Operations Leader Riley Orr Joins Compass as Market President

January 18, 2021 - Raleigh, N.C. – Compass Surgical Partners has expanded its operations team and hired Riley Orr as RIley OrrMarket President. Riley will be based in Raleigh and oversee partnerships throughout the State as well as many Compass strategic partnerships in other markets.

Sean Rambo, Compass COO and President, said, “Riley will expand our ability to strategically manage and grow our partnerships, bringing immense value to our operations team. His expertise combined with his character will prove indispensable to the continued health of our existing partnerships and the evolution of our new partnerships. We are truly excited he is joining our leadership team.”

An accomplished surgery center operator, Orr spent several years with United Surgical Partners (USPI). As one of their key operators in the Dallas market he oversaw as many as 11 centers, including a key component of their joint venture with Baylor Health System.

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A Successful ASC Partnership Might Need Just 4 Surgeons

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Scott Bacon

January 19, 2021 - As I interact with surgeons across the country regarding their involvement in an ambulatory surgery center (ASC), I continue to hear certain questions. Answers to these questions tend to be ‘common sense’ for someone who develops ASCs, but I realized this guidance is not always readily available to surgeons and industry partners.

Based on this, I am rolling out ‘Insights from an ASC Expert.’ This column will provide ASC development expertise to surgeons interested in learning more about this growing healthcare niche. If you have a topic or question you would like answered in a future ‘Insights’ column, feel free to email me directly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

And without further ado, I welcome you to the inaugural ‘Insights from an ASC Expert’ column:

How many surgeon partners do I need to form a new ASC partnership?

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Dialysis Provider Executive Joins Compass as New CFO

December 2, 2020 - Raleigh, N.C. – Dialysis provider executive Marissa Freedman joins Compass Surgical PartnersFreedman 2020 as new Chief Financial Officer.

Driven by joint and spine surgeons, Compass’ unique market approach has led to significant growth. Freedman will provide direct finance leadership to support that growth. Additionally, Freedman will have broad strategic authority as a member of the Compass executive team.

“World class surgeons deserve world class resources,” says Compass CEO DJ Hill. “As we seek to further advance our ability to provide stellar services to our partners, we are thrilled to have someone of Marissa’s caliber join our team.”

Freedman will oversee a broad array of finance and key services that enable Compass to deliver industry leading results on behalf of its partnerships. She joins Compass after successful executive roles at DaVita Kidney Care that spanned finance, operations, and strategy across the South-East, Mid-Atlantic, and Mid-West.

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Tradition Surgery Center breaks records

November 12, 2020 - Among Newsweek's Best ASCs. Record-breaking volumes in October. TSC Photo2A 3 Year Anniversary. 

Tradition Surgery Center is on a roll.

Our partner surgeons put in the hard work, bringing cases to the center. Administrator Laurie Wamsley created an environment of honesty and collaboration. Congratulations to all partners and staff at Tradition for a spectacular month.

Capital City Surgery Center named 2021 Best ASC in North Carolina

October 30, 2020 - Per Newsweek, Capital City Surgery Center named 2021 Best ASC in North Carolina! Capital City Photo

Our physician partners work tirelessly to ensure the highest quality care for their patients. We're proud to work with them and with WakeMed at CCSC.

Patients increasingly prefer ASC care. With our partners at CCSC, we strive to continually improve each person's experience.

Congratulations to the team at CCSC!

Click this link to see the rest of the list (for NC and 24 other states) as well as methodology for the ranking.

Our mission is to create high-value partnerships that provide exceptional surgical services to the local communities and provide a positive return on investment to each partner.

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