About Cornell Surgery Center

Cornell Surgery Center is a committed team of highly-skilled surgeons, nurses and staff each dedicated to our craft and the personal care of our patients. At Cornell Surgery Center, nothing is of greater importance than the relationship we with share you - our patient. Established in 2010 the center specializes in outpatient surgery in the areas of podiatry, orthopedics, ENT, pediatrics and pain management. From standard surgery to specialized operations and ongoing pain management, our patients receive the most advanced, supportive and efficient care available.

When you become a patient of Cornell Surgery Center you automatically become part of our family. As is with any great family, we’re here for you now, and in the future. We ensure that every patient’s questions are answered and expectations are clearly set prior to a scheduled surgery and that your recovery at home is a smooth one. In other words, you have our full attention.

Cornell Surgery Center is proud to be accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). What does that mean exactly? The AAAHC recognizes clinics complying with its high standards in patient safety, quality and value for ambulatory health care - areas we believe in and strongly support. The center is licensed by the State of Oregon.

On paper we are doctors; in person we are family. Place your trust in us.

The Team

We make it our business to be masters of our specialties. We are passionate about being a great team of surgeons, nurses and administrators. We keep a constant eye on improving and ensuring our patients’ qualities of life. We also happen to be regular people who enjoy everyday things. Allow us to introduce ourselves.

In March 2010 I was involved in a near fatal helicopter crash. After two months in the hospital, many hours of physical therapy, 25 surgeries, nerve, muscle and tissue damage and a traumatic brain injury I found myself alive but in crippling pain.. Today, I have found relief from my chronic pain through Dr. Balog at Cornell Surgery Center. For the first time in years I have hope again!
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