Surgicalist program provider, SAMGI (Surgical Affiliates Management Group, Inc.), and Centura St. Anthony Hospital, Lakewood CO, announced an agreement to create a trauma and acute care surgicalist program at that facility. SAMGI’s unique surgicalist model is built around board-certified trauma and acute care surgical teams that deliver 24/7/365 always on-duty emergency surgical care, as well as fully staffed follow-up clinics for post-discharge patient care.

“Our goal is to not only meet the needs of our facility and our medical staff, but most important, meet the needs of the entirety of our community’s surgical patients,” said Centura St. Anthony CEO, Kevin Jackson. “We chose SAMGI not only because of their deep, proven and qualified reputation and experience in trauma and acute care surgery services, but also because of their ability to scale their services to meet our growing needs.”

“The already high stress emergency department is not immune to being hit by today’s physician shortage. More and more healthcare facilities have been looking to us to provide always-on-duty emergency surgical coverage,” said SAMGI President and CEO Lynette A. Scherer, MD, FACS. “We’re excited to add Centura St. Anthony to our growing list of partner hospitals and seamlessly integrate our surgicalist team into their organization to ensure that they meet their community’s critical service requirements.”

About Centura St. Anthony Hospital

St. Anthony Hospital is a full-service, acute care hospital designated as a Level I Trauma Center and Comprehensive Stroke Center. A primary receiving center for the region’s most seriously ill and injured patients, it is the headquarters for Flight for Life® Colorado, an international model for air and ground transport services.

Founded in 1893, St. Anthony Hospital moved to its eco-conscious Lakewood campus in 2011. Today, this state-of-the-art facility, its patient-oriented processes, and advanced technology support physicians and associates across multiple award-winning areas of care. Visit the Centura St. Anthony Hospital website.


Surgical Affiliates Management Group, Inc. (SAMGI) is setting the standard for surgicalist performance. Founded in 1996, SAMGI is a leader in providing board-certified surgeons, healthcare providers and medical directors for in-house trauma, acute care, orthopedic, neurosurgery, urology, GI and general surgery services for communities and hospital systems. Peer-reviewed results published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons have demonstrated that SAMGI’s evidence-based, care standardized programs deliver long-term excellence in patient care and optimization of overall hospital performance by improving hospital workflow, efficiency and patient outcomes. Learn more at:

For more information contact:

Chris Brown

Chief Sales Officer

Surgical Affiliates Management Group, Inc.

(916) 621-6440

Lindsay Radford

Director, External & Field Communications

Centura St. Anthony Hospital

(720) 215-9662

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