About Us

Ridges Surgery Center (“RSC”) opened its doors on October 2014 and has been committed to providing lower cost, high quality outpatient surgical services to the Twin Cites. We are professionally managed by Surgical Care Affiliates and owned through an amazing partnership between Fairview Ridges Hospital and independent physicians.

Our team at Ridges Surgery Center is dedicated in providing outstanding patient care and recovery with a collaboration with Minnesota’s leading physicians.

By choosing Ridges Surgery Center, you will experience the following benefits:

  • Highly Qualified, Board Certified Physicians.
  • A Surgical Team that is experienced and committed to providing high quality, patient centered care.
  • Cost savings for most outpatient surgical procedures.
  • Conveniently located in the Fairview Ridges Specialty Care Center, next to Fairview Ridges Hospital.
  • And best of all, an inviting, friendly, outpatient atmosphere outside of a hospital environment.

We appreciate the opportunity to care for you and your loved ones. We realize that surgery can be a very anxious time for you, and we would like to make your experience as comfortable as possible.


Our Management Team:

Administrator: Christian Berlinquette, RN
Medical Director: Dr. Andy Kollitz

Quick Stats on Ridges Surgery Center:

  • Case Volume Per Year: 3900+
  • Patient Satisfaction: >90%
  • Infection Rate: 0.03%
  • Credentialed Physicians: 75
  • Number of Operating Rooms:  4

Our Mission
To care for our patients, serve our physicians, and improve healthcare in America.

Our Values

Clinical Quality We are committed to outstanding patient care and clinical outcomes. 
Integrity We do what is right, no matter how difficult, without exception. We say what we mean, and we do what we say. 
Service Excellence We seek to exceed the expectations of patients, physicians and each other in everything we do. 
Teamwork We work together, helping and supporting one another to make our Centers, Departments and all of SCA successful. 
Accountability We take complete, personal responsibility for our actions and commitments. 
Continuous Improvement We seek to relentlessly improve our performance in every area – clinical, operational, and financial – constantly pushing ourselves to new heights.