Short Procedure Unit

Mercy has a convenient Short Procedure Unit (SPU) designed to provide high quality one-day outpatient medical or surgical care without the added burden of a hospital stay. Patients now can to recover from their procedure in the familiar surroundings of their homes. 

With the new addition of the Infusion Center, chemotherapy is primarily administered in a safe comfortable environment.

The Short Procedure Unit is equipped with reclining chairs for same day surgery patients and patients undergoing radiology procedures. There are also a variety of medical patients who use this area for blood transfusions and chemotherapy.

Our highly skilled physicians determine a patient’s eligibility as a short procedure candidate. The primary consideration is given to the patient’s physical condition, age, medical history and the type of procedure needed.

Surgical procedures include:

  • Hernia repair
  • Cataracts
  • Breast biopsy
  • Vascular services
  • Women’s services
  • Foot surgery

Non-Surgical procedures include:

  • Chemotherapy
  • Blood Transfusion
  • Children’s Dental Program