More than ever, in the face of COVID, having an In-Office, Private surgical facility offers added desirable patient benefits, with a small staff and limited occupancy/traffic, social distancing and extra sanitizing precautions are easier to optimize, maintain & control!
Additional Infection-Control Safeguards that have been in place since the original construction of the surgical facility are also more important than ever with COVID and the emerging understanding of its spread: Both the office and the entire Operating Room facility has Hepa filters to enhance pathogen filtration. The A/C system throughout the entire Operating Room facility has been specially engineered to include UV light (to further kill/ devitalize pathogens; Laminar flow to reduce stirring the air; and NO recirculated air, always using fresh outside air for each cycle.
For your convenience and privacy, Dr. Ghafoori is very proud to offer a fully-equipped, private out-patient surgical facility, located within the Harlingen office. Having a private, in-office facility allows us to maintain more competitive pricing and to offer you more convenience and privacy.
The facility is a Class C facility, registered with the Texas Medical Board for Office Based Anesthesia. A Class C designation allows for a wide range of anesthesia options for your same-day surgical procedure, including moderate to deep sedation, as well as full general anesthesia.