111 ASC administrators to know
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Margaret Acker, RN, MSN, CASC, is administrator at Southwest Surgical Center in Grand Rapids, Mich. She has been chair of the Michigan Ambulatory Surgery Association membership committee and formerly was CEO of Blake Woods Medical Park Surgical Center. She has more than a decade of experience in the ASC industry.
Traci Albers is the executive director of High Pointe Surgery Center in Lake Elmo, Minn., and North Memorial Ambulatory Surgery Center at Maple Grove (Minn.). Both centers are affiliated with Surgical Management Professionals. Ms. Albers has more than 15 years of experience in ASC and healthcare management.
Amy Allard is administrative director of Ramapo Valley Surgical Center in Ramsey, N.J. The center opened in 2005 and offers ENT, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pain management and podiatry procedures. Ms. Allard has been with the surgery center for nine years.
Vickie Arjoyan, BSN, CASC, has been at Symbion-affiliated Specialty Surgical Center for more than 15 years. She received her BSN and CASC last year at the same time she celebrated her 15th anniversary with the center.
Cindy Armistead is the administrator of Campbell Clinic Surgery Center in Germantown, Tenn. The surgery center is affiliated with Campbell Clinic Orthopaedics.
Jesseye Arrambide is executive director at Oregon Outpatient Surgery Center in Portland. Before assuming her role at OOSC, she was director of surgical and obstetric services at Pacific Communities Hospital in Newport, Ore., for 11 years. She is also president of the Oregon ASC Association.
Beverly Baker is the administrator of Symbion-affiliated Timberlake Surgery Center in Chesterfield, Mo. Ms. Baker has been the center's administrator for more than six years. The center offers orthopedics, podiatry and pain management services.
Jacqueline Belcher is administrator of Inland Surgery Center in Redlands, Calif., a Surgical Care Affiliates facility. She has held the position for more than three years and was previously business office manager at the center. In 2013, she received SCA's "Top Administrator for 2013 for Service Excellence" recognition.
Julie Bell is administrator at Hawthorn Surgery Center in Libertyville, Ill., a multispecialty Surgical Care Affiliates center. She has been administrator at Hawthorne for nearly 15 years.
Sandi Berreth, RN, BS, MS, CASC, is administrator at Brainerd Lakes Surgery Center in Baxter, Minn. She has been in ambulatory surgery management for more than 14 years and also serves as a AAAHC surveyor. During her time as administrator, the center achieved Edgesurvey's APEX Quality Award.
Regina Boore has more than 27 years of experience in the ASC industry both as a nurse and as a manger. She is currently administrator at Newport Bay Surgery Center in Newport Beach, Calif. In addition to administrative duties, she is principal and CEO of Progressive Surgical Solutions.
Nancy Boyd is administrator at Crane Creek Surgery Center in Melbourne, Fla., affiliated with Blue Chip Surgical Partners. The ASC includes eight physicians who have a special interest in spine surgery, orthopedic surgery and general surgery.
Jamie Burger is business manager at Surgery Center of Lancaster (Pa.), a position she's held for more than eight years. The surgery center includes 21 physician partners who practice otolaryngology, ophthalmology and orthopedics.
Jennifer Butterfield, MBA, RN, CNOR, is administrator at Lakes Surgery Center, a position she has held for more than two years. She has been in the ASC industry for more than seven years. She has experience starting a spine program at ASCs and increasing patient volume. Her responsibilities include developing and implementing operational and capital budget goals.
Stephanie M. Campbell, RN, BSN, MHA, CASC, is administrator at Physicians Outpatient Surgery Center in Athens, Ohio. She previously served as ASC business manager at Holzer Clinic and clinical manager at River View Surgery Center.
Susan Carocari is the administrator of Merritt Healthcare-affiliated River Valley ASC in Norwich, Conn. She has more than 25 years of experience in the nursing profession. Ms. Carocari has been with River Valley ASC since 2013.
Mauro Cecchetti just started his role as administrator at Constitution Surgery Centers in Greenwich, Conn. Previously, he served as director of clinical operations at Mid Manhattan Surgi-Center. He is also a surveyor for the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care.
Susan Cheek, CPA, CHCC, CASC, is administrator at Dallas Endoscopy Center, a position she has held for more than eight years. She is responsible for five-suite center's accounts receivable management, budget forecasting, human resources, insurance company contracts and vendor management.
Sonja Christmas is administrator at Cy-Fair Surgery Center in Houston, a Nueterra Healthcare facility. The center averaged 60 procedures to 80 procedures per week in 2013 and its endoscopy room was the first in the area to transition to EHR.
Stacey Clarke is administrative director of the Strictly Pediatrics Surgery Center in Austin, Texas. The surgery center, managed by ASD Management, is a joint venture between 25 surgeons and Seton Health System.
Joseph Colbert is administrator at North Coast Surgery Center in Oceanside, Calif., a joint venture between physician partners, Tri-City Medical Center and Surgical Care Affiliates. He has been administrator there for 13 years, negotiating the center's transition from freestanding to joint venture in 2010.
P. Evalyn Cole, MSHA, CASC, is the administrator of the Spine Surgery Center in Eugene, Ore., and CEO of KeiperSpine. Ms. Cole has assisted Oregon physician groups with several ASC projects. While earning her master's degree, she wrote her thesis on developing an ASC.
Martha R. Colen, RN, MBA, CASC, is administrative director at Virginia Beach Ambulatory Surgery Center. The ASC was founded in 1989 and includes four operating rooms. The AAAHC-accredited facility has orthopedics, otolaryngology, uroglogy, general surgery and gynecology along with other specialties.
Jennie Collins is administrator at Parkway Surgery Center in Hagerstown, Md., affiliated with Blue Chip Surgical Partners. She has held the position for more than six years. Physicians at the center are focused on spine surgery and pain management.
Elizabeth Convery, RN, is a board certified holistic nurse, certified yoga instructor and administrator of Teaneck (N.J.) Surgical Center. She was appointed in January 2014 and previously served as the center's director of nursing. Her background is in OR and labor and delivery nursing.
Gregory P. DeConciliis, CASC, is the administrator of Boston Out-Patient Surgical Suites in Waltham, Mass. Mr. DeConciliis has been a physician assistant in orthopedics since 1999. He left New England Baptist Hospital in 2004 to start up Boston Out-Patient Surgical Suites.
Dan Corbett, MBA, CASC has been administrator at Reagan Street Surgery Center in Los Alamitos, Calif., for nearly one year. Previously, he served as administrator with Orangewood Surgical Center in Orange, Calif.
Lana Davis administrates Specialty Surgical Center of Thousand Oaks in Westlake, Calif., a joint venture between Symbion, 16 physician partners and two non-physician investors. She has been at the center for two years.
Joseph DeMarco is administrator of the Philadelphia-based Thomas Jefferson University Hospital's surgery center, Jefferson Surgical Center at the Navy Yard. The center is also affiliated with The Rothman Institute and Nueterra Healthcare.
Jane Diezi RNC, MSHA, MSN is administrator of Charlotte Surgery Center in Port Charlotte, Fla. The center is an SCA affiliate.
Barbara P. Draves, CASC, is owner and administrator at The Surgery Center in Middleburg Heights, Ohio, and serves on the board of directors for CASC. The center was founded in 1984 and includes 23-hour stay capabilities.
Vicki Edelman, RN, is administrator at Blue Bell (Pa.) Surgery Center, a position she's held for more than six years. She has been a nurse for more than 30 years and previously held leadership roles at a community hospital.
Scott Edwards is administrator at North MS Ambulatory Surgery Center in Tupelo, M.S., Center for Digestive Health and North MS Pain Management. He has more than 20 years of experience in the healthcare field. He serves on the Mississippi ASC Association board.
Angela Erosenko has been administrator and CEO at CMMP Surgical Center in Jefferson, Mo., for nearly 15 years. Before then, she was business office manager at the center for three years.
Jim Evely has been at BRASS Surgery Center in Baton Rouge, La., since June of 2013. The center is affiliated with Surgical Care Affiliates. Before his time there he spent nearly a decade with DaVita, a dialysis treatment and support system company.
Bruce Feldman, MS, CPPM, has been administrator and director of operations at Island Endoscopy Center/Island Gastroenterology Consultants in West Islip, N.Y., for more than one year. Previously, he was administrator and director of operations at the Surgicare Ambulatory Surgery Center of New York in Bronx.
Michael Galvin is the administrator of The Christ Hospital Spine Surgery Center in Cincinnati. The center is managed by United Surgical Partners International and two years ago Mr. Galvin received the 2012 CEO Award. Mr. Galvin has been the center's administrator for nearly five years.
Melodie Garrobo is administrator at Golden Ridge Surgery Center in Golden, Colo. She has managed surgery centers for 15 years, seven as administrator of Golden Ridge. She was instrumental in developing the Colorado ASC Association and served on the task force the Colorado Division of Labor and Employment.
Christine Gambrel, RN, BSN, is administrator of the Surgery Center of Rockville (Md.). The surgery center is affiliated with Ambulatory Surgical Center of America and has eight physician-owners. The center offers ENT, general surgery and pain management procedures.
Jackie Ginter is the administrator of GNS Surgery Center in Athens, Ga. The center focuses on outpatient spine and neurosurgical care. GNS Surgery Center is affiliated with Blue Chip Surgical Center Partners.
Diana Grasso is the director and director of nursing at Gloucester County Surgery Center in Mullica Hill, N.J. The surgery center, managed by ASD Management, is a joint venture between physician partners and Underwood Memorial Hospital. Prior to joining the surgery center team, Ms. Grasso worked at Underwood Memorial Hospital for 32 years.
Julie Greene is the CEO of Muskegon (Mich.) Surgery Center, a joint venture between Mercy Health Partners and physician-owners. Ms. Greene has been CEO of the center for more than five years. She has also served as board director of the Michigan Ambulatory Surgery Association.
Debbie Hall, RN, MBA, is the administrator of High Plains Surgery Center in Cheyenne, Wyo. The center is managed by Regent Surgical Health. Ms. Hall has served as the center's administrator since 2002.
Tracey Harbour, BSN, RN, is administrator at Surgery Center of Pinehurst (N.C.), a Nueterra Healthcare facility. She has been an administrator since 2007. The surgery center is a joint venture with First Health of the Carolinas. It has six operating rooms and two pain management rooms.
Laura Harding is the administrative director of Physicians Surgery Center at Alvarado in San Diego. Ms. Harding oversees all business aspects of the surgery center including coding, billing, accounts receivable and payable, human resources and corporate compliance. She earned her degree from Akron (Ohio) University.
Judy Harless, MBA, CASC, is administrator at SMI Surgery Center in San Diego. She has more than 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry and advocated on behalf of ASCs locally and nationally. She has served on the Ambulatory Surgery Center Association board and remains active with the California Ambulatory Surgery Association.
Bill Hazen, RN, has been administrator and CEO at The Surgery Center at Pelham in Greer, S.C., since 2004, when he helped open the center. Previously, he served as director of special projects at Spartanburg (S.C.) Regional Medical Center.
Tracy Hoeft-Hoffman, RN, MSN, MBA, CASC, is administrator at Fremont (Neb.) Health Surgery Center, a position she has held for more than two years. She previously served as administrator of Hastings Surgical Center. She has more than 20 years of experience in healthcare and has been involved in the Nebraska Association of Independent Ambulatory Centers.
Karen Howey serves as both administrator and CEO of the Macomb (Mich.) Township ASC. She has served in the positions for more than two years. Previously, she was center director for United Surgical Partners International-affiliated Matrix Surgery Center for more than six years. Macomb Township ASC is affiliated with Nueterra Healthcare and Royal Oak, Mich.-based Beaumont Health System.
Ann Hurd is also director of nursing and administrator at the Advanced Surgery Institute in Santa Rosa, Calif., which is a partnership between Regent Surgical Health and Santa Rosa (Calif.) Memorial Hospital. She practices as a staff nurse at the hospital, which is part of the St. Joseph Health System in Eureka, Calif.
James Kamps, RN, MBA, CNOR, has been administrator for nearly two years at Surgery Center at Tanasbourne in Hillsboro, Ore., which is a joint venture between Providence Health Systems in Portland, Ore. Previously, he served as administrator at an independent multispecialty surgery center, Wilshire Surgery Center, near Portland.
Kathy Kelley, RN, MSN, CNOR, is administrator at Viewmont Surgery Center in Hickory, N.C., a joint venture with Frye Regional Medical Center and Nueterra Healthcare. She took the administrator position in January 2013 and is responsible for activities at the facility.
Wendy Kelley, CASC, has been administrator at Cool Springs Surgery Center in Nashville, Tenn., for nearly nine years. The multispecialty center was founded in 2000 as a freestanding, five-OR facility.
Janie Kinsey, RN, CASC, is administrator at St. Luke's South Surgery Center in Overland Park, Kan. She previously served as nurse manager at the Surgery Center of Leawood and has experience in contract negotiations, physician recruitment, healthcare marketing and business operations.
Rikki Knight, RN, BHS, MHA, is executive director and administrator at Lakeview Surgery Center in West Des Moines, Iowa. She began as director of clinical services at the center and has been executive director and administrator of the center for more than a year. She has more than 25 years of experience in the ASC industry. She is also president-elect for the board of the Iowa ASC Association.
Debbie Krawczyk has been the administrator at Summit Surgery Center in Beverly Hills, Calif. for four years. She was previously office manager at Beverly Hills (Calif.) Surgery Center.
Carla Lauenstein is the administrator of Southwest Lincoln (Neb.) Surgery Center, affiliated with Blue Chip Surgical Center Partners. The surgery center offers neurosurgery, spine surgery, orthopedics, ophthalmology, podiatry, plastics and pain management.
Liliana Lehman, RN, has been administrator at Hallandale Outpatient Surgical Center in Hallandale Beach, Fla., for 11 years. In addition, she is founder and president of Axis Management & Billing Services and administrator at the Surgery Center of Weston (Fla.).
Diane Lampron, RN, BSN, CNOR, is the administrator of the Surgery Center at Lutheran in Wheat Ridge, Colo., and Peak One Surgery Center in Frisco, Colo. Ms. Lampron serves as administrator of the two centers as a part of her responsibilities as director of operations and Pinnacle III. Ms. Lampron has been with Pinnacle III for nearly seven years.
Maddie Linder, RN, CASC, is administrator of Bethesda Outpatient Surgery Center, a multispecialty surgery center located in Boynton Beach, FL. The center is affiliated with Amsurg. Ms. Linder has been at the center for 15 years and has been its administrator for 12 years.
Helen Lowenwirth, MBA, CASC, has been administrator at East Side Endoscopy in New York for more than two years. She was previously practice manager for New York Gastroenterology Associates and administrator for Park Avenue Radiologists.
Sarah Malaniak, CASC is administrator at Ambulatory Center for Endoscopy in North Bergen, N.J., a Physicians Endoscopy-affiliated center. Previously, she served as administrator at Teaneck (N.J.) Surgical Center for more than five years.
Lori Martin, RN, has been administrator at Summit Surgery Center in Reno, Nev., for five years. Previously, she was director of nursing at the Surgery Center of Reno
Stephanie Martin, BSN, RN, CNOR, CASC, is the administrator of St. Augustine (Fla.) Surgery Center, a multispecialty freestanding ASC affiliated with Ambulatory Surgical Centers of America. She has overseen the expansion of services at the center including gynecology and general surgery. Most recently, she oversaw the addition of a total joint surgery program.
Stewart McFadden, MHA, MBA, FACMPE, is the Executive Director at Four Corners Ambulatory Surgery Center in Farmington, N.M. Previously, he has held several practice administrator positions.
David Moody, RN, is the administrator of Knightsbridge Surgery Center in Columbus, Ohio, which is a joint venture between physician partners, Regent Surgical Health and OhioHealth in Columbus. He has been the administrator there for approximately 11 years, negotiating Knightsbridge's conversion to a joint venture in 2007.
Wanda Moratelli, CASC, is administrator at Ambulatory Care Center in Vineland, N.J. She has more than 15 years as a healthcare executive and helped the center achieve 100 percent success rate with AAAHC and CMS accreditation.
Penny Nicarry administrates Endoscopy Center at Robinwood in Hagerstown, Md., which is owned by Partners in Endoscopy and Physicians Endoscopy. She has been administrator since 2002 and helped negotiate the current ownership structure, which has been in place since June 2012.
Penny Nichols has been administrator at Greater New Orleans Surgery Center for more than 12 years. Previously, she served as the business office supervisor for the East Bank Internal Medicine Group in Metarie, La.
Kecia Norling, CNOR, CASC, has been at Northwest Ambulatory Surgery Center in Portland since its construction in 2004 and has served as administrator since 2006. The center is a joint venture between 17 physicians, United Surgical Partners International and Legacy Health in Portland.
Joseph G. Ollayos is administrator at Tri-Cities Surgery Center in Geneva, Ill., a position he's held since 2006. He has worked in healthcare for more than 10 years and achieved CASC in 2005. He was elected Ambulatory Surgery Center Association of Illinois president in 2012 and 2013.
Michael Pankey, RN, is administrator at Ambulatory Surgery Center of Spartanburg (S.C). He previously served as administrator and clinical resources manager at other centers and spent 10 years in the Army Reserves. He has been president of the South Carolina ASC Association.
Kerri Parnell, CASC, is administrator at the Outpatient Surgery Center of Jonesboro (Ark.). She has been administrator there for three years. Previously, she served as financial manager for the center for eight years, beginning in 2003.
Jeff Peacock has been administrator at Rochester (N.Y.) Ambulatory Surgery Center for three years. The center is a joint venture from the 2011 partnership between Lattimore Community Surgery Center and Rochester General Health System. Mr. Peacock saw the center through the change, which occurred when RACS opened its doors in late 2013.
Daron Pealock, RN, BSN, is administrator and director of nursing for Cedar Orthopaedic Surgery Center in Cedar City, Utah. He assumed his role as administrator in late 2012. He continues to practice as an OR nurse, in addition to his administrative roles. Cedar Orthopaedic Surgery Center is AAAHC accredited and offers orthopaedic surgery, spine surgery and pain management procedures.
Linda Phillips, RN, has been administrator at Southgate (Mich.) Surgery Center for 18 years. She oversaw the center's expansion from a single-OR, ophthalmic clinic to a four-OR, multispecialty clinic.
Heather Prince is the executive director of West Park Surgery Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. The surgery center is a joint venture between physician-owners and Blue Chip Surgical Center Partners. The center offers spine, neurosurgery and pain management procedures.
Michelle Punshon is the administrator of Pointe East Surgery Center. The surgery center is affiliated with ASD Management.
Raghu Reddy is the administrator of SurgCenter of Western Maryland. He has been with the surgery center of three years. The surgery center, partnered with SurgCenter Development, offers ENT, gastroenterology, general surgery, orthopedics, podiatry and pain management services. The ASC was established in 2011.
Anne Remm is the administrator of Miracle Hill Surgery Center in Omaha. She has more than 28 years of experience in nursing and more than 20 years of experience in surgical management. The surgery center is affiliated with Meridian Surgical Partners.
Gary Richberg, RN, BSN, CASC, is administrator at Pacific Rim Outpatient Surgery Center in Bellingham, Wash., a position he's held for more than eight years. He earned his CASC credential in 2003 and previously served as administrator of the Institute for Orthopaedic Surgery in Las Vegas.
Anne Roberts, RN, is the administrator of the Surgery Center of Reno (Nev.). Ms. Roberts joined the surgery center when it opened in February 2006 and became administrator in October 2006. The surgery center is a partnership between physicians, St. Mary's Hospital and Regent Surgical Health.
Tami Robinson, RN, BSN, MSN, CNOR, is administrator and director of nursing at Unity Surgical Center in Lafayette, Ind. The ASC was licensed by the state in 2001 and is a collaboration between Unity Healthcare and Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health.
Mary Rogers is the administrator of Premier Surgery Center of Sarasota (Fla.), an Ambulatory Surgical Centers of America center. The surgery center offers ENT, gastroenteorlogy, general surgery, oculoplastics, ophthalmology, orthopedics, plastic surgery and podiatry services. The center performed its first case in 2008.
Mary Ryan, MBA, CASC, is administrator at Tri-State Surgery Center in Dubuque, Iowa. She is a past AORN chapter president and founding member of the Iowa ASC Association. According to her staff, she strives for continuous improvement in clinical and financial operations.
Brian Rye, BS, ATC/L, CASC, has been CEO of Melbourne (Fla.) Surgery Center since June of 2008. The center is partially owned by Surgical Care Affiliates.
Phillip Santillanes, FACHE, has been administrator of Specialty Surgery Center in San Antonio, for more than two years. He has more than 17 years of experience in healthcare delivery systems in both hospital and ambulatory settings. He is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Glenda Satterly is the administrative director of the Kentucky Surgery Center in Lexington. Ms. Beasley has been with the center since 1990. The surgery center is affiliated with ASD Management.
Tona Savoie, RN, is the administrative director of the Bayou Region Surgical Center in Thibodaux, La. Ms. Savoie has been with the center since it opened in 2007. The center is managed by ASD Management.
Aaron Shechter oversees the Hackensack (N.J.) Endoscopy Center and the Endoscopy Center of Bergen County in Paramus, N.J. He recently managed the partnership of both centers with United Surgical Partners International and Hackensack (N.J.) University Medical Center. In 2013, Aaron won the CEO Award, which is an annual honor presented to a single USPI administrator.
Robert Schaal is the executive director of the Missouri Orthopaedic Institute in Columbia, Mo. It is central Missouri's largest freestanding orthopaedic center.Mr. Schaal, with a background in physical therapy, has introduced outpatient physical therapy to the center's offerings.
Lisa Schriver, RN, CNOR, is the administrator at Turks Head Surgery Center in Chester, Pa. The multispecialty surgery center is affiliated with Blue Chip Surgical Center Partners.
Vicki V. Schultz, RN, CASC, is president of Texas Health Women's Specialty Surgery Center in Dallas. She managed the development, partnership and building of the facility. She has spent more than 20 years in the ambulatory surgery center business and has been a board member and treasurer for the Texas Ambulatory Surgery Center Society.
Chandler Shirer is administrator at Franciscan Surgery Center in Indianapolis, a joint venture with Franciscan Alliance. Mr. Shirer has guided the center through a 33 percent volume increase in two years and adding orthopedics and neuro/spine specialties. He also worked to expand the ophthalmology service line and achieve accreditation.
Jim Sigler, CASC, has been administrator at Casper (Wyo.) Surgical Center for nearly 12 years. He has recently been instrumental in helping his center transition to providing 23-hour stays.
Amy Sinder is administrator at the independent, multispecialty CBC Surgery Center in Crown Point, Ind. The center is Joint Commission-accredited.
Rick Sizemore, RN, has been administrator at Spartanburg (S.C.) Surgery Center since 2009. The center is multispecialty and focuses on urology and hand procedure
Christine Slattery is the administrator and CEO of St. Louis Spine & Orthopedic Surgery Center, which is affiliated with Symbion. She has been with the center for more than six years. The facility offers spine, orthopedic and pain management procedures.
Janet Smith, RN, is the administrator of Lake Ridge (Va.) Ambulatory Surgery Center, a joint venture between Blue Chip Surgical Center Partners and Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center. The surgery center focuses on orthopedics, spine and pain management.
Steve Smith is the director of Surgery Center of Wisconsin Rapids (Wis.). He was previously circulating nurse when the center opened in 2006 and became the administrative director a year later. ASD Management manages the center, which added ophthalmology in 2011.
Natalie Soule, RN, MBA,CNOR, CASC, is administrator at Premier Orthopedic Surgery Center in Nashville, Tenn., and serves on the board of directors for the Tennessee ASC Association. The ASC includes orthopedics and sports medicine.
Tammy Surface is the administrator of New River Valley Surgery Center in Christiansburg, Va. The surgery center is a joint venture between ASD Management, physician owners, physician groups and Carilion New River Valley Medical Center.
Jill Thrasher, CASC, is administrator at Precision Surgery Center of Dallas, a position she has held since March 2008. The center is affiliated with Ambulatory Surgical Centers of America, which Ms. Thrasher credits as helping drive success. She is focused on benchmarking and facility improvement efforts.
Donna Tweed has been the administrator at The Endoscopy Center of Bucks County in Newton, Pa., for one year. The center is a joint venture between several physicians and Physicians Endoscopy.
Cynthia S. Vincent, RN, BSN, has been executive director of the Rex Surgery Center of Cary (N.C.) since 2010. She has 28 years of experience in the healthcare industry and in healthcare leadership in both hospital and ASC settings.
Charles Wallace is the administrator of the Surgical Center of Connecticut in Bridgeport. Mr. Wallace has been with the center since it first opened its doors in 2013. The center is affiliated with Merritt Healthcare.
Andrew Weiss, CASC, has served as the administrator of the Endo Center at Voorhees (N.J.) for more than 11 years. He is also a board member on the Board of Ambulatory Surgery Center Certification and a board member of ASCAPAC.
Scott Williams, CASC, has been administrator at Carnegie Hill Endoscopy in New York since 2011, prior to the center's 2012 opening. The center is a joint venture between Physicians Endoscopy and Mount Sinai/Beth Israel Medical Center in New York.
John Wipfler, JD, MBA, is CEO of OA Centers for Orthopedics in Portland, Maine, which includes an ambulatory surgery center. He has held the position since 2006 and previously served as CEO of Eyecare Medical Group in Portland. His additional experience includes time as executive director and general counsel of the Maine Health Care Finance Commission.
Cindy Young, RN, BSN, CASC, is the administrative director of Farmington (Mo.) Surgery Center. She has been with the center for 15 years. Ms. Young is also an Ambulatory Surgery Center Association board member.
Becky Ziegler-Otis, CASC, is administrator at Ambulatory Surgical Center of Stevens Point (Wis.), a position she has held since 2008. She reduced accounts receivable days at the center from 100 to around 40 days and helped implement online registration, which reduced staff labor costs.
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