About Us

Our History

West Lakes Surgery Center was founded in 2007 as a joint venture between Mercy Medical Center-Des Moines and several area surgeons. Originally located at 1601 NW 114th Street in Clive, the center moved to its current facility at 12499 University Avenue, #100, also in Clive.

Our Mission

West Lakes Surgery Center was established and built with the safety, health, and comfort of our patients in mind. As a result, this facility provides the most technologically advanced outpatient treatments in a patient-focused environment. We remain committed to delivering consistently excellent care in a safe and pleasant environment that is conducive to your prompt and successful recovery.

Our Specialities

Our facility features seven operating rooms, two procedure rooms, and two overnight recovery suites, and is fully-equipped to handle comprehensive surgical needs of a wide range of specialties that include:

  • Dermatology

  • Endoscopy

  • Ear, Nose & Throat

  • Fertility

  • Gastroenterology

  • General Surgery

  • Gynecology

  • Ophthalmology

  • Orthopedics

  • Pain Management

  • Plastics/Reconstructive Surgery

  • Podiatry

  • Urology

Our Administration

The facility’s surgeon owners and Mercy Medical Center-Des Moines are equally represented on the management board that directs West Lakes Surgery Center.

The center contracts with MCG Management Services and Revenue Management, located in Springfield, MO.