Number of Medicare-certified ASCs by specialty type: 9 key statistics to know

Ophthalmology centers are one of the most prevalent types of single-specialty ASCs in the U.S., according to an Ambulatory Surgery Center Association graphic based on 2017 data from CMS.

Medicare-certified, single-specialty ASCs in each specialty:

1. Ophthalmology: 704
2. Other: 595
3. Endoscopy: 594
4. Pain: 258
5. Plastic surgery: 179
6. Podiatry: 128
7. OB-GYN: 35
8. Dental: 33
9. Otolaryngology: 30

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