25 joint venture ASCs in 2019 — State-by-state breakdown

So far this year, 25 joint-venture partnerships have opened or announced ASCs.

A state-by-state breakdown of where the joint ventures are popping up:


Anchor Health Properties closed an investment in the 89,000-square-foot La Ronde Medical Centre, an outpatient medical center in Sun City. Anchor Health invested in the center through a joint venture with The Carlyle Group.


Greenbrae-based Marin Health Ventures leased 17,280 square feet in a medical office building to build a joint-venture ASC.


Steamboat Springs-based providers UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center and Steamboat Orthopaedic & Spine Institute are collaborating on an orthopedic ASC project.


Raleigh, N.C.-based Compass Surgical Partners formed Tampa-based Legacy Surgery Center in partnership with a group of physicians.

Compass Surgical Partners also opened Skyway Surgery Center in St. Petersburg in partnership with a group of independent neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons and pain management specialists.


Physician owners of Skyline Surgery Center partnered with Pocatello-based Portneuf Medical Center, Blackfoot-based Bingham Memorial Hospital and Idaho Falls-based Mountain View Hospital to form a joint venture.


Champaign Surgery Center opened Feb. 4, replacing the older Champaign SurgiCenter. The surgery center is a joint venture between Urbana-based Carle and Champaign-based Christie Clinic.


Surgical Care Affiliates will manage Indian Creek Ambulatory Surgery Center in Overland Park,  which is expected to open in June. Kansas City-based University of Kansas Health System and physician investors will jointly own and operate the multispecialty facility.


New York's Public Health and Health Planning Council approved OrthoNY, Albany ENT & Allergy Services PC, and St. Peter's Hospital's plan to build an $8.4 million outpatient surgery center. All organizations are based in Albany. 

Albany-based providers Albany Medical Center, Saratoga Hospital and Capital Region North teamed up to build an outpatient surgery center primarily devoted to joint surgeries. 

New York City-based Mount Sinai Ambulatory Ventures and Ridgefield, Conn.-based Merritt Healthcare applied for a certificate of need to build a $10.2 million, gastroenterology-focused ASC.

Buffalo-based providers Kaleida Health and Western New York Urology Associates are planning a $5 million ASC addition on Kaleida's Harlem Road facility.

A group of Buffalo-based neurosurgeons received preliminary approval for their $7.8 million neurosurgery-focused surgery center. 


Melrose-based Melrose-Wakefield Healthcare received state approval to build a $16 million ASC at Medford-based Lawrence Memorial Hospital. The ASC is a joint venture between Melrose-Wakefield and Worcester-based Shields Health Care.

Worcester-based management services organization Reliant Medical Group plans to develop a joint venture ASC in Natick with local physicians and Quincy-based Shields Health Care Group.

Boston-based Brigham Health and South Weymouth-based South Shore Health System are collaborating on a medical building development as part of a $1.6 billion redevelopment in Quincy. 


Medical Facilities Corp. and NueHealth partnered with St. Luke's Hospital in Chesterfield to develop a new ASC.


Vantage Surgery Center is offering same-day total joint replacement procedures after moving from Medford to a new building in Moorestown. Vantage is a joint venture between Virtua — a Marlton-based health system — and physician investors from Sewell-based Reconstructive Orthopedics, Voorhees-based Advanced Pain Consultants and Mount Holly-based Pain Care Associates.


A $7.1 million ASC with backing from Lenoir-based Caldwell UNC Health Care and a group of eight surgeons is slated for completion in August.


Sandusky-based Firelands Regional Medical Center is closing its ASC in June and reopening it in collaboration with NOMS Healthcare and Fisher-Titus Medical Center in Norwalk. 


Tulsa Bone & Joint Associates broke ground on the Union Pines Surgery Center, a joint venture with Tulsa-based St. John Medical Center.


The Bone and Joint Institute of Tennessee — a partnership between Franklin-based Williamson Medical Center and more than a dozen orthopedic surgeons — opened its new facility April 29.


Three organizations are teaming up to develop a $14 million medical office building and ASC in Suffolk. Construction on the joint venture involving Suffolk-based Lakeview Medical Center, Chesapeake-based Bayview Physicians Group, and Suffolk-based Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center began May 14.


Anchor Health Properties entered into a joint venture with a Carlyle Group affiliate to acquire three medical office buildings in Seattle: the Woodlands Medical Office Building and two buildings featuring The Doctors Clinic.


Towson, Md.-based SurgCenter Development is developing a spine ASC in Neenah, Wis., through a joint venture with physicians. The joint venture, Advanced Spine Center of Wisconsin, is expected to occupy the building in June.

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