Compass welcomes new physician partners to its Safety Harbor Surgery Center

safetyharborClearwater, FL (January 15, 2014) - Compass Surgical Partners, LLC, today announced that Safety Harbor Surgery Center, its ASC located in Clearwater, Florida, has successfully completed a resyndication. On January 1, 2014, a group of pain management physicians, anchored by Dr. George Panagakos and Dr. Lee Ann Brown acquired an ownership stake in the surgery center, alongside Compass Surgical Partners and several other community based physicians.

"We are excited to welcome our new partners and look forward to working with each of them as we reposition Safety Harbor Surgery Center in the competitive southwest Florida market," commented Sean Rambo, Founding Partner of Compass Surgical Partners LLC and Board Member of Safety Harbor Surgery Center, LLC. "The Safety Harbor Surgery Center is a solid partnership that we believe is greatly enhanced by the addition of these well respected clinicians. We look forward to continuing to execute upon our growth strategy for the surgery center and the greater Tampa market."

Since Compass' involvement in the Safety Harbor Surgery Center in mid-2013, the center has seen a dramatic increase in surgical volume, an expanded physician partnership base and a positive financial recovery and progression. These newly announced physician partnerships continue the Center's recent trend of positive growth and promises a strong financial outlook for the center