In regards to: DISCLOSURE STATEMENT FOR PATIENTS
Sequim Same Day Surgery (SSDS) is a privately owned, for profit surgery center based at the Sequim Medical Plaza at 777 North Fifth Avenue, Sequim, WA. SSDS specializes in same day outpatient surgery. Local alternatives to surgery at SSDS include Olympic Medical Center in Port Angeles, Washington and Jefferson General
Hospital in Port Townsend, Washington. For your information the owners of SSDS include Michael Gass, MD; Donald Hegge, MD; Joseph Novak, MD., Kari Olsen, MD: Roger Olsen, MD; and Charles Sullivan, MD.
A referral by any SSDS owner to Providers who perform surgery or procedures at the SSDS does not in any way imply that the procedure must be done at SSDS. Providers are free to perform procedures at any facility of their choice and patients are free to choose what facility they want to go to.
The Ownership also requires any Member who refers patients to Providers operating at SSDS to inform the patients, as well as the Providers operating at
SSDS, that such Member has an ownership interest in the SSDS and that the patients are not, in any way, required to receive services at the SSDS.