurels – our providers, nurses, and healthcare staff are always finding ways to get better, so our patients can, too.

We are proud to offer you a facility that has earned designations in Excellence of Care,
honorable accreditations, and top rankings state- and nationwide.
  • Northwest Michigan Surgery Center is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc (AAAHC)
  • Two-time recipient of the APEX Quality Award for Patient Satisfaction - Symphony Performance Health (formerly Voyance), 2013 and 2014
    • Recognizes healthcare facilities that demonstrate the highest level of excellence in patient satisfaction and overall care over the course of a year, based solely on patient feedback.
  • Top 10 Small Business of the Year - Traverse City Chamber of Commerce, 2014
    • Recognizes businesses displaying a commitment to good business practices, sustainability in staffing and history of positive employee relations, as well as service to the community
  • Top 100 Places to Work in Healthcare - Becker'’'s Hospital Review, 2010, 2011, and 2013.
  • 2nd in overall case volume nationwide - Modern Healthcare, 2011

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How Can We Serve You?

Award-winning care. State-of-the-art equipment. A caring, highly trained staff. Northwest Michigan Surgery Center is proud to be your health care leader.

"Everyone was friendly from check in to discharge. I am very impressed and pleased. You have a fabulous staff. It couldn't possibly have been a better experience. "
- Claudia S.
"If procedures are necessary, it is a pleasure having them done at the Surgery Center. All processes have been well thought out and streamlined with the patient in mind. There does not seem to be any unnecessary steps or duplication of effort."
- Gary P.
"Excellent care --- and my anesthesiologist was very caring about my comfort throughout the surgery."
- Ellen L.
"Always such a nice experience here when you're having medical procedures done. It's never fun, but I try to be positive about it and the staff and docs are great. Glad to find good care here 'Up North.' "
- Heidi P.
"The follow up phone calls both from the surgeon and nurse were very comforting, and appreciated. All in all, a first class operation; thanks for your caring"
- Lee M.