…Two local orthopedic surgeons, Robert Zehr and Kurtis Biggs, are blazing the trail offering outpatient-based total hip and total knee replacement surgery. It could be mainstream in a few years.
The Seaside center at 1879 Veterans Park Drive, opened Nov. 1. Zehr and Biggs are two of eight physician partners in the 6,700-square-foot surgery center with two operating rooms and 15 employees.
“Why would you want to be in the hospital?” Zehr said. “It’s for sick people.”