We're proud to announce that the UM Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) in Columbia has been named one of the top 3 Ambulatory Surgery Centers in Maryland in Newsweek's America's Best Ambulatory Surgery Centers 2024 list. Only 510 out of over 5,000 Medicare-certified ambulatory surgery centers in the country made the list.

Congratulations to our team!

At our onsite Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) in Columbia, same-day surgeries are performed by expert physicians from University of Maryland School of Medicine, saving patients a trip into the city.

Our surgeons are leaders in their specialties and have access to the latest clinical trials and research—ensuring patients will receive the most current and innovative treatment options available.

Our ASC is State-licensed, Medicare certified and Joint Commission accredited. Our Center consists of one operating room, two procedure rooms, 11 recovery bays and a large waiting area.

In one convenient location close to home, patients can receive the highest standards of outpatient surgical care in a professional and compassionate environment.

Surgery room at Ambulatory Services Center


Same day surgeries performed at our Ambulatory Surgery Center include:

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Pain Management Injections
  • Spine Surgery 

For more information, call 667-214-2300.


  • Monday through Friday: 6:30 am to 4:00 pm