Surgical Care Affiliates Has Been Chosen to Partner With Grove Place Surgery Center in Vero Beach, Florida

DEERFIELD, Ill., June 06, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Surgical Care Affiliates, Inc. (“SCA”), today announced that it has been selected by the physician members of Grove Place Surgery Center (Grove Place) in Vero Beach, Florida to become a partner, effective June 2, 2016. The partnership operates an ambulatory surgery center (ASC) that represents an important access point for surgical services for the Vero Beach community. As of March 31, 2016, SCA operates 194 surgical facilities across the country, including 16 ASCs in partnerships with more than 190 physicians in Florida.

“We are excited that the physician-owners of Grove Place chose to partner with SCA and look forward to working with them to continue providing excellent healthcare to the residents of Vero Beach. Our partnership reinforces Grove Place’s position as a local leader in providing a high-quality, lower cost alternative for outpatient procedures,” said Rena Courtay, who leads SCA’s Florida operations.

“The Grove Place physician partners selected SCA for their ability to work collaboratively with health plans to provide cost effective care to the community we serve. We expect to take advantage of SCA’s national experience in creating innovative approaches to providing surgical services,” noted Dr. Mel Richardson, the Grove Place medical director and a physician partner. “We look forward to strengthening our position as an important provider in the market by partnering with SCA.”

About the Grove Place Surgery Center
Grove Place Surgery Center is a physician-led, outpatient surgery center that offers its community a safe, convenient, high-quality alternative to hospital-based surgery. The Center is licensed by the State of Florida and accredited by a national organization that sets safety and quality standards for ambulatory surgery centers. The center serves patients requiring surgical procedures in the areas of General Surgery, Orthopedics, Otorhinolaryngology (ENT), Pain Management, and Podiatry.

About Surgical Care Affiliates
SCA (NASDAQ:SCAI), a leader in the outpatient surgery industry, strategically partners with health plans, medical groups and health systems across the country to develop and optimize surgical facilities. As of March 31, 2016, SCA operated 194 surgical facilities, including ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals, in partnership with approximately 2,800 physicians. For more information on SCA, visit

Press Contact: Alison S. Donnelly Director, External Communications Surgical Care Affiliates (847) 420-3822

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