UM Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC)

We're proud to announce that the UM Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) in Columbia was named the No. 1 ASC in Maryland in Newsweek's "America's Best Ambulatory Surgery Centers 2023" 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 and medical procedures 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, and boasts one operating room, two procedure rooms, 11 recovery bays and a large waiting area. It is virtually brand new – having been built in 2015.

In one convenient location close to home, patients can receive surgical consults, surgery/procedures and pre- and post-op visits.


Surgeries and Procedures performed at our Ambulatory Surgery Center include:

  • Carpal Tunnel Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Dialysis/Vascular Access
  • Fracture Repairs (knee, hand, shoulder)
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • GYN Oncology Surgery
  • Knee and Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Strabismus Surgery


We also provide surgical consultations for the following services:

  • Breast Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Opthalmology
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Skin Cancer
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Transplant (Dialysis Assess)
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Appointments and Information

For more information or to schedule a consultation with one of our specialists, call 667-214-2100.


Surgery center:

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


5900 Waterloo Road
Columbia, MD 21045
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