Josie Robertson Surgery Center

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1133 York Avenue New York NY 10065
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Josie Robertson Surgery Center

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Overview of Josie Robertson Surgery Center

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeons perform more than 20,000 operations each year. More than half of those are done as outpatient procedures. The Josie Robertson Surgery Center on Manhattan’s Upper East Side is a first-of-its-kind freestanding surgical facility where our surgeons can perform outpatient procedures in a state-of-the-art setting. 

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The Josie Robertson Surgery Center: What to Expect

Here’s a look at what you and your caregiver can expect during your stay at MSK’s Josie Robertson Surgery Center.
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Patient recovery at Josie Robertson Surgery Center

Patient-centered care is a hallmark of treatment at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

Vincent Laudone

Vincent Laudone, left, is Chief of Surgery at the Josie Robertson Surgery Center.

Services Offered

The Josie Robertson Surgery Center has 12 operating rooms and care areas that have been specifically designed for certain procedures. Some of the most common procedures performed at the JRSC include:

  • mastectomy and breast reconstruction
  • prostatectomy
  • nephrectomy
  • thyroidectomy
  • hysterectomy
  • plastic and reconstructive surgery

The center has an 18-bed unit where patients can rest before and after surgery. There are also 28 private rooms with bathrooms and caregiver spaces for those staying overnight. In addition, we have a lounge for resting and recharging, a cafe, and a retail pharmacy for cancer-specific medications.

Care Team

At Memorial Sloan Kettering, doctors, nurses, and other specialists work together on treatment teams for each patient. This means that your care team is highly experienced in caring for people with the type of cancer you have. In addition to your medical care, your team will also develop a plan to care for your total well-being, including support for your family and loved ones.

When you come to the Josie Robertson Surgery Center, your doctor, anesthesiologist, nurses, and other members of your care team will develop a treatment plan that will lead to the best possible outcome for you.

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Care team at Josie Robertson Surgery Center

Memorial Sloan Kettering clinical nurse Maricar Mauricio and surgeon Laurie Kirstein at the Josie Robertson Surgery Center

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Josie Robertson Surgery Center patient lounge

Guests can take a break in our patient lounge.

Josie Robertson Surgery Center operating room

The 12 operating rooms have been specially designed for short-stay procedures.

Rebecca Twersky and patient

Rebecca Twersky, Chief of Anesthesiology at the Josie Robertson Surgery Center, checks in on a patient.

Visiting the Josie Robertson Surgery Center

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Parking is available at several garages near the JRSC. You’ll have to pay to park in these garages. For more information about parking, call 646-888-7100.

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