Surgical Care Affiliates, Inc. (SCA), is one of the largest providers of outpatient surgery in the United States. Based in Deerfield, Illinois, the company has a network of 210 ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) in 35 states performing 1 million procedures a year. Since March 2017, the company is part of Optum.

SCA creates partnerships between health plans, physician groups, and health systems, to acquire, develop and optimize surgical facilities.SCA’s affiliated physicians provide a range of surgical services, including orthopedics, ophthalmology, gastroenterology, pain management, otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat, or ENT), urology, spine, cardiology, and gynecology, as well as other general surgery procedures.

In 2015, SCA was named one of Becker’s ASC Review’s “Best Places to Work in Healthcare”