Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center

Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center

Type:Surgery Center

Every year, more 6,000 surgeries are performed by Duke and independent doctors at the James E. Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center, a multi-specialty outpatient surgery center. Our center provides high quality and convenient outpatient surgery for patients in Durham and surrounding communities.

Clinic Hours

5:30 am - 4:30 pm 5:30 am - 4:30 pm 5:30 am - 4:30 pm 5:30 am - 4:30 pm 5:30 am - 4:30 pm Closed Closed
Monday - Friday
5:30 am - 4:30 pm
120 East Carver Street
Durham, NC 27704
Appointments 855-855-6484 Office 919-470-1000

Services

Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center is a multi-specialty surgery center affiliated with Duke Regional Hospital. Our perioperative teams, including surgeons, medical technicians, registered nurses, and staff members, have expertise in same-day surgery and advanced surgical procedures.

Same-day surgical procedures

  • Ophthalmology – includes bladeless cataract surgery
  • Pain management – both injection and pain pump implantation
  • Otolaryngology – pediatric tonsillectomy, adenoidectomy, and more extensive sinus surgery
  • Endoscopy – screening/diagnostic colonoscopy, esophagastroduodenoscopy and pH Bravo placement
  • Gynecology – hysteroscopy, laparoscopies, tubal reanastomosis
  • Plastic surgery - simple plastic procedures and breast reconstruction
  • General surgery – gallbladder and breast cancer surgery
  • Urology – vasovasotomy and extracorporeal shock wave treatment for kidney stones
  • Podiatry –simple to complex bunionectomy
  • Vascular – vein ablation and dialysis access ports
  • Orthopedic – open reduction internal fixation and rotator cuff repairs

Equipment

  • Femtosecond Lasers for cataract surgery and ORA – optiwave refractive analysis provides real time intraoperative measurements for refractive cataract surgery
  • Laparoscopic video equipment
  • Otolaryngology navigation system for sinus surgery
  • pH Bravo equipment for gastric reflux studies
  • Lasers for vascular, pain management, and gynecology procedures

Accepted Insurance

Duke Health contracts with most major health insurance carriers and transplant networks, including the ones listed below. Before scheduling your appointment, we strongly recommend you contact your insurance company to verify that the Duke Health location or provider you plan to visit is included in your network. Your insurance company will also be able to inform you of any co-payments, co–insurances, or deductibles that will be your responsibility. If you proceed in scheduling an appointment and your health insurance benefits do not participate with Duke, your out of pocket liability may be higher. We will contact you regarding your coverage and patient liability. If you are uninsured, learn more about our financial assistance policy.

Below are the plans currently accepted in 2018. There are some changes to the plans accepted beginning January 1, 2019. For a complete list of plans accepted in 2019 and to verify that your health plan includes Duke Health, please visit PlanForDuke.com.

Aetna
  • Aetna Choice POS, Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Elect Choice HMO, Aetna Open Access Elect Choice
  • Aetna Health Network Only, Aetna Health Network Option
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Limited Benefit Insurance PPO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS
  • Aetna Medicare HMO Open Access
  • Aetna Medicare Plan (HMO, PPO)
  • Aetna Medicare Premier Plan (PPO)
  • Aetna Medicare Prime Plan (HMO, PPO)
  • Aetna Open Access HMO, Open Access Aetna Select, Aetna Open Access Select, Aetna Open Access Managed Choice
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna PCP Coordinated POS Plan
  • Aetna Quality Point of Service (QPOS)
  • Aetna Select HMO
  • Aetna Traditional Choice
  • Aetna Voluntary Indemnity Group Plan
  • Aetna Whole Health – Duke WakeMed WKCC
Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC
  • Blue Advantage
  • Blue Local with Duke Health and WakeMed*
  • Blue Medicare (HMO, PPO)**
  • Blue Options (123, PPO, HSA)
  • Blue Select
  • NC State Employees Health Plan
  • *BCBSNC will no longer offer Blue Local with Duke Health & WakeMed in 2019. Action may be needed on your part. Visit planforduke.com to learn more.

  • **Duke HomeCare and Hospice does not participate in the plan.

CIGNA
  • Cigna Choice Plus
  • Cigna Open Access
  • Cigna Open Access Plus
Coventry Healthcare
  • Coventry Advantra Freedom (PPO)*
  • Coventry Advantra Gold (HMO)*
  • Dual Option of AWH or PPO*
  • *Coventry Healthcare will no longer be accepted in 2019.

Duke Group Plans
  • Duke Basic
  • Duke Select
First Health
Gateway Health Alliance
Gateway Health Plan
  • Gateway Health Medicare Assured Prime (HMO)
  • Gateway Health Medicare Assured Select (HMO)
Halifax Physician-Hospital Organization
Healthgram
Humana
  • Humana Choice (PPO)
  • Humana ChoiceCare (PPO)
  • Humana Gold Choice (PFFS)
  • Humana Gold Plus (HMO)
MedCost
Medicare
  • First Medicare Direct*
  • Medicare Part A
  • Medicare Part B
  • *This is for Wake County only.

MultiPlan / Private Healthcare Systems
NC Medicaid
  • NC Medicaid*
  • *Not all Duke locations and doctors participate in this plan. Please contact the location you will be visiting to determine what is accepted.

OneNet PPO
Optima Health
  • FAMIS
  • Optima Family Care (Medicaid HMO in VA)
  • Optima Individual & Family (On & Off Exchange Plans)
  • Optima Plus (PPO)
  • Optima Vantage (HMO)
TRICARE
  • TRICARE Extra*
  • TRICARE for Life*
  • TRICARE Prime*
  • TRICARE Prime Remote*
  • TRICARE Standard*
  • *Duke Primary Care does not participate with the plan.

United Healthcare
  • AARP Medicare Complete (HMO, PPO)*
  • AARP Medicare Complete Essential (HMO)*
  • All Savers Alternate Funding
  • All Savers Fully Insured
  • State Employee Health Plan (for retirees)
  • United Healthcare (HMO, PPO, POS)
  • United Healthcare Charter/Charter Balance/Charter Plus
  • United Healthcare Choice/Choice Plus
  • United Healthcare Core/Core Essential
  • United Healthcare Navigate/Navigate Plus/Navigate Balanced
  • United Healthcare of the River Valley
  • United Healthcare Option PPO
  • United Healthcare Options PPO with Harvard Pilgrim
  • United Healthcare Passport Connect Choice/Choice Plus
  • United Healthcare Passport Connect Options PPO
  • United Healthcare Select/Select Plus
  • United Medical Resources (UMR)
  • *Not all Duke hospitals and doctors participate in these plans. Please contact your insurance provider to determine what your financial responsibility will be for the health care service you require.

Our Providers

Ear, Nose and Throat Doctor, Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Surgeon, Head and Neck Surgeon
4.73 out of 5 210 ratings, 29 reviews
919-684-3834
Sports Medicine Orthopaedic Surgeon
4.79 out of 5 467 ratings, 91 reviews
919-471-9622
Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Urogynecologist
4.70 out of 5 31 ratings, 6 reviews
919-684-2471
Facial Plastic Surgeon, Head and Neck Surgeon
4.70 out of 5 184 ratings, 28 reviews
919-220-2020
Benign Gynecology Specialist, Obstetrician and Gynecologist
4.84 out of 5 218 ratings, 41 reviews
919-684-2471
Minimally Invasive Gynecology Surgeon
4.81 out of 5 584 ratings, 139 reviews
919-684-2471
Obstetrician and Gynecologist
4.77 out of 5 146 ratings, 26 reviews
919-220-5435
Pediatric Head and Neck Surgeon
4.55 out of 5 189 ratings, 17 reviews
919-684-3834
Obstetrician and Gynecologist
Corneal Specialist, Ophthalmologist
4.70 out of 5 347 ratings, 63 reviews
919-681-3937
Sports Medicine Orthopaedic Surgeon
4.78 out of 5 270 ratings, 42 reviews
919-471-9622
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Specialist
4.67 out of 5 215 ratings, 29 reviews
919-572-4673
Critical Care Specialist, General Surgeon
4.77 out of 5 60 ratings, 6 reviews
919-470-7056
Orthopaedic Surgeon, Spine Surgeon
4.50 out of 5 145 ratings, 40 reviews
919-613-7797
Anesthesiologist, Pain Medicine Specialist
4.55 out of 5 75 ratings, 19 reviews
919-668-7600
General Surgeon, Weight Loss Surgeon
4.70 out of 5 132 ratings, 17 reviews
919-470-7002
Anesthesiologist, Pain Medicine Specialist
4.00 out of 5 30 ratings, 6 reviews
919-668-7600
Corneal Specialist, Ophthalmologist
4.81 out of 5 797 ratings, 153 reviews
919-660-5071
Corneal Specialist, Ophthalmologist
4.67 out of 5 557 ratings, 102 reviews
919-660-5071
Corneal Specialist, Ophthalmologist
4.80 out of 5 355 ratings, 57 reviews
919-681-3937
Colorectal Surgeon, Surgical Oncologist
4.65 out of 5 204 ratings, 25 reviews
919-684-4064
Orthopaedic Surgeon, Spine Surgeon
4.62 out of 5 225 ratings, 39 reviews
919-471-9622
Hand Surgeon, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
4.78 out of 5 413 ratings, 63 reviews
919-471-9622
General Surgeon, Weight Loss Surgeon
4.65 out of 5 129 ratings, 12 reviews
919-684-4064
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Specialist
4.49 out of 5 137 ratings, 19 reviews
919-572-4673
Anesthesiologist, Pain Medicine Specialist
4.60 out of 5 114 ratings, 31 reviews
919-668-7600
Anesthesiologist, Pain Medicine Specialist
4.24 out of 5 52 ratings, 6 reviews
919-668-7600
Sports Medicine Orthopaedic Surgeon
4.78 out of 5 292 ratings, 54 reviews
919-613-7797
Ear, Nose and Throat Doctor, Head and Neck Surgeon
4.72 out of 5 247 ratings, 49 reviews
919-220-2020
Ear, Nose and Throat Doctor, Head and Neck Surgeon
4.73 out of 5 346 ratings, 63 reviews
919-220-2020
General Surgeon, Weight Loss Surgeon
4.28 out of 5 111 ratings, 15 reviews
919-684-4064
Colorectal Surgeon, Surgical Oncologist
4.69 out of 5 135 ratings, 17 reviews
919-862-5480
Minimally Invasive Gynecology Surgeon
4.79 out of 5 361 ratings, 69 reviews
919-684-2471
Minimally Invasive Gynecology Surgeon
4.66 out of 5 325 ratings, 53 reviews
919-684-2471
General Surgeon, Weight Loss Surgeon
4.61 out of 5 173 ratings, 12 reviews
919-684-4064
Obstetrician and Gynecologist
General Surgeon, Weight Loss Surgeon
4.62 out of 5 144 ratings, 17 reviews
919-684-4064
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About Us

Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center is conveniently located on East Carver Street in Durham, across the street from Duke Regional Hospital.

Our facility features eight operating rooms, along with a five-bed recovery care center for patients who may require an overnight stay.

There is a spacious waiting area with vending for family members and friends.

Accreditation:

Our facility is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. (AAAHC), Medicare/Medicaid certified, and licensed by the State of North Carolina as freestanding surgery center.

Preparing For Your Visit

If you have not received a call by the day before your surgery or have additional questions, please call us at 919-470-1023 between the hours of 8:00 am to 2:00 pm and ask to speak with a preoperative nurse.

If you need to speak with a business office representative, please call 919-470-1000 between the hours of 8:30 am and 4:30 pm.

Please notify the center and your surgeon, if you:

  • Have an elevated temperature, cough, cold, vomiting or diarrhea between your last visit and the day of your surgery
  • Suspect you may be pregnant
  • Are on medications such as diet pills, aspirin, ibuprofen, any blood thinning agents or certain herbal medicines. You may need to stop taking these one to two weeks before your surgery
  • Have a drug-eluting stent, pacemaker or on dialysis

Escort: A friend, relative or dedicated caregiver must stay with you at the surgery center the entire time of your visit and for the first 24 hours after your surgery.

Care for Children: If you normally care for young children at home, please plan for assistance for their care at least 24 hours following surgery.

Interpreter: If the patient cannot read, speak English or use sign language, an interpreter is required. This individual must be over the age of 18 and speak English. If you need assistance arranging for an interpreter, please contact our Business Department office at 919-470-1014 soon as possible.

Getting Here

120 East Carver Street
Durham, NC 27704

Parking

Free parking is located at the front of the surgical center.