ASCA "Founding Father" Dr. Wallace Reed Dies

Co-founder of the first freestanding ambulatory surgery center in the United States Wallace Reed, MD, recently passed away at the age of 97, according to an ASCA News report.

Dr. Wallace was also a "founding father" of ASCA and an advocate for ASCs. Along with his partner, John Ford, MD, Dr. Wallace opened an ASC in Phoenix in 1970 and worked to promote the ASC industry throughout his life.

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