April 09, 2021

Groundbreaking for new Willis Surgery Center opening in the spring of 2022.

HOUSTON, TX — HCA Healthcare Ambulatory Surgery Division, broke ground this week on a new multi-specialty ambulatory surgery center, Willis Surgery Center.

The new, single-story ambulatory surgery center, set to be complete in spring 2022, is affiliated with HCA Houston Healthcare Conroe and jointly owned with HCA Healthcare, will provide high-quality outpatient care for patients throughout Montgomery and Walker Counties.

The project encompasses 19,000 square feet of space for patients and visitors, and the building is located at 9863 FM 1097 Rd. West, Willis, TX 77318.

Willis Surgery Center will feature:

  • Four operating rooms and two procedure rooms
  • Private registration area for patients
  • Modern, comfortable waiting area with welcoming atmosphere
  • Operating rooms with the most up-to-date technology

The new, state-of-the-art facility will be highly specialized as a multi-specialty center offering orthopedic, spine, foot and ankle, hand, gynecologic, urologic, gastroenterological, and general surgery procedures.

Pictured left to right: Jason Laningham, MD; Gary Sharpless, MD; Dimitrios Mantzoros, DPM; Amber Smith, office supervisor; Jeremy Laningham, MD; and Matt Davis, CEO of HCA Houston Healthcare Conroe.

“Patients in North Montgomery and Walker Counties will have a safe, convenient and cost-effective environment for receiving outpatient surgeries and procedures,” said John Tanksley, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at Forest Lake Bone & Joint who is one of 24 partners in the center. “We are proud that our new center will not only provide easier access to procedures than patients have had in the past, but it will do so in a comfortable environment to help patients be at ease while they receive outstanding healthcare.”