Surgical Care Affiliates Partners With The Surgery Center at Doral

Deerfield, Illinois, UNITED STATES

DEERFIELD, Ill., Dec. 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Surgical Care Affiliates, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCAI) (“SCA”), a leader in the outpatient surgery industry, has partnered with The Surgery Center at Doral (“SCD”) effective December 1, 2016. This partnership establishes SCA’s presence in the Miami market as SCA continues to strategically collaborate with physicians and health plans to provide patients access to high quality surgical care at a lower cost. With the addition of SCD, SCA now operates 16 surgical facilities in the state of Florida.

“We are thrilled to partner with the physicians of SCD to serve the outpatient surgical needs of its community,” said Rena Courtay, vice president for SCA. “This partnership is SCA’s first in the Miami-Dade market and it will be integral as we strive to provide high quality, low cost surgical care throughout the state of Florida.”

“Our organization is excited to partner with SCA,” said Dr. Alejandro Badia, founding partner at SCD. “We chose to partner with SCA because they will be a valuable strategic partner as we continue to provide and grow orthopedic outpatient care through innovative initiatives, including inbound medical tourism, worker’s compensation outreach and networking with OrthoNOW urgent care centers. SCD has a reputation of providing high quality surgical services to the Miami community and this partnership with SCA will help us continue that legacy and further our reach in the community."

About: The Surgery Center at Doral (SCD)

SCD is a multi-specialty surgery center located in Doral, Fla. This physician-led facility consists of 10 physician partners specializing in orthopedics, podiatry, spine, pain management, and general surgery. It is now jointly owned by SCA and physician partners.

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 September 30, 2016, SCA operated 205 surgical facilities, including ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals, in partnership with approximately 3,000 physicians.  For more information on SCA, visit


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