Jamison, PA, October 29, 2018—Physicians Endoscopy (PE), is pleased to announce the addition of three new GI ambulatory surgery center partnerships finalizing transactions between July and September 2018. These partnerships increase PE’s portfolio of affiliated centers to a total of 60 ASCs while also adding 26 new gastroenterologists to their coalition of 600+ GI partners across the country.
Limerick, PA, July 31, 2018—Physicians Endoscopy finalized a strategic partnership with the Endoscopy Associates of Valley Forge (EAVF), located in Limerick, Pennsylvania. EAVF is a three-room ambulatory surgery center specializing in gastroenterology. The center opened for operations in 2007, and currently performs over 5,600 procedures annually. Upon finalizing the partnership, two additional community GI physicians were recruited to the center, significantly increasing center utilization. Dr. Elizabeth Rock serves as the center’s Medical Director. EAVF represents PE’s fifth center in Pennsylvania.
Chalfont, PA, August 18, 2018—Gastrointestinal Associates, Inc., of Rydal, PA, is the area’s largest GI physician practice serving Montgomery and Bucks Counties as well as Philadelphia. The 17-physician group along with PE opened Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Center (GEC) which includes an adjacent satellite professional practice. GIEC is a Joint Commission accredited, two-room ASC, estimated to perform 6,000 procedures annually. PE spearheaded the development and construction process taking less than one year to complete and obtain center licensure. Dr. Joseph Bruno serves as the center’s Medical Director. GEC represents PE’s sixth center in Pennsylvania.
Bethesda, MD, September 30, 2018 – The physician owners of Bethesda Endoscopy Center (BEC) recently concluded an acquisition partnership with Physicians Endoscopy. The 15 GI physicians represent multiple medical practices spread throughout the greater Washington, DC metro area. BEC is a three-room, licensed ASC performing over 8,400 annual procedures. Dr. Gary Roggin serves as the center’s medical director. BEC represents PE’s second center in Maryland.
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