that will optimize 

your surgical care

Our Team Approach yields great results

News&Upcoming Events//

Evidence & Technology Spine Summit 2020

February 19-22, 2020

North American Spine Society



Grand Summit Lodge

Park City, UT

NSAA Annual Conference 

Association of Surgical Assistants
National Surgical Assistant Association

2nd Annual ASA/NSAA Joint Conference

April 24-25, 2020

National Surgical Assistant Association



Orlando, FL

2020 Summer Spine Meeting

July 29-Aug 1, 2020

North American Spine Society



Bangkok, Thailand

Clinical Congress 2020

Oct. 4-8, 2020 

American College of Surgeons


Location: Chicago, IL

Video //

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Video courtesy of YouTube

Video Posted by Mayo Clinic


Matthew Neal,.MD & Mayo Clinic are not at any way affiliated with TSSA 

Certified Surgical Assistants

The demand for excellence in todays society is great. We at Tri-State Surgical Assistants(TSSA) offer a team approach that will not only minimize mistakes but will also optimize the surgical outcome all while limiting cost to you. 

What is a Certified Surgical Assistant?


A Certified Surgical Assistant(CSA) is a professional non-physician surgical assistant who is educated and trained in general surgery and all other specialties.


  • CSAs are certified by the National Commission for the Certification of Surgical Assistants (NCCSA).

  • CSAs are members of the National Surgical Assistant Association (NSAA). 

  • CSAs are employed by healthcare facilities, surgical service organizations or practice privately. 


National Surgical Assistant Association(NSAA) is the first organization in the country to set professional standards for non-physician surgical assistants. 

The association and its members serve to set the “gold standard” for our profession. For more detailed information about the CSA, and scope of practice, please visit www.nssa.net

Professional Affiliations 
Tri-State Surgical Assistants are proud members of the following organizations:
  • American College of Surgeons​

  • National Surgical Assistant Association​

  • North American Spine Society



Services Tri-State Surgical Assistants
(TSSA) offers:
  • Innovative and reliable staffing solutions

  • Extensive experience in all surgical specialties 

  • Cost effective alternatives to additional hiring

  • Short or long term workforce supplementation

  • Permanent placement as needed