Dr. Mark S. Anthony, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Dawn M. Heil, M.D., F.A.C.S.

445 East Water Street  *  Elmira, NY  14901


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Operating Room Suite


AAAASF maintains the highest standards for outpatient accreditation

The American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities, Inc. (AAAASF) was established in 1980 to standardize and improve the quality of health care in outpatient facilities. AAAASF accredits thousands of facilities world-wide, making it one of the largest not-for-profit outpatient accrediting organizations. Physicians, clinicians, legislators, state/federal health agencies and patients acknowledge that AAAASF sets the "Gold Standard in Accreditation."

AAAASF holds outpatient and office-based facilities to hospital standards.
AAAASF requires surgeons to be board certified and have hospital privileges for any procedure they perform.
AAAASF requires the use of anesthesia professionals for deeper levels of anesthesia.
AAAASF requires a safe and clean surgical environment that meets stringent standards.
AAAASF requires peer review (peer oversight) and tracks data for thousands of individual cases.
AAAASF works closely with facilities and provides help throughout the accreditation process.
AAAASF champions patient safety worldwide and has for nearly 40 years.

Turning Point of the Finger Lakes, L.L.C.

  What is Turning Point of the Finger Lakes?

      A uniquely designed, accredited, office-based surgery facility.

  Why is Turning Point important to me?

      Turning Point offers you an alternative to hospital surgery for both cosmetic and non-cosmetic procedures that   do not require a post-operative overnight stay.   We provide a combination of services:

Expert, Affordable and convenient cosmetic surgery procedures.
The discretion of a private facility.
Highly personalized care
Less "hospital hassle"

  Who delivers the surgical care?

    Dr. Mark Anthony or Dr. Dawn Heil.   The rest of our surgical team has been carefully chosen to include other highly-skilled area professionals, including board certified anesthesiologists.

  What is accreditation?

    It is the certifying process to provide you with the assurance of safety and quality in all aspects of your out-patient surgery experience.   The American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgical Facilities (AAAASF) is the accrediting agency for our facility.

    How do I begin?  

    See Dr. Anthony or Dr. Heil for an evaluation of whether your situation is right for Turning Point services.

  What is the billing policy?

      All fees for aesthetic procedures are accepted two weeks prior to your surgical date, by cash, check or major credit card.   We also participate with area insurance carriers, and can advise you on financing options.


Breast augmentation or lift
Body Contouring
Eyelid Surgery
Laser skin resurfacing


Skin cancer removal
Scar revisions
Carpal tunnel
Trigger finger
Tendon or nerve repair
Other hand surgery
Breast reduction

You've reached the turning point in your life - the moment you want to create the ultimate you.   We can help you achieve that look you've imagined, from the ideal profile to smoother skin to the body contours you want to regain.   Make a date for your Turning Point.  

Recovery Room