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MEDNAX Announces Acquisition of Anesthesiology Practice in New York

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 20, 2016-- MEDNAX, Inc. (NYSE: MD), today announced the acquisition of Central New York (CNY) Anesthesia Group, P.C., a private physician group practice based in Syracuse, N.Y. The practice was acquired by one of the company's affiliated professional contractors in New York.

Established in 1981, CNY Anesthesia Group is a private practice that employs 44 full time equivalent clinicians (29 anesthesiologists, 13 anesthetists and 2 nurse practitioners). The practice provides a wide range of anesthesia care in Onondaga County and the town of Hamilton, N.Y. including general surgery, orthopedic, obstetric, plastic/reconstructive and ophthalmology. CNY Anesthesia Group provides services to Crouse Hospital network which includes Crouse Hospital, Madison Irving Surgery Center and Physicians Office Building Surgery Center. In addition, services are also provided to Community Memorial Hospital and Camillus Surgery Center.

“Joining an organization with the size, scope, reputation and infrastructure of MEDNAX gives our practice the support needed to steadily navigate today’s rapidly changing healthcare environment while maintaining the clinical autonomy of our practice,” said Robert Black, M.D., who will serve as medical director for the practice. “We look forward to participating in and benefiting from MEDNAX’s research, education and quality programs which will benefit our patients and position us for long-term growth.”

This acquisition adds to the services MEDNAX provides in New York through its affiliated professional contractors across multiple specialties which include anesthesiology, neonatology, newborn hearing screen and radiology.

This was a cash transaction and it is expected to be immediately accretive to earnings. No additional terms of the transaction were disclosed.

With this acquisition, 13 physician group practices have become part of MEDNAX in 2016.


MEDNAX, Inc. is a national health solutions partner comprised of the nation's leading providers of physician services. Physicians and advanced practitioners practicing as part of MEDNAX are reshaping the delivery of care within their specialties and subspecialties, using evidence-based tools, continuous quality initiatives, clinical research and telemedicine to enhance patient outcomes and provide high-quality, cost-effective care. The Company was founded in 1979, and today, through its affiliated professional corporations, MEDNAX provides services through a network of more than 3,575 physicians in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. In addition to its national physician network, MEDNAX provides services to healthcare facilities and physicians in over 40 states through two complementary businesses, consisting of a revenue cycle management company and a consulting services company. Additional information is available at

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Source: MEDNAX, Inc.

Charles Lynch, 954-384-0175, x 5692
Vice President, Strategy and Investor Relations