Welcome to The Alice Gustafson Center at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland. The Center is a progressive and innovative ambulatory care facility dedicated to the needs of our growing community. Outpatient Services at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland (SJMO) is set up so that patients are admitted and discharged on the same day of their treatment. Many of our outpatient services and procedures are performed at the Alice Gustafson Ambulatory Services Center (ASC).
The ASC is a progressive and innovative 53,000-square-foot facility located on the south side of the SJMO campus. It is fully accredited under the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations.
We serve together in Trinity Health in the spirit of the Gospel to heal the body, mind and spirit, to improve the health of our communities and to steward the resources entrusted to us.
Within the Center is a state-of-the-art ambulatory surgical facility comprised of six operating rooms and two minor procedure rooms. Additionally, several other outpatient services are provided in the center, including Women's Imaging (Mammography, Breast Ultrasound, Bone Density), a Cancer Center (including, Infusion Therapy (chemo and IV therapy), a private medical practice and the Cancer Resource and Support Center) and the Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine.
Ambulatory Surgery is an organized program in which patients are admitted and discharged on the same day of their surgery. Dating from the early 1970â€TMs, this concept has grown to encompass a broad spectrum of surgical patients undergoing many different procedures under all types of anesthetics.
The Alice Gustafson Center offers outpatient surgical services in virtually all surgical specialties: Ear, Nose and Throat, Pediatric, and Adult General Surgery, Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Podiatry, Plastic/Reconstructive Surgery, and Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery. Our progressive process and technologically advanced operating rooms feature the latest in design and equipment.
Patients and Staff
At The Alice Gustafson Center, we perform surgical procedures on patients from infants to adults. The Center is specifically designed with you, our patients, in mind. We are committed to providing safe, efficient, high quality and cost-effective care. All of the staff members have received additional training and education in the unique care of the ambulatory surgical patient. Ongoing educational opportunities and teamwork assure the highest level of competency.
Our waiting room is designed with a separate play area for children with television, books, toys and childoriented activities. Our adult patients enjoy the spacious waiting area with plenty of comfortable seating, reading material and a refreshment area. Our pre-operative and post-operative clinical areas were designed with a family-oriented focus. Family members are encouraged to be with their loved ones during their stay.
Directions to The Alice Gustafson Center
The Alice Gustafson Center is located south of the main hospital between Bassett and Fulton Streets.
• Take Woodward Avenue to Bassett Street.
• West on Bassett Street to The Alice Gustafson Center parking lot entrance.
The Alice Gustafson Center
44405 Woodward Avenue
Pontiac, MI 48341