About Southgate Surgery Center

We serve the Southeast Michigan, Downriver and Metro Detroit communities and are committed to providing exceptional endoscopy and ophthalmology outpatient care. We are an independent, physician-owned, Medicare-certified ambulatory surgery center licensed by the State of Michigan.

Since 1983, we have delivered the best personalized, cost-effective and quality patient services possible. Our safety and quality care measurements are consistently stellar; less than 0.1% infection rate and 98% patient satisfaction.

Due to our close proximity to Detroit Metropolitan Airport and the international border crossings linking us to Windsor, Canada, we also welcome medical tourists who want to take advantage of our low-cost, high-quality services and Cash Pay program.

Browse our website to learn about our facility, our specialty procedures, doctors, patient information and more. If you have any questions, contact us and we will respond within one busines day.

Values & Benefits for Patients

Our experience, licensing and rigorous standards of safety, patient care, operational efficiency and cost management delivers lower-co pays, better clinical outcomes and a greater healthcare value for our patients.

When you choose our facility, you will receive the following benefits:
  • 30+ years of outpatient surgery experience
  • Board certified physicians
  • Timely care (2-3 hours average)
  • Personalized, courteous care
  • Unparalleled customer satisfaction
  • Clean, comforting environment
  • Lower infection risk
  • Emergency preparedness
  • Courtesy transportation
  • Lower out-of-pocket costs

Press Releases

Scope It Out Detroit 5K Results and Donor Recognition
November 6 , 2014 - SSC is proud to have been a Perseverance Sponsor for the 3rd annual Scope It Out 5k Run/Walk for Colon Cancer Awareness... Read More

Southgate Surgery Center Offers LENSAR™Bladeless Cataract Surgery
April 8 , 2014 - SSC is now offering patients the FDA-approved LENSAR Laser System, a new femtosecond laser technology used to remove cataracts and restore vision more safely and accurately than traditional cataract surgery.... Read More

Southgate Surgery Center Acquires New Cataract Surgery Technology
July 19 , 2013 - SSC announced that it has acquired the groundbreaking ORA System® to support its ophthalmic surgeon’s ability to bring more precise vision outcomes for patients having cataract surgery.... Read More

Southgate Surgery Center Offers Low- and No-Cost Colonoscopies
February 28, 2013 - SSC announced that it is again offering its complimentary screening colonoscopy program throughout March's National Colorectal Cancer Month to qualified applicants. The facility also offers ColonoscopyAssist™ a lower-cost option for patients... Read More

Southgate Surgery Center Patients Not at Risk for Fungal Meningitis
October 9, 2012 - In light of the recent meningitis outbreak and the Center for Disease Control recall of steroid injection medication.... Read More

Southgate Surgery Center Receives Prestigious Sloan Award for Excellence in Workplace Effectiveness and Flexibility
October 1, 2012 - Southgate Surgery Center accepted their award at the 2012 Michigan Society for Human Resources Management Conference.... Read More

Oculoplastic Ophthalmologist Joins Southgate Surgery Center

May 29, 2012 - John M. Ramocki, M.D., oculoplastic specialist has joined the ophthalmic surgical team at Southgate Surgery Center.... Read More

Southgate Surgery Center Recognizes Champions of Colorectal Cancer Awareness
May 15, 2012 - Southgate Surgery Center proudly recognizes general surgeon, Sham Gupta, M.D. and gastroenterologists, Sudarshan Singal, M.D. and Stephen Watts, M.D.... Read More

Administrator Recognized
May 10, 2012 - The national healthcare trade publication, Becker's Hospital/ASC Review, listed Linda Phillips ... Read More

Southgate Surgery Center Offering Free Colorectal Cancer Screening
Feb. 24, 2012 - Southgate Surgery Center is now accepting applications from financially distressed, uninsured people age 50 and over to receive a free colorectal cancer screening in March. ... Read More

Southgate Surgery Center Conducts Free Glaucoma Screenings

Jan. 26, 2012 -
In an effort to stop what is called the "sneak thief of sight ... Read More

September is Pain Awareness Month: Downriver Healthcare Providers and Southgate Surgery Center Leading Pain Education Effort
Sept. 23, 2011 -
According to the June, 2011 Institute of Medicine study, pain is a public health problem and a cultural transformation is necessary ... Read More

Pain Management Specialty Now Available at Southgate Surgery Center
June 1, 2011 - Southgate, Michigan
Southgate Surgery Center announced its partnership with Dr. Daniel Mekasha of the MAC Pain and Spine Institute today -- creating a new pain management healthcare option for the Downriver community... Read More

100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare
January 1, 2010 - Southgate, Michigan
Southgate Surgery Center, which opened in 1983, specializes in ophthalmology and gastroenterology procedures. The center has experienced less than 1% turnover rate, based on historical data... Read More

Surgery Center Options
January, 2009 - Southgate, Michigan
Have you ever stayed at a Bed & Breakfast and received four star hotel service? Well that's what patients receive when they have their same day surgery at Southgate Surgery Center. Patients experience both worlds; the quaint, warm, serene environment of a Bed & Breakfast but the quality... Read More

Surgery Center is Accredited for Patients and Surgeons
April 3, 2007 - Southgate, Michigan
When it comes to choosing a location for surgery, often patients do not think they have a choice, but they do. When specifically considering eye, podiatry or GI procedures, the Southgate Surgery Center stands out... Read More

Quality Care, Southgate Surgery Center
November, 2007 - Southgate, Michigan
It's only natural for people facing surgery to experience anxiety. It's often the minor detail surrounding the surgery, however that drives people crazy with worry. Southgate Surgery Center alleviates those extraneous worries... Read More

Surgery Center is Now Open
September 20, 2006 - Southgate, Michigan
The expanded, new Southgate Surgery Center, 14050 Dix Toledo, officially opened on July 12 and hosted a gala open house on Aug 31. Attendees included the surgeons and their staffs as well as the full-time surgery center staff and Linda Phillips, the administrator of the Southgate Surgery Center... Read More

Savings for Patients
Southgate, Michigan
When it comes to choosing a location for surgery, often patients do not think they have a choice, but they do. They can also save themselves, their company and their insurance company hundred of dollars... Read More

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Southgate Surgery Center offers a culture that is focused on quality, service, efficiency and flexibility. Our staff is dedicated to providing the highest level of compassionate, exceptional care. We offer a team-oriented environment with competitive pay and no weekends, no holidays or call.

Current Opening:

If you are interested in joining our team, please forward your resume and a cover letter to us via fax: (734) 281-7447 or email: [email protected].

Southgate Surgery Center is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law. This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one's employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits and termination.

Physician Shareholders

The following performing physicians are investors and own shares of Southgate Surgery Center. For more details, please speak with your physician or contact our Administrator, Linda Phillips, R.N.

  • Himanshu Aggarwal, M.D.
  • Michelle Akler, M.D.
  • Saif H. Hafeez, M.D.
  • Kamal Gupta, M.D.
  • Gregory Katz, M.D.
  • Daniel Kozlow, M.D.
  • Julie Reno, M.D.
  • Sudarshan Singal, M.D.
  • Snigdha Singh, M.D.
  • David Tukel, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Directions to Our Facility

We are located between Northline and Eureka next to the Southgate Post Office. Our address is:

14050 Dix Toledo Hwy, Southgate, MI 48195

Click the Map at left to launch Google Maps for specific directions to our facility from your location. General directions are:

From the North (Detroit):
I-75 South to Exit 40/Dix Hwy
Continue on Dix Hwy (merges into Dix-Toledo Hwy) for 2.6 miles
Turn right into our parking lot

From the South (Monroe):
I-75 North to Exit 34B/Sibley Rd/Dix-Toledo Hwy
Turn right onto Dix-Toledo Hwy for 3.5 miles
Turn left into our parking lot

From the East (Wyandotte):
Take Ford Rd/Northline Rd westbound
Turn left onto Dix-Toledo Hwy for 0.7 miles
Turn right into our parking lot

From the West (Dearborn):
Take Southfield Fwy southbound to Southfield Rd
Turn right onto Dix Hwy (merges into Dix-Toledo Hwy) for 2.9 miles
Turn right into our parking lot

Contact Us

Our staff is available by phone, fax or email from 6:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

(734) 281-0100 Phone
(734) 283-4839 Fax

[email protected]

Non-Discrimination Info

Southgate Surgery Center complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Southgate Surgery Center does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

Southgate Surgery Center:

Provides free aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us, such as qualified sign language interpreters

Provides free languages services to people whose primary language is not English, such as qualified interpreters

If you need these services, contact Linda Phillips, R.N., Administrator at 734-281-0100.

If you believe that Southgate Surgery Center has failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex, you can file a grievance with:

Linda Phillips, R.N.
Southgate Surgery Center
14050 Dix-Toledo Rd.
Southgate MI 48195
(P) 734-281-0100 (F) 734-281-7447 [email protected]
You can file a grievance in person, by phone, fax, or email.

You can also file a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, electronically through the Office for Civil Rights Complaint Portal, or by mail or phone at:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Ave. SW Room 509F
HHH Building
Washington, D.C. 20201
1-800-368-1019, 800-537-7679
(TDD) Complaint forms are available here.