Aurora Health Center Southern Lakes to bring new health services and surgery center, expanding needed Cancer Care to Racine, Walworth County

New facility features 3D Mammography, comprehensive breast health center

September 29, 2016

Burlington Aurora Health Care will soon open the doors to its new Aurora Health Center Southern Lakes, offering a wide variety of medical services to area residents, who can tour the new health center prior to the official opening of the 142,000+ square foot facility.

The Aurora Health Center Southern Lakes will officially open to the public on Monday, October 17, but will host a special community open house on Saturday, October 1 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., allowing local residents an opportunity to tour the facility, meet local physicians, and obtain autographs from several former Green Bay football players.

A key feature of the new Southern Lakes facility is the same-day surgery center, which includes five operating rooms and six procedure rooms, where onsite surgeries will include general surgery, orthopedics, eye, urology, pain management, and gastroenterology procedures.  

Aurora Cancer Care and the Vince Lombardi Cancer Clinic will also offer expanded care at the facility, including the area’s only 3D mammogram imaging center, as well as a breast health cancer navigator, a more personalized approach to care.

The enhanced oncology offering will feature 23 infusion bays for chemotherapy treatment, two private infusion rooms and 10 oncology-focused exam rooms.

“Aurora Health Center Southern Lakes will bring more health care options to residents throughout the area,” said Lisa Just, president of Aurora Health Care’s western Racine and Walworth counties. “Expanded medical oncology services are a much needed service and are a feature at our new facility. We’re also thrilled to be able to provide more same-day surgery options to patients than ever before. This new facility has been in the works for several years, and it’s extremely rewarding to see this day finally arrive.”

The oncology area will also feature a healing garden, offering a tranquil environment for patients and families going through cancer treatments as well as integrative medicine such as aromatherapy, massage, and Reiki to provide a truly healing environment

The facility will also provide pain management services and urology services, including two procedures to test for conditions like bladder and kidney cancers, along with incontinence.

Other services offered at the clinic will include orthopedics, podiatry, audiology and ear, neck and throat specialists, as well as onsite laboratory, general imaging, and pharmacy services.

The facility, located at 709 Spring Valley Road in Burlington is designed by HGA, and The Boldt Company has served as the general contractor.

The clinic will be staffed by some 200 caregivers, plus an estimated 40 physicians and other caregivers accredited in the surgery center.  


Tour and Official Opening

The Aurora Health Center Southern Lakes will be hosting an open house on Saturday, October 1 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The open house will feature a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. with state and local officials, and will also include tours, food and giveaways. Former Green Bay football players William Henderson, Gilbert Brown and Ahman Green will also be on-hand for autograph signing.

Then on October 17, the new facility will officially open to the public.

The new health center can be reached at 262-971-9400.


About Aurora Health Care

Aurora Health Care is a not-for-profit health care provider in Wisconsin and northern Illinois and is a national leader in efforts to improve health care quality. Aurora offers services at sites in more than 90 communities throughout eastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois. Aurora is the area’s most comprehensive health care provider and the state's largest private employer. Aurora serves more than 1.2 million patients every year via a comprehensive network of facilities, services and providers, including 15 hospitals, more than 150 clinics, 70 pharmacies and 32,000 amazing Caregivers. As evidenced by more than 300 active clinical trials, Aurora is dedicated to delivering innovations to provide the best possible care today, and to define the best care for tomorrow. Get helpful health and wellness information via the Aurora MyHealth blog, our Facebook page, our Twitter account and our Pinterest account. 

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