Surgical Care Affiliates Partners With Surgery Center of Chevy Chase

DEERFIELD, Ill., Aug. 17, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Surgical Care Affiliates, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCAI) (“SCA”), a leader in the outpatient surgery industry, has been chosen to partner with Surgery Center of Chevy Chase (“SCCC”). This investment brings SCA's presence in Maryland to six locations and aligns SCA with an additional 24 high-quality physicians.

“We are excited to partner with the physicians of SCCC and further expand SCA’s presence within greater Washington, D.C.,” said Tim Buono, group vice president of development for SCA. “This investment is part of a continued effort to identify and develop relationships with top tier physicians across Maryland and provide patients with high-quality surgical care at a significantly lower cost.”

“Our organization is thrilled to partner with SCA and looks forward to a very collaborative relationship,” said Dr. Sunjay Berdia, chairman of the board and physician partner at SCCC. “With SCA as a strategic thought partner, we can build on our success by leveraging SCA’s best-in-class operational infrastructure, clinical expertise and growth strategies.”

About Surgery Center of Chevy Chase

Surgery Center of Chevy Chase is a patient focused and physician-led outpatient surgery center in Chevy Chase, Maryland. SCCC provides a comprehensive suite of surgical services, including Orthopedics, Otolaryngology (ENT), Pain Management, Plastics, Podiatry, Spine, and Urology. It is now jointly owned by SCA and physician investors.

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 June 30, 2016, SCA operated 201 surgical facilities, including ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals, in partnership with approximately 3,000 physicians. For more information on SCA, visit

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

Source:Surgical Care Affiliates, LLC