SurgCenter Development Team

Principals

Stacey Berner, MD, MBA

Principal | Managing Partner | Chief Executive Officer
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W. Chris Urban, MD

Principal | Managing Partner | Chief Development Officer
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Greg Fox, MD

Principal | Managing Partner | Chief Operating Officer
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Tony Rhorer, MD

Principal | Managing Partner
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Vivek Sood, MD

Principal | Managing Partner
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Philip Facchina, MBA

Principal | Chief Strategy Officer
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Gregory George, MD, PHD

Founding Principal
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Sean O'Neal

Founding Principal
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William Gueck, MD

Principal
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Steven Hammerstrom, DPM

Principal
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Christine Merryman

Principal
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Executive Team

Sara Bressman

Executive Vice President of Operations

Ian Friedman, JD

Executive Vice President & General Counsel

Stephanie Leventis, BSN, RN, CNOR

Executive Vice President of Development

Emily McCarthy

Executive Vice President of Strategic Initiatives

Midwest Region

Heather Abelmann, BSBA, RNFA

Regional Director of Operations - Midwest Region

Elaine Auen

Regional Director of Operations -Midwest Region

Linda Giedroc, MSN, RN, CASC

Regional Director of Operations -Midwest Region

Melissa McSherry, RN

Regional Director of Operations -Midwest Region

Northeast Region

Jennifer Eason, RN, CASC

Vice President of Operations -Northeast Region

Amy Cox, CASC

Regional Director of Operations - Northeast Region

Pat Jepsen, MBA, RN, CASC

Regional Director of Operations - Northeast Region

Danielle McKenzie

Regional Director of Operations - Northeast Region

Kandice Wankel

Regional Director of Operations - Northeast Region

Southeast Region

Tracey Doyle, MHA, RN

Vice President of Operations -Southeast Region

Ellen Kluesner

Regional Director of Operations - Southeast Region

Christie Moses, BSN, RN

Regional Director of Operations - Southeast Region

Dana Yocum, BSN, RN

Regional Director of Operations -Southeast Region

West Region

Eric Zinckgraf

Vice President of Operations - West Region

Jonathan Katz, MBA, RN

Regional Director of Operations - West Region

Royce Pickett, MSN, RN, CNOR

Regional Director of Operations - West Region

Corporate Team

Jason Marnin

Vice President of ASC Facility Development

Dimitre Ouzounov

Vice President of Financial Analysis

Alicia Ahearn

Director of Operations Resources

Kathryn Ball

Associate Counsel

Amy Maddox

Director of Operations Resources

Michelle Sortor

Development Coordinator

Erin Stiver

Director of Corporate Services

Accounting Team

Duane Clark

Vice President of Operations Accounting

Sherri Underwood

Vice President of Corporate Accounting

Emily Cherry

Director of Accounting

Julie Dawson

Director of Accounting - Midwest Region

Kathy Prindle

Director of Accounting - Southeast Region

Jared Winburn

Director of Accounting - West Region

News

Wisconsin Specialty Surgery Center Performs 10,000th Case

April 18, 2019
SurgCenter Development facility, Wisconsin Specialty Surgery Center, performed its 10,000th surgical procedure this month. The center, located in Kenosha, WI, performed first cases in August 2014.

Which ASC Company Has Grown the Most in 2017

October 12, 2017
In February, SurgCenter Development opened its 100th center: Grand Rapids (Mich.) Surgical Suites. The company now has 105 centers after signing on 17 new de novo centers and licensing eight ASCs this year. SurgCenter Development centers focus on orthopedics, otorhinolaryngology and occuloplastics. The company's facilities treat more than 190,000 patients annually and provided around 7,000 joint replacements in 2016.
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