18 ASCs opened or announced in September

Here are 18 ASCs that were opened or announced this month:

1. Integrated Pain Associates is converting a sports medicine and spine practice in Abilene, Texas, into a new ASC at a cost of $3 million.

2. A new Roanoke Valley Center for sight location opened in Martinsville, Va,. Sept. 26. The site includes a dedicated center for cataract surgery that can handle up to 30 surgeries a day.

3. Construction has wrapped up on a $6 million ASC project in Florida. The 9,850-square-foot Outpatient Surgery Center of Central Florida is a hybrid ASC and office built on roughly 4 acres of land.

4. Construction of an orthopedic ASC in Granite Falls, N.C., has wrapped up. The development was handled by Flagship Healthcare properties for Prime Surgical Suites, an affiliate of Caldwell UNC Healthcare.

5. Work on the joint venture Grass Lake (Mich.) Surgery Center is progressing according to plan. The center is being built by a group of local neuro and orthopedic surgeons, who partnered with Detroit-based Henry Ford Allegiance Health and Brighton, Mich.-based Advanced Orthopedic Specialists.

6. A building in Snohomish, Wash., will be remodeled to house a dental surgery center. Station 19 bought the 9,660-square-foot professional space for $4.5 million and will open a surgery center in the building, but the center also will house other dental tenants.

7. Missoula, Mont.-based Providence St. Patrick Hospital started work on a $126 million outpatient building that will include an ASC. 

8. Brentwood, Tenn.-based Surgery Partners completed its new ASC in St. Charles, Ill.

9. Doylestown (Pa.) Surgery Center is expected to open in mid-2020. The multispecialty center will occupy about 19,000 square feet, with offerings including orthopedics, ophthalmology and pain management.

10. Phoenix-based National Cardiovascular Management is developing a medical campus that will feature a multispecialty ASC. The project is on track for completion in February 2020, according to Tim Cozatt, COO of National Cardiovascular Management and former COO of telemedicine startup Akos MD. 

11. NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst (N.Y.) began construction on a $5.5 million, 5,000-square-foot ASC. The New York City Council is funding the project, which entails a new operating room, four procedure rooms and 18 preoperative and postoperative beds. Construction is slated for completion in spring 2021.

12. A $5.5 million multispecialty ASC project broke ground in the borough of Queens in New York City. The ASC, which is being buily by NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst, will be 5,000 square feet. There will be four procedure rooms, an operating room and 18 beds for patients to use before and after surgery. 

13. Bellin Orthopedic Surgery Center in Green Bay, Wis., completed a 13,000-square-foot expansion that added two operating rooms, three extended-stay rooms, 10 orthopedic exam rooms, a procedure room and three cast rooms. The surgery center's radiology and lab areas also were expanded.

14. A group of more than a dozen surgeons is seeking permission to establish a $4.6 million ASC in Nashville, Tenn. Centennial Medical Center's Adam Pitts, DDS, chief of oral-maxillofacial surgery, filed a certificate of need request for the project with the Tennessee Health Services and Development Agency.

15. Rochester, N.Y.-based Cornerstone Eye Associates broke ground on a new ASC Sept. 5.

16. Lenoir, N.C.-based Caldwell UNC Health Care will soon open an outpatient surgery center in Granite Falls, N.C.

17. Knoxville, Tenn.-based Tennova Healthcare received state approval for its multispecialty ASC project in Talbott, Tenn. Tennova estimates the center will open in 2021, pending regulatory approval.

18. A new ASC is in development at the Baton Rouge (La.) General's Center for Health. The ASC will be in the same building as a newly opened Interventional Pain Institute facility on the first floor.


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