CHRISTUS Surgery Center–Olympia Hills Celebrates Grand Opening Event

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

CHRISTUS Surgery Center-Olympia Hills opened its doors to the community during a special grand opening for the premier outpatient facility now serving San Antonio’s growing northeast side.

CHRISTUS Health associates, community leaders and church officials cut the ribbon on the new facility and offered blessings for the healing work, which is now underway there.

“It is truly remarkable to be here today celebrating CHRISTUS Surgery Center–Olympia Hills’ grand opening,” says Darren Silvester, DPM, founder of the original Olympia Hills Surgery Center, which joined CHRISTUS Health in October 2018. “We are proud to serve such a deserving community, and we want to recognize the men and women in our military who have a tremendous presence in this area.”

The event featured an interactive, behind-the-scenes tour and provided information for the community about the latest in same-day procedures and technologies.

Ambulatory surgery centers — known as ASCs — are modern healthcare facilities focused on providing same-day surgical care, including diagnostic and preventive procedures. ASCs have transformed the outpatient experience for millions of Americans by providing them with a more convenient alternative to hospital-based outpatient procedures — and have done so with a strong track record of quality care and positive patient outcomes.

In fall of 2018, CHRISTUS Health welcomed Olympia Hills Surgery Center to its growing network of ASCs specializing in providing high quality, low-cost surgical services close to home.

“We are proud to welcome the Olympia Hills team to CHRISTUS Health,” says Gary Ruff, Vice President of Ambulatory Surgical Centers for CHRISTUS Health. “It shares our commitment to excellence and exceptional patient outcomes.”

CHRISTUS Surgery Center-Olympia Hills provides the latest foot and ankle surgical techniques, plastic surgery, and general surgery and is evaluating other surgical procedures to meet the needs of the community. The outpatient facility provides patients shorter facility stays in a comfortable, healing environment committed to excellence, exceptional patient outcomes and uncompromising care.

For more information about CHRISTUS Health Ambulatory Surgical Centers, visit