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Destin Surgery Center's mission is to be your outpatient surgery specialist. The Center provides first-class surgical services for the local community in a safe, comfortable and welcoming environment; one in which we would be happy to treat our own families.

Destin Surgery Center is fully accredited by AAAHC (Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care) and ranked as one of the Best Hospitals by US News and World Report. Over 16,000 procedures have been performed at this facility. The Destin Surgery Center has grown into a multi-specialty outpatient surgery provider. Specialties represented include Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, General Surgery, Gynecologic Surgery, Pain Management, Plastic Surgery, GI Procedures, and Podiatric Surgery.

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Wes Battiste, CEO, Destin Surgery Center, along with Dr. Burden formed a partnership to build Destin Surgery Center in 1999 and four years later the facility opened in March 2002. It was their mission to provide attention to detail and comfort in a world-class surgical facility. Patients receive superior service and proven innovative treatments by an experienced, caring staff. Mr. Battiste has almost 30 years of experience in healthcare as a clinician, in anesthesia and healthcare management and development.

"We have not only seen our case volume grow year to year, but we are also adding to our quality list of surgeons providing care at our facility," stated Wes Battiste, CEO of Destin Surgery Center. "Physician leadership and ownership at Destin Surgery Center affords us the ability to optimize the quality of care our patients receive and the level of service our physician's expect. Most important to Destin Surgery Center is the reputation of high quality care we deliver to the community which is evidenced by the exceptional satisfaction results from patients and physicians alike."

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Samuel A. Budnyk, M.D. is the Medical Director of Destin Surgery Center and also serves as attending anesthesiologist for the surgical procedures performed at the Center. He is board certified in Anesthesiology by the American Board of Medical Specialties. Dr. Budnyk graduated from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, followed by medical school at the University of Florida. Thereafter, he completed an internship in Internal Medicine, followed by a Residency in Anesthesia at Shands Hospital at the University of Florida. He has experience providing a wide variety of anesthetics to many different types of patients undergoing a myriad of medical procedures. Dr. Budnyk's goal is to provide the safest, most comfortable anesthesia experience for all patients at Destin Surgery Center.

The staff of nurses and technical employees retained by Destin Surgery Center averages over ten years experience and are the key to its delivery of quality, safe, and cost-effective care. Their commitment to ethical and compassionate healthcare delivery allows them to recruit and retain the "best of the best" clinical nursing staff.

Experienced, caring staff in combination with the highest quality physicians working in a clean, comfortable environment. We think you will agree with our Destin and Pensacola area plastic surgery patients who have responded with excellent ratings of the staff and facility!

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