First Coast Surgery Center opened recently in Jacksonville, Fla.
What you should know:
1. First Coast Surgery Center is an affiliate of Deerfield, Ill.-based Surgical Care Affiliates.
2. KaShondra Smith serves as the surgery center's CEO. Ms. Smith graduated from the Hattiesburg-based University of Southern Mississippi with a Bachelor of Science in public health/health policy and administration. She earned a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Science in health administration at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
3. First Coast Surgery Center has a team of seven orthopedic surgeons specializing in areas including foot and ankle care, sports medicine, spine surgery, and total hip and knee replacements.
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