2752 Century Boulevard, Wyomissing, PA, 19610

About Us

About Us


Lesley Richards
Chief Nursing Officer

Lesley Richards has been a nurse for more than twenty years. She started at Reading Hospital before transitioning to the Surgical Institute of Reading at its establishment. She has been the Director of Nursing for six years. Lesley’s experience includes certification in Orthopedics, Trauma, Telemetry and Med/Surg. Her leadership is instrumental in maintaining Joint Commission Accreditation for the Surgical Institute of Reading along with serving on and leading various committees in the hospital itself. Her personal mission is to ensure every patient is treated like family.

Sara Wicks
Administration of Reading Surgical Center

Sara Wicks began her career with Reading Surgery Center in 2002 as an Operating Room Nurse. She was promoted to a supervisory role in 2005 and to Director of Nursing in 2006. In 2015 her role was expanded again to Clinical Director of Reading Surgery Center. Today she serves as site Administrator. She is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in nursing. Sara resides in Spring Township with her husband Scott, two daughters Baylie and Addison and a great dane named Olaf. Her passion is to inspire her employees and change the lives of patients at Reading Surgery Center on a daily basis.  

Accreditation & Physician Ownership Information:

Our facility is accredited by The Joint Commission.  Surgical Institute of Reading is a facility in which physicians have an ownership or investment interest. The list of physician owners or investors is available to you upon request.

Surgical Institute of Reading
Op Secondary Recovery Room

Number of OR's and Treatment Rooms:

7  ORs
2 Treatment Rooms


Our state-of the art equipment allows surgeons to perform procedures in the specialty areas of:

  • Anesthesia, General Surgery, Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedic, Orthopedic Foot & Ankle, Otolaryngology – ENT, Pain Management, Plastic Surgery, Podiatry, Radiology, Spinal Surgery

In Patient Room

Insurance Plans:

Our facility accepts most major commercial insurance, HMO/PPO plans, Medicare, Workers Compensation, and other government sponsored health coverage.  Please contact us if you have any questions regarding your insurance coverage.