We represented Sheridan, the Physician Services division of AmSurg Corp. (NASDAQ: AMSG), in its acquisition of Northside Anesthesiology Consultants, LLC (NAC), which marks Sheridan's initial entry into the anesthesia specialty in the Atlanta, Georgia, market, as well as the entire state. NAC has 60 physicians providing care in the market and is the exclusive provider of anesthesiology for Northside Hospital Healthcare System, which owns and operates three acute care hospitals and 24 associated sites throughout the greater Atlanta market.
AmSurg's Ambulatory Services Division acquires, develops and operates ambulatory surgery centers in partnership with physicians throughout the U.S. AmSurg's Physician Services Division, Sheridan, provides outsourced physician services in multiple specialties to hospitals, ASCs and other healthcare facilities throughout the U.S., primarily in the areas of anesthesiology, children's services, emergency medicine and radiology. Through these businesses, as of September 30, 2015, AmSurg owned and operated 253 ASCs and one surgical hospital in 34 states and provided physician services to more than 360 healthcare facilities in 27 states. AmSurg has partnerships with, or employs, over 5,000 physicians in 38 states and the District of Columbia.