18 new GI/endoscopy centers that opened in 2016

Here are 18 new surgery centers that were opened or were announced throughout 2016.

Chicago-based Rush University Medical Center will open a $36.2 million outpatient health center in the South Loop. The center is offering gastroenterology services among several others.

Gastroenterology Consultants of Augusta physicians and Physicians Endoscopy opened a new ambulatory surgery center, Augusta Endoscopy Center in Evans, Ga.

New York-based Frontier Healthcare partnered with ASMC physician group to open a new ASC in New York City.

Providence Little Company of Mary and City of Hope are constructing a new ambulatory care center in Torrance, Calif. Among its 20 infusion center bays, 46 exam rooms and five surgical suites are two endoscopy suites.

Lansing, Mich.-based Sparrow Health System open a 70,000-square-foot center which offers radiology, endoscopy and primary care services.

The New York State Public Health and Health Planning Council gave New York City-based Manhattan Endoscopy Center approval for its permanent licensure.

Affiliated Community Medical Centers and Rice Memorial Hospital, both in Willmar, Minn., are building a new ASC. The center offers outpatient surgery, gastrointestinal endoscopy and pain management services.

La Jolla, Calif.-based Scripps Clinic Medical Group opened the John R. Anderson V Medical Pavilion outpatient center. The center offers 17 different specialties including gastroenterology.

Saratoga Schenectady Gastroenterology Associates, a specialty physician practice, is opening an ASC next to its existing endoscopy center in Ballston, N.Y.

Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Hospital opened Center for Advanced Medicine South County in St. Louis. The facility offers internal medicine services.

Gainesville, Fla.-based UF Health opened an $11 million outpatient children's surgical center including ENT, ophthalmology and gastrointestinal services.

Rapid City, S.D., issued a building permit to The Endoscopy Center. The center performs colonoscopies.

Abilene, Texas-based Hendrick Medical Center and Abilene and Brownwood (Texas) physicians are creating a joint-venture outpatient surgery center in Brownwood, offering gastroenterology among other services.

Elkhart (Ind.) General Hospital opened its $83 million surgery center expansion to patients. The center features 10 surgery and endoscopy suites.

Noufal Jajeh, MD, opened a new practice, called Gastroenterology and Hepatology of Northwest Ohio in Sidney, Ohio.

Southlake-based Texas Digestive Disease Consultants opened a new location in Cedar Park.

The Santa Barbara, Calif.-based Cottage Children’s Medical Center recently opened its new multispecialty pediatric clinics. Gastroenterology, hematology and endocrinology are grouped together in one building.

Salem (Ohio) Regional Medical Center is planning a $6 million renovation project of its endoscopy unit.

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