Published on June 25, 2012 at 8:10 AM
MEDNAX, Inc., (NYSE:MD) today announced the acquisition of Florida
Atlantic Anesthesia, Inc., a physician group practice that provides
anesthesia services in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Florida Atlantic Anesthesia consists of 24 anesthesiologists and five
full-time anesthetists. The practice provides anesthesia services at
Holy Cross Hospital and Holy Cross HealthPlex, both located in Fort
Lauderdale. The Pediatrix division of MEDNAX is also an established
provider of NICU services at Holy Cross Hospital.
Florida Atlantic Anesthesia was founded in 1998 and provides anesthesia
services across a wide spectrum of subspecialty areas including
cardiology, orthopedics, endoscopy procedures and plastic surgery.
"As one of the area's leading anesthesiology practices, we realized we
needed to be prepared for today's changing healthcare environment," said
Alan Cordover, M.D., who will serve as the medical director of the
American Anesthesiology practice. "Being part of American
Anesthesiology's proven national group model will provide us with the
resources we need, such as research, education, technology,
infrastructure and administrative support, to allow us to focus on
superior clinical care and the best patient outcomes into the future."
Source: MEDNAX, Inc.