New England Surgical Center

New England Surgical Center, LLC is a state licensed, fully accredited out-patient surgery center located at The Retreat at Split Rock. As a national leader in patient safety, Dr. Gordon built the state –of –the –art facility in the barn of the estate during the development of the Retreat. As a Connecticut state licensed surgical facility, New England Surgical Center must comply with the same regulations and inspections as hospitals. Combined with full accreditation by the AAAASF, our facility defines the gold standard for safety, privacy and comfort.


Our Staff

All our anesthesiologists are members of Resource Anesthesiology Associates, P.C., one of the first anesthesiology practices that specialize in out-patient anesthesia care. These doctors will be providing our patients with the finest care during their cosmetic surgery procedures.


Paul J. Heller, M.D. – Chief of Anesthesia

Dr. Heller earned his undergraduate degree from Case Western Reserve University and his medical degree from University of Connecticut School of Medicine. Dr. Heller completed his internship at Mount Sinai Hospital in Hartford, his anesthesiology residency at New York University Medical Center and his fellowship at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Heller has served as an attending physician at Yale- New Haven Hospital, Director of Obstetrical Anesthesia at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, and Assistant and Acting Chief of Anesthesiology Service at Veterans Administration CT Healthcare System. In addition to his clinical roles, Dr. Heller has served as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at Yale University School of Medicine. He has been a member of Resource Anesthesiology Associates for many years.