Las Ventanas Surgery Center was established in 2003 by local physicians to offer patients the benefit of having outpatient procedures in the heart of the California Central Coast. Our staff wants to make your upcoming visit as comfortable and pleasant as possible. We provide excellent quality care in a warm and personalized setting, minimizing the stresses typically associated with the traditional hospital atmosphere.
Las Ventanas Surgery Center
15 Ryan Ct.
Monterey, CA. 93940

Physicians at Las Ventanas Surgery Center

Las Ventanas Surgery Center is a privately-owned and operated surgery center.  The following physician perform medical services at Las Ventanas Surgery Center:

Thomas Zewert, MD
John Anthony Shaheen, MD
Kenneth Ishizue, MD
Donald Pompan, MD
James Roefs, MD



Are you facing surgery? Is you physician recommending surgery? You are not alone -- millions of Americans have surgery performed each year. Since a majority of operations are not emergencies you should ask your physicians questions regarding the procedure, facility, recovery, etc. You want to ensure that you have all of your concerns addressed by your physician and his/her staff. 

Listed below are commonly asked basic questions by patients at Las Ventanas Surgery Center.

Q:  Where is Las Ventanas Surgery Center located?
A:  Las Ventanas is located at 15 Ryan Ct., Monterey, CA 93940.

Q:  When I check in, what documents do I need?
A:  Please bring the following documents with you to your surgical appointment (photo identification, insurance information and emergency contact information).  Upon arrival to Las Ventanas Surgery Center, our reception team will assist you in completing all medical documents.  Please arrive at our surgery center one hour prior to your scheduled surgery or procedure. This time is very important to prepare you for your surgery or procedure. On occasion, there may be cancellation(s) and we may need to call you to come in earlier than originally scheduled. Do not bring valuables with you.  Leave all jewelry at home and arrange to leave your wallet or purse with your waiting friend or family member.

Q:  What type of insurance is accepted at Las Ventanas Surgery Center?
A:  Las Ventanas Surgery Center can offer significant cost savings over hospitalization for your surgery and is recognized by most insurance plans including Blue Shield, Blue Cross, PPO's, Worker's Compensation and Central Coast Alliance. Las Ventanas accepts all insurances that have out of network benefits. Patients are only required to pay their in-network co-pays, co-insurance and deductibles only. Contact our staff for more information.

Q:  Does Las Ventanas Surgery Center have state-of-the-art technology and equipment?
A:  Yes, our facility is fully equipped with state-of-the-art surgical and medical equipment and our staff is fully trained to operate all of the equipment.

Q:  Can I drive after my procedure?
A:  No, you are required to have a responsible adult (family member or friend) transport you from the facility home and to remain with you for 24 hours.

Our staff at Las Ventanas Surgery Center realizes that there are stresses associated with any medical procedure, our goal is to relieve you of as much stress as possible.  Please contact us if you have more questions regarding our facility or procedures.


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