49 ASC transactions through the first 3 quarters of 2019

There were just over four dozen acquisitions and transactions involving ASCs, outpatient facilities or their properties in the first three quarters of 2019:

Buffalo, N.Y.-based Excelsior Orthopaedics purchased Sterling Medical Park in Orchard Park, N.Y., from gastroenterologist Mark St. Marie, MD, for $3.1 million.

Franklin, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems sold the Spartanburg, S.C., and Gaffney, S.C., branches of Mary Black Health System — as well as their physician clinics and outpatient businesses — to Spartanburg Regional Healthcare.

Cincinnati-based The Urology Group sold the property housing its headquarters and surgery center for $16.6 million. The Urology Group's 17,800-square-foot outpatient surgery center was part of the deal.

Flagship Healthcare Trust purchased several buildings from Lexington (Ky.) Clinic, including Lexington Clinic Ambulatory Surgery Center.

Albany (N.Y.) Medical Center absorbed The Vascular Group wholly.

Anchor Health Properties acquired a medical office property through a joint venture with Greenville (S.C.) Health System and Greenville-based Internal Medicine Associates. The building is IMA's flagship outpatient facility.

HealthCare Partners, a DaVita Medical Group affiliate based in El Segundo, Calif., acquired Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.-based Coastal Physicians Medical Group.

Dallas-based Healthcap Partners bought the Calumet City, Ill.-based Eyecare Service Partners Surgery Center and Medical Facility.

Cincinnati-based CEI Vision Partners acquired Toledo, Ohio-based surgical practice Retina Vitreous Associates for an undisclosed amount.

O'Fallon, Mo.-based Mercy Clinic acquired a 50-year-old orthopedic practice in Oklahoma City that includes an ASC.

Topeka, Kan.-based St. Francis Campus, a member of the University of Kansas Health System, purchased Tallgrass Surgical Center in Topeka.

Alpharetta, Ga.-based Eye Health America acquired Greenville, S.C.-based Donelson Eye Associates.

New York City-based Mount Sinai Health System's investment arm is taking a minority stake in a planned ASC.

Topeka-based Stormont Vail Health became a minority owner in Manhattan (Kan.) Surgical Hospital, a physician-owned facility, for an undisclosed amount.

Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic made $1 billion worth of strategic investments in 2018, including one in a surgery center project.

Belleville (Ill.) Surgical Center sought state permission to sell its two surgery centers in response to declining patient volumes.

Kokomo (Ind.) Surgical Group joined the 1,000-member provider group Community Physician Network.

SCF RC Funding IV purchased the building housing Little Rock-based Arkansas Maxillofacial Surgery Center for nearly $2.5 million.

Columbus (Ind.) Regional Health Physicians purchased the building housing New Albany-based Southern Indiana Gastroenterology's former practice for $600,000.

Montecito Medical Real Estate, a real estate holding company, closed on a multiholding medical office building portfolio transaction.

Wellspring Capital Management acquired Minneapolis-based Center for Diagnostic Imaging for an undisclosed amount.

CNL Healthcare Properties II sold the medical office building housing Overland Park, Kan.-based Mid-America Surgery Center to HCP Medical Office Buildings for $15.4 million.

Wheeling (W.Va.) Hospital closed Bellaire, Ohio-based Belmont Hospital and attempted to open an ASC in Bridgeport, Ohio.

Hollywood, Fla.-based Memorial Healthcare System acquired a children's health facility in Wellington, Fla., for $14.75 million.

Eye Health America acquired Carolinas Center for Sight, which is based in Florence, S.C.

Buffalo, N.Y.-based Catholic Health plans to acquire Sterling Surgical Center in Orchard Park, N.Y.

Omni Ophthalmic Management Consultants acquired an eye center with locations in Pennsylvania and Maryland.

Augusta, Ga.-based University Hospital announced plans to sell its stake in an Evans, Ga.-based ASC to an academic medical center.

Montecito Medical acquired a medical office building housing an ASC in Bedford, N.H.

Gadsden-based Northeast Alabama Eye Surgery Center proposed an ownership change involving a buyout of the ASC physician owners' assets, according to a proposal letter dated Jan. 31.

Meriden, Conn.-based MidState Medical Center applied for a certificate of need to take majority ownership of Milford (Conn.) Surgery Center.

Englewood, N.J.-based The Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders acquired Bergenfield Surgical Center, a nearby ASC with two operating rooms.

A Chicago-based private equity firm completed a strategic partnership with an Atlanta-based otolaryngology practice that includes seven locations and two affiliated ASCs.

East Paris Surgical Center occupies a Grand Rapids, Mich.-based medical complex that was recently listed for nearly $3 million.

Healthcare real estate private equity platform Hammes Partners purchased Gilbert, Ariz.-based Spectrum Medical Commons from Irgens for $17.75 million.

Flagship Healthcare Trust acquired Little Rock Diagnostic Clinic, the largest multispecialty practice in central Arkansas, for $34.8 million.

Nashville, Tenn.-based Covenant Surgical Partners entered into a partnership with Los Angeles-based De La Peña Eye Clinic, acquiring its five clinics and ASC.

Bay Area Oral Surgery Management acquired four surgery centers in California.

ABG Property 1 acquired a three-story medical office building in Los Alamitos, Calif., for $5.5 million.

Ophthalmology investment platform SightMD partnered with New York City-based Park Avenue Eye Institute.

The VisionPoint Eye Center, housing four Illinois eye care practices, opened in August.

A building housing the Indianapolis-based Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center and the practice's headquarters was sold to a joint venture.

Nashville-based Vanderbilt University Medical Center acquired Tennova Healthcare-Lebanon's two-campus facility, physician clinic operations and outpatient services in Lebanon, Tenn.

Broe Real Estate Group acquired Englewood, Colo.-based Dry Creek Medical Office Building for $15.6 million.

Talomon Capital, a London-based investment firm, bought about 2.6 million shares of Brentwood, Tenn.-based Surgery Partners.

LaSalle Investment Management bought Newport Beach, Calif.-based Newport Heights Medical Center, a two-building medical campus that houses an outpatient surgery center and multiple other tenants.

UPMC absorbed York, Pa.-based Leader Surgical Associates' surgeons and employees.

Lehigh Valley Health Network plans to acquire the assets of Coordinated Health, pending regulatory approval. Both health systems are based in Allentown, Pa.

Beverly Hills-based California Elite Pain & Spine Institute merged with BioHealth Pain Management.

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