NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (September 8, 2016) – Sheridan, the Physician Services division of AMSURG Corp. (NASDAQ: AMSG), has further expanded its anesthesiology services business and entered the Southern California market with its acquisition of Ambulatory Anesthesia Associates, Inc. (AAA) and Genesis Anesthesia Services, Inc. (Genesis). The combined group employs 27 physicians covering six independent facilities, with Marina Del Rey Hospital representing its largest relationship.
Robert J. Coward, President of Physician Services, noted, “Sheridan’s acquisition of AAA and Genesis represents an important expansion of our ambulatory anesthesia business, provides initial entry into the Southern California market and further strengthens our presence in California as a whole. We are proud this outstanding group of clinicians has chosen Sheridan as its partner in delivering excellent patient care and outstanding service to client surgical facilities.”
AMSURG’s Ambulatory Services Division acquires, develops and operates ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) in partnership with physicians throughout the U.S. AMSURG’s Physician Services Division, Sheridan (which includes its affiliates), provides outsourced physician services in multiple specialties to hospitals, ASCs and other healthcare facilities throughout the U.S., primarily in the areas of anesthesiology, radiology, children’s services and emergency medicine. Through these businesses as of June 30, 2016, AMSURG owned and operated 258 ASCs and one surgical hospital in 34 states and the District of Columbia and provided physician services to more than 530 healthcare facilities in 32 states. AMSURG has partnerships with, or employs, over 6,000 physicians and other healthcare professionals in 40 states and the District of Columbia.