NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Covenant Physician Partners announced the expansion of its footprint in Southern California with an ambulatory surgical center (ASC) merger in Los Angeles, Calif. “The merger of our St. Vincent Eye Surgery Center with Wilshire Center for Ambulatory Surgery expands upon our decade-long partnership with the physicians of St. Vincent,” said Andrew Ard, Covenant Physician Partners regional vice president. Located on Wilshire Boulevard in the heart of Los Angeles, the ASC has two operating rooms which offers Covenant’s combined 17 surgeons continued growth with increased capacity.

“This facility provides our physicians an additional state-of-the-art facility to perform laser-assisted eye surgery,” added Ard.

Covenant Physician Partners provides patient care in nine ambulatory surgery centers and seven physician practice locations throughout California. Backed by KKR, a global investment firm and health services investor, Covenant Physician Partners is a growing national network of leading physician practices across the outpatient care continuum through more than 65 ASCs and practices, spanning 20 states.