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MEDNAX acquires anesthesiology and pediatric practices

MEDNAX acquired Anesthesiologists Associated, P.C., a private physician group practice that provides anesthesia services in the Chattanooga, Tenn. metropolitan area, and Pediatric Surgical and Associates, a pediatric surgery physician group practice serving the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and surrounding North Texas area. Both acquisitions were closed and effective as of December 31, 2012. Anesthesiologists Associated consists of 34 anesthesiologists, 100 anesthetists and 24 other clinical and administrative staff, providing anesthesia care at four hospitals and two surgery centers. Plano-based Pediatric Surgical and Associates includes six pediatric surgeons and 15 other clinical and administrative staff.