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Nondiscrimination Notice

Nondiscrimination Notice

GNS Surgery Center complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, religion, culture, language, physical or mental disability, socioeconomic status, sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity or expression.  GNS Surgery Center does not exclude people or treat them differently because of age, race, ethnicity, religion, culture, language, physical or mental disability, socioeconomic status, sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity or expression.  Our health plans are also subject to the section 1557 nondiscrimination requirements and will be operated accordingly. GNS Surgery Center:
  • Provides free auxiliary aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us, such as:
    • qualified sign language interpreters, video remote interpreting or other aids for hearing impaired individuals
    • written information in multiple formats including large print, audio, accessible electronic formats, or other formats for visually impaired individuals
  • Provides free language services to people whose primary language is not English, such as:
    • qualified interpreters or a language line
    • information is written in other languages
If you need these services, contact GNS Surgery Center’s ADA Coordinator at 706-543-9222. If you believe that GNS Surgery Center has failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex, you can file a grievance with: ADA Coordinator GNS Surgery Center 1061 Dowdy Road Suite 103 Athens, Georgia 30606 Phone: 706-543-9222 Fax: 706-543-9230 jginter@uspi.com You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email.  If you need help filing a grievance, GNS Surgery Center’s ADA Coordinator is available to help you. You can also file a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, electronically through the Office for Civil Rights Complaint Portal, available at https://ocrportal.hhs.gov/ocr/portal/lobby.jsf, or by mail or phone at: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue, SW Room 509F, HHH Building Washington, D.C.  20201 1-800-368-1019, 800-537-7697 (TDD) Complaint forms are available at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/index.html

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Monday- Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
Robotic Spine Surgery with The Mazor X Stealth™ Edition

GNS Surgery Center now offers the latest advance in minimally invasive spine surgery. The Mazor X Stealth™ Edition Robotic Guidance System allows our surgeons to perform less invasive surgical procedures with smaller incisions, faster recovery time and shorter hospital stays, ultimately returning patients to their active lifestyles faster.

Our Physicians

Our facility is accredited by Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care.

GNS Surgery Center partners with a team of expert spine specialists to provide advanced care for back, neck, and spinal disorders.