Ophthalmologist Dr. Rajesh Rao, shown here, is an eye surgeon in Troy, Michigan, at UnaSource.

Surgeon Spotlight: Dr. Rajesh Rao, Ophthalmologist

An instructor and leading pediatric ophthalmologist in metro Detroit, Dr. Rajesh Rao specializes in eye surgery at our center here in Troy, Michigan. Board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, Dr. Rao received his medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor, and he completed ...
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Understanding the process of receiving anesthesia before surgery, as depicted in this image, may help relieve patients' anxiety.

Process of Receiving Anesthesia Before Surgery

Having surgery can be scary, but we want you to feel comfortable at Unasource! Understanding the process of receiving anesthesia before surgery may help to reduce some of your anxiety, so here’s what you can expect. After you arrive and check in, a nurse will bring you into your private ...
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A nurse and a parent talk with a smiling child in a hospital bed in this image, which represents the pediatric surgery process at our Troy, Michigan center.

Pediatric Surgery: Keeping Things Light for Your Child

There’s no doubt having surgery can be stressful, but if your child is scheduled for surgery, the thought of it can be terrifying. To help reduce your anxiety, I’ll address concerns about the surgery day process and anesthesia. You and your child will be greeted by staff as you enter ...
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An anesthesiologist administers anesthesia to a patient in this image. In collaboration with an anesthesiologist or the surgeon, CRNAs who work in an ambulatory surgery center administer anesthesia to patients prior to surgery. They also may assist in pain management before and after the procedure.

Facts about CRNA Education & What a Nurse Anesthetist Does During Surgeries

If you are scheduled for surgery at our Troy, Michigan ambulatory surgery center, rest assured that you will be in good hands. You will be cared for during your surgery by a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA). CRNAs have been providing anesthesia care since the 1800s when they provided care ...
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UnaSource Surgery Center is the first in southeast Michigan to offer the VELYS Robotic-Assisted Solution for total knee replacement. An image of VELYS Insights, as shown on the Johnson & Johnson VELYS website page, is shown here.

New VELYS™ Robotic-Assisted Technology Designed for Digital Surgical Precision in Total Knee Replacements

UnaSource Surgery Center has become one of the first surgery centers in the United States to offer the VELYS™ Robotic-Assisted Solution, the latest advancement that helps surgeons perform knee replacement surgery that is tailored to each patient with the goal to get patients back to life faster. Together with the ...
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Our outpatient surgery center anesthesiologists and nurse anesthetists practice opioid-free anesthesia on a regular basis with peripheral nerve blocks and other solutions. In this image, a smiling nurse speaks with a patient, who is in a bed.

Peripheral Nerve Blocks & the Opioid Crisis

The opioid crisis our nation is facing calls on all health care providers to reevaluate alternative ways that pain can be managed. We take this very seriously at Unasource Surgery Center. Our anesthesiologists and nurse anesthetists practice opioid-free anesthesia on a regular basis. However, that does not mean our patients ...
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This National Recovery Month, UnaSource Surgery Center is proud to support efforts to reduce reliance on opioids through innovative pain relief solutions.

National Recovery Month & UnaSource’s Opioid-Free Pain Relief Solutions

This National Recovery Month, UnaSource Surgery Center is proud to be able to support efforts to reduce patients’ reliance on opioids for pain relief. One way we are doing so is by using the HF10 Spinal Stimulator by Nevro to address chronic leg pain relief. Another way is by providing ...
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UnaSource Surgery Center in Troy, Michigan, has earned remarkable ratings for surgical procedures and patient care across the board.

UnaSource Earns Remarkable Ratings for Surgical Procedures, Patient Care

UnaSource Surgery Center has been recognized as an outstanding outpatient surgery center yet again. In every key performance indicator included in a recent survey of 2020 data, UnaSource has earned ratings of 97% or higher across the board with an overall score of 97.8%, which reinforces its standing as the ...
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In a cosmetic surgery consultation, ask all the questions you need, including those about the cosmetic surgeon's qualifications and costs for the procedure. In this image, a woman speaks with a plastic surgeon in the background while a depiction of a facelift is shown on a monitor.

Educated Consultation: Talking with Doctors Before Cosmetic Surgery

Before going into a cosmetic surgery consultation with your doctor, you may have some concerns, which are common. Do not be afraid to ask as many questions as you need. Once a surgery is done, there is no going back. The most important question when at a consultation is to ...
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There are many differences in a tummy tuck vs. liposuction. This image is of a plastic surgeon marking a patient's stomach during a surgery.

Tummy Tuck vs. Liposuction: What’s the Difference?

Tummy tucks and liposuction are both popular procedures to help people to achieve the body of their dreams. However, these two methods are quite different in how they help make those dreams a reality. Let’s break down the similarities and differences between tummy tucks and liposuction as we outline the ...
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