Summerport Surgery Center, an affiliate of Orlando Health, earns spot on Newsweek’s America’s Best Ambulatory Surgery Centers 2024 list

Orlando, FL (November 8, 2023) Summerport Surgery Center, an affiliate of Orlando Health, has been recognized on Newsweek’s list of America’s Best Ambulatory Surgery Centers 2024. This award is presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider.

“Earning this recognition underscores our commitment to providing high-quality patient care,” said Neil Mangus, senior director of business development, ambulatory surgery centers, Orlando Health. “We are proud of the team at Summerport Surgery Center and their patient-centered approach to serving the Central Florida community.”

The America’s Best Ambulatory Surgery Centers 2024 list awards the leading ambulatory surgery centers in the United States based on quality of care, performance data and peer recommendations, relative to in-state competition.

Included ambulatory surgery centers operate exclusively for the purpose of providing surgical services to patients not requiring hospitalization and in which expected duration of services would not exceed 24 hours following an admission.

The 25 states with the most facilities, according to the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, were surveyed individually. The remaining states were grouped into four regions. Ambulatory surgery centers from these states were considered accordingly.

Statista publishes hundreds of worldwide industry rankings and company listings with high profile media partners. This research and analysis service is based on the success of, the leading data and business intelligence portal that provides statistics, business relevant data, and various market and consumer studies and surveys.

The awards list was announced on October 18th, 2023, and can currently be viewed on Newsweek’s website.


About Orlando Health

Orlando Health, headquartered in Orlando, Florida, is a not-for-profit healthcare organization with $9.2 billion of assets under management that serves the southeastern United States and Puerto Rico.

Founded more than 100 years ago, the healthcare system is recognized around the world for Central Florida’s only pediatric and adult Level I Trauma program as well as the only state-accredited Level II Adult Trauma Center in Pinellas County. It is the home of the nation’s largest neonatal intensive care unit under one roof, the only system in the southeast to offer open fetal surgery to repair the most severe forms of spina bifida, the site of an Olympic athlete training facility and operator of one of the largest and highest performing clinically integrated networks in the region. Orlando Health has pioneered life-changing medical research and its Graduate Medical Education program hosts more than 350 residents and fellows.

The 3,888-bed system includes 29 hospitals and emergency departments – 24 of which are currently operational with five coming soon. The system also includes nine specialty institutes, more than 100 adult and pediatric primary care practices, skilled nursing facilities, an in-patient behavioral health facility under the management of Acadia Healthcare, and more than 60 outpatient facilities that include imaging and laboratory services, wound care centers, home healthcare services in partnership with LHC Group, and urgent care centers in partnership with FastMed Urgent Care. More than 4,750 physicians, representing more than 100 medical specialties and subspecialties have privileges across the Orlando Health system, which employs more than 27,000 team members and more than 1,200 physicians.

In FY22, Orlando Health served nearly 142,000 inpatients and 3.9 million outpatients. The healthcare system provided more than $782 million in total value to the communities it serves in the form of charity care, community benefit programs and services, community building activities and more in FY 21, the most recent period for which this information is available. Additional information can be found at, or follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @orlandohealth.

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