DEERFIELD, Ill., May 02, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The physician members of Dublin Surgery Center (“DSC”) in Dublin, Ohio have partnered with Surgical Care Affiliates, Inc. (“SCA”), effective May 1, 2016. The partnership operates an ambulatory surgery center that represents an important access point for high-quality, low-cost surgical services in Dublin, a northern suburb of Columbus, Ohio. The partnership represents SCA’s first equity investment in Columbus, Ohio and the opportunity to partner with 14 high-quality physicians.

“We are very excited to bring the scale and expertise of SCA to support our new physician partners at DSC and to strengthen the independent physician community in Columbus,” said Cory Roberts, Senior Vice President for SCA. “Our partnership reinforces DSC’s ability to provide high-quality surgical care to Columbus-area residents at a significantly lower cost.”

“DSC has been an important part of the Dublin community, and we are excited to begin a new chapter in partnership with SCA,” said Dr. Roger Amigo, physician partner at DSC. “We appreciate our ability to continue serving our patients in an independent setting and look forward to working with SCA to enhance the value DSC provides.”

About Dublin Surgery Center

Dublin Surgery Center is a physician-led outpatient surgery center dedicated to the highest quality surgical care for each of its patients. DSC provides a full suite of outpatient surgical services, including podiatry, urology, gastroenterology, gynecology, pain management, orthopedics, ophthalmology and proctology. It is 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, physician groups and health systems across the country to develop and optimize surgical facilities.  As of December 31, 2015, SCA operated 193 surgical facilities, including ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals, in partnership with approximately 2,800 physicians.  For more information on SCA, visit

CONTACT: Press Contact:
Leslie Wachsman
Vice President, Finance & Investor Relations
Surgical Care Affiliates
(847) 267-9823