70 of the Ambulatory Surgery Centers That Opened in the U.S. in 2012
• Sparks Regional Medical Center in Fort Smith opened a new ASC on March 2.
• The Tri-State Advanced Surgery Center in Marion, Ark., opened in early September.
• La Jolla Women's Surgery Center opened in California in late January.
• Sutter Health opened a new surgery center in Elk Grove in May.
• Corona (Calif.) Summit Surgical Center opened its doors on Oct. 4, 2012.
• Dignity Health opened the Weight Loss Surgery Institute of the Central Coast in Santa Maria, Calif.
• Blue Chip Surgical Center Partners announced the opening of Archibald Surgery Center in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., in mid-October.
• Vail Valley Surgery Center opened in Edwards, Colo., in June 2012.
• Grand Junction (Colo.) VA Medical Center opened a new ASC in March.
• Stevens Construction completed construction on the Cape Health Surgery Center in Cape Coral in Nov. 2012.
• Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare and 30 physicians opened a joint venture, multi-specialty ASC in Sept. 2012.
• Foundation Surgery Affiliates opened a joint venture ASC with physicians in Jacksonville in fall 2012.
• The Digestive and Liver Center of Florida opened Endo-Surgical Center of Florida in Orlando in May.
• Northside Hospital in Cumming opened Northside-Forsyth Outpatient Surgery Center in July.
• The Endoscopy Institute of Hawaii opened in Honolulu in Oct. 2012.
• Treasure Valley Surgery Center opened as a joint venture between physicians, Surgical Care Affiliates and Saint Alphonsus Health System on July 16.
• Hart Road and Spine Institute opened in Barrington, Ill., and saw its first patient on Oct. 2, 2012.
• Loyola University Health System opened a bariatric ASC in Melrose Park in July.
• Gailey Eye Clinic opened a retina surgery center in Bloomington in June.
• Indiana University Health Saxony in Indianapolis opened a new ASC in March.
• Johnson Memorial Health opened a new surgery center in Franklin in April.
• Franciscan St. Anthony Health – Crown Point opened a new ASC in May.
• Greater Regional Medical Center in Crester opened a new ASC in April.
• Kansas Gastroenterology and Kansas Endoscopy opened a new ASC in Wichita in 2012.
• Kentucky Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Associates opened an ASC in Louisville in April.
• The Advanced Surgery Center of Metairie, partnered with SurgCenter Development, was planned to open by the end of 2012.
• A new hospital and ASC opened out of a former Wal-Mart in Elkton in early 2012.
• Sinai Hospital of Baltimore opened a surgery center, the Sinai Center for Geriatric Surgery, targeted at the elderly population, in Dec. 2012.
• Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis opened a new ASC in August.
• Kimbrough Ambulatory Care Center in Fort Meade opened a new ASC in May.
• Newton-Wellesley (Mass.) Hospital opened a new ASC in fall 2012.
• Massachusetts Eye and Ear opened a new outpatient surgery center in the Longwood/Mission Hill area of Boston.
• Winchester (Mass.) Hospital opened a new ASC in late April.
• Detroit Medical Center's Harper University Hospital opened a bariatric surgery center in May.
• Scotland County Hospital opened a new surgery center in Memphis (Mo.) in January.
• Princeton HealthCare System opened a new ASC in Plainsboro in May.
• The Malo Health Clinic and Wellness Center in Rutherford opened the doors to its new four-OR ambulatory surgery center in Nov. 2012.
• The Paul Phillips Eye & Surgery Center opened in Flemington in Dec. 2012.
• Virtua opened a new surgery center in Vorhees in March.
• Manhattan Endoscopy Center opened in the New York borough in January.
• Olean (N.Y.) General Hospital opened a new ASC in May.
• Tom Bersani, MD, opened a new ASC in Salina in May.
• Vassar Brothers Medical Center dedicated its new ambulatory surgery center, the Daniel Z. Aronzon, MD Center for Ambulatory Surgery, in mid-Sept. 2012.
• Hudson Valley Center for Digestive Health opened as a joint venture between Hudson Valley Hospital Center, GI physicians and Physicians Endoscopy in July.
• Thompson Health opened an ASC at F.F. Thompson Hospital in Canandaigua in April.
• Piedmont (N.C.) Ear Nose and Throat Associates opened an ASC in February.
• Presbyterian Healthcare in Charlotte opened a new ASC in March.
• 24 physicians and WakeMed Health & Hospitals opened the Capital City Surgery Center in Raleigh in August.
• A new ASC opened at Medwest-Haywood Hospital in Clyde in August 2012.
• Gastroenterologist Eric Ibegdu, MD, opened a GI-driven ASC in Kingston in April.
• Doctors Hospital opened a surgery center in Grand Forks in early January.
• Williston, N.D.-based Mercy Medical Center opened an outpatient surgery center on its hospital campus in Sept. 2012.
• The Specialty Surgery Center of Columbus opened in February.
• Cleveland Clinic opened an ASC at Marymount Hospital in Garfield Heights in March.
• The Urology Group opened a new HQ and surgery center in Norwood in September.
• The Hand Center in Columbus opened and received accreditation in Sept. 2012.
• Humility of Mary Health Partners in Youngstown unveiled the St. Elizabeth Robotic Surgery Center in June.
• Nationwide Children's Hospital in Westerville opened its first suburban ASC in April.
• Physicians Surgical Center in Norman opened a new ASC in Moore in May.
• Coordinated Health opened a new ASC in Hazle Township in March.
• A group of local physicians in Susquehanna Township opened an ASC in Nov. 2012.
• The Advanced Center for Surgery opened in Altoona in June.
• WellSpan Health opened a $71 million ASC in York Township in April.
• Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton opened a new surgery center in June.
• Maury Regional Medical Center completed a $7.9 million surgery center in Nov. 2012.
• AOK Spine and Pain Surgery Center opened in Houston in August 2012.
• Evergreen Eye Center opened a new ASC location in Auburn in May.
• Eastside Endoscopy Center in Bellevue opened a new ASC in Issaquah in March.
• Mon General Hospital in Morgantown opened a new orthopedic ASC in January.
• David Paustian, MD, opened Paustian Medical & Surgical Center in rural Neillsville in August.
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