Surgical Care Affiliates invests in Midlands Orthopaedics Surgery Center

Surgical Care Affiliates, a part of OptumCare's network of healthcare providers and services, invested in Columbia, S.C.-based Midlands Orthopaedics Surgery Center. 

 

"We are proud to partner with SCA because we share a commitment to transform healthcare delivery in South Carolina by offering innovative, high quality and cost-effective care options," said Midlands Orthopaedics & Neurosurgery CEO AnnMargaret McCraw. Surgeons offer total and partial knee replacement, total hip replacement and hip resurfacing, total shoulder replacement and spinal fusion and disc replacement at Midlands Orthopaedics Surgery Center.

The ASC also offers smaller orthopedic procedures, including fracture repair, carpal tunnel and bunion surgeries.

"Midlands Surgery Center is one of the most comprehensive and cost-effective options for orthopedic and spine surgery in South Carolina. We are excited to partner with the physicians of Midlands Orthopaedics & Neurosurgery to serve the community's outpatient surgical needs," said Nicole Semeraro, regional vice president for SCA in South Carolina.

This investment is SCA's second ASC investment in October; the company announced an investment in Brandon (Fla.) Ambulatory Surgery Center on Oct. 16. SCA has been growing rapidly in 2017, adding six ASCs to its network so far this year with another de novo center expected to open by the end of the year. All together, the company has affiliations with more than 200 surgical facilities in partnership with around 3,000 physicians.

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