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10-Year Anniversary Celebrated with Saturday Night Gala
August 01, 2011

Oklahoma Surgical Hospital opened its doors in July of 2001 to treat its first patient. Saturday, July 16, 2001, the hospital celebrated 10 years of providing care to over 150,000 patients in the Tulsa area. The gala honoring its employees and physicians took place at the hospital located at 81st and Lewis in the CityPlex Towers.

The hospital, originally named the Orthopedic Hospital of Oklahoma, opened in 2001 the former site of the Oral Roberts University City of Faith Hospital which closed in 1989. At the time, the hospital was considered somewhat of a new model in the Tulsa healthcare community because it was owned and operated 100 percent by local physicians. The facility initially treated only patients needing orthopedic procedures.

In January of 2007 the hospital expanded its services to include general surgery procedures. In June of that year, the name was changed to Oklahoma Surgical Hospital to better reflect the services provided. The hospital expanded its services even further to include urology in January of 2008. Today, OSH provides inpatient and outpatient services for most surgical procedures including orthopedics, neurosurgery, general surgery, colorectal, breast, gynecology, urology, ENT, and plastic surgery. The hospital also operates a Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Pain Management Center, Imaging Center, Endoscopy Center and four outpatient Physical Therapy Centers in Broken Arrow, Owasso, Sand Springs, and the main Tulsa campus.

During the past ten years, Oklahoma Surgical Hospital has been recognized by several national hospital ratings organizations for exceptional medical care and patient safety. OSH is ranked the #1 Hospital in Oklahoma for Spine Surgery by HealthGrades and has also been recognized by this organization for its outstanding Total Joint program for the past six years. The hospital has also received recognition from CareChex as the #1 Hospital in Tulsa and in the Top 10 percent in the Nation for Overall Hospital Care. The hospital was also recognized as #1 in Tulsa and in the Top 100 hospitals in the Nation for Patient Safety.

Oklahoma Surgical Hospital currently employs over 400 people which has equated to over 100 million dollars worth of salaries and wages in the local economy over the past ten years. Over 200 physicians have treated the healthcare needs of patients during the past ten years which has resulted in nearly 300,000 patient visits.

What started as a vision by a group of local physicians has grown over the last ten years into a home grown Oklahoma success story and a hospital that has received national recognition and provided exceptional care to local Tulsa residents.