Our Facility in Albany, NY

Our FacilityNew England Laser and Cosmetic Surgery Center is committed to providing a competent, and efficient team of registered nurses and physicians with the primary focus being the health care needs of the patients.

Within the building of New England Laser and Cosmetic Surgery Center is a free standing ambulatory surgery center under the direction of Edwin F. Williams III M.D. F.A.C.S. and a nursing staff specifically trained in facial plastic surgery. The surgery center is composed of a pre-operative area, two fully equipped operating rooms and recovery room to offer the patient comfort and safety.

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Regulatory Agencies: New England Laser and Cosmetic Surgery Center has been approved by the New York State Department of Health and is accredited by AAAHC. The facility complies with all the strict guidelines and standards mandated for operating rooms.

Anesthesia: Procedures are performed using safe and reliable anesthesia. A highly trained Anesthesia Provider monitors you throughout the entire procedure/procedures.

To request a consultation in the New York area, contact the Williams Center for Plastic Surgery online or by phone at 1-800-742-2797.

Before Surgery: Once you have made the decision to have surgery you will receive a call from the Pre-Admission nurse at NELCSC whom will conduct a pre-anesthesia assessment.  Based on this you will be directed as to what is needed for clearance – history and physical, labs, EKG, etc.

During Surgery: You have the undivided attention of your surgeon, and your Anesthesia Provider. The nursing staff specializes in facial plastic surgery and is made up of registered nurses and operating room technicians whose main focus is patient care.

Recovery: You will be monitored in the recovery room by a highly qualified registered nurse, The approximate time spent in the recovery room varies depending upon the procedure and each individual. You will be able to return home following your surgery. For your safety you will need a,competent adult to stay with you the first night after surgery.

Our Surgical Center

New England Laser and Cosmetic Surgery Center is committed to providing a
competent, and efficient team of registered nurses and physicians with the primary
focus being the health care needs of the patients.

Within the building of New England Laser and Cosmetic Surgery Center is located a
free standing ambulatory surgery center under the direction of Edwin F. Williams III
M.D. F.A.C.S. and a nursing staff specifically trained in facial plastic surgery. The
surgery center is composed of a pre-operative area, two fully equipped operating rooms
and recovery room to offer the patient comfort and safety.

Regulatory Agencies: New England Laser and Cosmetic Surgery Center has been
approved by the New York State Department of Health and is accredited by AAAHC.
The facility complies with all the strict guidelines and standards mandated for operating
rooms.

Anesthesia: Procedures are performed using safe and reliable anesthesia. A highly
trained Anesthesiologist / CRNA Provider monitors you throughout the entire
procedure/procedures. The anesthesia used for facial cosmetic surgery does not have
the common side effects that are associated with general anesthesia.

Before Surgery: Once you have booked your surgery you will receive a call from NELCSC pre-admission nurse whom will conduct a pre-anesthesia assessment.  Based on this you will be directed as to what you will need for your clearance – history and physical, labs, EKG, etc.

During Surgery: You have the undivided attention of your surgeon and
a Anesthesiologist / CRNA Provider. The operating room staff, specializing in facial
and body plastic surgery, includes registered nurses and operating room technicians
whose main focus is patient care.

Recovery: You will be monitored in the recovery room by a highly qualified registered
nurse, The approximate time spent in the recovery room varies depending upon the
procedure and each individual. You will be able to return home following your surgery.
For your safety you will need a,competent adult to stay with you the first night after
surgery.

In compliance with New York State we have disclosed the following information.

Billing Information

We support price transparency. For our patients to understand their potential financial
liability for outpatient surgery services, we are making our charges available to patients.
Outpatient charges vary based on the type of care provided. The price can differ from
patient to patient for the same services. The price will be different for complications or
different treatment for the patient’s personal health condition. For a price estimate,
please submit your request via email to fhammed@williamssurgery.com

Standard Outpatient Surgery Charges

Please see the following list of standard outpatient surgery charges. These charges do
not include charges for services provided by physicians or advanced practitioners (ex.
Anesthesiologists, attending physicians, pathologists, surgeons, etc.)

CPT Description Charge
14000 Skin Tissue Rearrangement $1,600
14020 Skin Tissue Rearrangement $1,600
14040 Skin Tissue Rearrangement $1,600
14060 Skin Tissue Rearrangement $1,600
15823 Revision of Upper Eyelid $1,600
19318 Reduction of Large Breast $4,200
20680 Removal of Support Implant $1,600
21320 Treatment of Nose Fracture $1,800
28285 Repair of Hammertoe $1,600
28292 Correction of Bunion $2,700
30465 Repair Nasal Stenosis $4,100
30520 Repair of Nasal Septum $1,800

It is also important for you to know that the physician services you receive at the surgery
center are not included with the facility charges. Physician’s bill for their services
separately and may or may not participate in the same health plans as the surgery
center. You should check with the physician arranging your outpatient surgery services
to determine which plans that physician participates in.

Standard Anesthesia Charges

Please see the following list of standard anesthesia charges.

CPT Description Charge for 1 Hour
14000 Skin Tissue Rearrangement $630
14020 Skin Tissue Rearrangement $630
14040 Skin Tissue Rearrangement $630
14060 Skin Tissue Rearrangement $810
15823 Revision of Upper Eyelid $810
19318 Reduction of Large Breast $810
20680 Removal of Support Implant $810
21320 Treatment of Nose Fracture $810
28285 Repair of Hammertoe $630
28292 Correction of Bunion $630
30465 Repair Nasal Stenosis $810
30520 Repair of Nasal Septum $810

The following is a list of the Health Care Plans that NELCSC participates with:

MVP (Commercial, Medicare, Medicaid, NY State Individual and Small Group Marketplace)

Blue Cross (Empire)

Blue Cross Out of Area

BS NENY

BS Albany

CDPHP (Commercial, Medicare, Medicaid)

Tricare

Empire Plan (UHC)

UHG (Commercial, Medicare)

Emblem (GHI)

GHI

Fidelis

Wellcare

Medicare

PHCS/Multiplan

Medicaid

Statewide

To request a consultation in the New York area, contact the Williams Center for Plastic Surgery online or by phone at 1-800-742-2797.


Contracted Physicians

NELCSC contracts with anesthesiologists, and pathologists for lab services. Please see the following list of Health Care Plans that our Anesthesiologists participate with.

Aetna

MVP (Commercial, Medicare, Medicaid, NY State Individual and Small Group Marketplace)

Blue Cross (Empire)

Blue Cross Out of Area

BS NENY

BS Albany

CDPHP (Commercial, Medicare, Medicaid)

Tricare

Empire Plan (UHC)

UHG (Commercial, Medicare, Medicaid)

Emblem (GHI)

GHI

Fidelis

Wellcare

Medicare

PHCS/Multiplan

Medicaid

Statewide

For Lab Services please find the following contact information as well as a list of which Health Care Plans they participate in.

  • Albany Medical Ctr Hospital
  • PO Box 619
  • Albany, NY 12201
  • Telephone: 518-262-2483

Aetna Medicare Policy Starting with “ME” We do not par

Amerigroup Community Care must have pre-authorization

American Progressive – We do not par with

Beech Street Corp

Blue Shield of Northeastern New York / Healthnow

Capital District Physicians Health Plan / CDPHP

Group HMO/POS

Nongroup HMO PPO

Medicaid Select

Administrative Services Only (ASO)

Medicare Choice

Champus/Tricare

ChoiceCare Network (HUMANA)

CIGNA HMO & PPO

Correctional Medical Service (Alb. Co. Jail)

Empire Blue/Cross Blue Shield (United Healthcare Plan)

PPO

Indemnity POS

NYS Employees

HMO/CHP/FHP

EPO/POS

Indemnity

Empire Blue Cross (Wellpoint)

Medicare Advantage (MediBlue)

Empire Health Choice

Empire Plan

(this is not the United plan, it is the other Empire plan)

AMC is a Quest Net Laboratory and does participate

Excellus (Univera Healthcare)

RMSCO PRODUCT LINE ONLY

Fidelis

Fidelis Medicare Advantage

GHI

HMO Select

PPO

Comprehensive Benefit Network

CHP/FHP (HMO)

Network Access Program

Medicare (HMO/PPO)

Medicaid

Great West formerly One Health Plan of NY, Inc.

Humana – We do not par with. However, we do accept Choicecare which is a subsidiary of Humana

Choicecare (a subsidiary of Humana)

Independent Health

MagnaCare (Preferred Choice Management Systems, Inc.)

Martin’s Point Health Care (the US Family Health Plan at Martin’s Point)

Medicaid

Medicare

MediChoice

Mohawk Valley Physicians Health Plan, Inc. (MVP)

HMO

Medicaid Managed Care

Multiplan Inc.

North American Health Plans

Oxford – must have pre-authorization

POMCO GROUP INC.

Three Rivers Provider Network

Tricare

Today’s Options offered by American Progressive

Life and Health Insurance

United Healthcare of Upstate New York

Oxford UHC members must have pre-authorization

UHC Medicare must have pre-authorization

UHC Medicaid must have pre-authorization

United Healthcare / The Empire Plan

NYS Exchange Contracted Carriers

Blue Shield Northeastern New York (BSNENY)

Capital District Physicians’ Health Plan Inc. (CDPHP)

Empire Blue Cross (Wellpoint)

Fidelis

Health Republic (Freelancers)

MVP Health Plan Inc.

Today’s Options (American Progressive Life & Health Insurance of New York)

Affiliated Hospital for Transfers:

Ellis Hospital

1101 Nott Street

Schenectady, NY 12308

Telephone: (518) 243-3388

Anesthesia Providers:

Morag Bell, CRNA

Rachael Colucciello, CRNA

Michael Fitzpatrick, MD

Meta Mangulis, CRNA

Edward Piper, CRNA

Scott Wettig, CRNA

1072 Troy Schenectady Rd.

Latham, NY 12110

Telephone: (518) 783-0035

If we do not participate in the network of a patient’s or prospective patient’s health care plan the following disclosures will be made:

  • Prior to the provision of non-emergency services, inform the patient or prospective
    patient that the amount or estimated amount for the patient will be billed for health
    care services is available upon request.
  • Upon receipt of a patient or prospective patient’s request, the amount or the estimated
    amount (in writing) the patient will be billed for health care services, absent unforeseen
    medical circumstances that may arise when the health care services are provided.

Note: An ASC needs only disclose a schedule of fees provided.

Williams Center
(518) 786-7000
1072 Troy-Schenectady Road
Latham NY 12110

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To request a consultation in the New York area, contact the Williams Center for Plastic Surgery online or by phone at 1-800-742-2797.

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