Athens Orthopedic Clinic

Surgery Center

1765 Old West Broad St., Bldg. 1, Ste. 300
Athens, GA 30606



The William B. Mulherin Surgery Center was established in 2006 on the AOC campus to provide patients with a convenient day surgery center. The Center is named after Dr. Mulherin, the founder of Athens Orthopedic Clinic. An alternative to the hospital, our surgery center is easily accessible, equipped with comfortable waiting rooms for friends and family, and staffed with friendly, experienced doctors and nurses.

The center is Medicare and state certified and is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC), which means the facility passed a rigorous series of nationally recognized standards. This accreditation highlights the commitment of our surgeons and staff to provide the highest possible levels of safe and effective care to our patients.

Our orthopedic surgeons specialize in outpatient, same-day surgical procedures. Anesthesia services are provided by Anesthesia Consultants of Athens and the center operations are managed by Athens Orthopedic Clinic, under the direction of Denise Kesler, RN. This healthcare facility is staffed by experienced and highly competent registered nurses and technicians as well as business office professionals. Our staffs ultimate priority is to provide optimal care and ensure a positive experience for orthopedic patients and their families who visit our surgery center.

Insurances accepted at AOC’s surgery center include Blue Cross Blue Shield, United Healthcare, and other insurances on a case-by-case basis. For questions call 706.549.1663 ext. 3296.

The William B. Mulherin Ambulatory Surgery Center operates under License Number 029-340.

For information about the day before surgery, the day of surgery and the day after surgery please click on the link above.