Partners For Improving Outcomes
for Patients and Surgeons

American Surgical Professionals partners with surgeons to provide consistent, reliable Surgical Assistants in any hospital surgeons have privileges. Tap the capabilities you need, when and where you need them.

Top 5 Reasons to Trust American Surgical Professionals (ASP) to Provide Skilled Surgical Assistants


Gain a Consistent Surgical Assistant Pool – Whenever You Need Them

Access Surgical Assistants with whom you’ve previously engaged, 24×7, wherever you practice.

Whenever possible, American Surgical Professionals will match you with a consistent Surgical Assistant, whether you need specific, deep skills or a broad range of capabilities.

  • Benefit from skilled Surgical Assistants that learn how you work, to better assist you
  • Ensure you always have a reliable professional on your team, any time, any place
  • Rely on ASP to secure Surgical Assistant credentials wherever you have privileges

Perform Surgeries faster, for Better Outcomes

Speed through surgeries with specialists who know your procedures.

Research indicates that operations involving skilled Surgical Assistants are typically completed 30% faster* than when supported by nurses or Surgical Technicians. Surgical Assistants enable you to:

  • Shorten your surgery times to reduce the risk of infection
  • Help more patients by performing more procedures per day
  • Minimize patient time under anesthesia, reducing risks and cost

* Source: Bohm, et al: “Experience with Physician Assistants in a Canadian arthroplasty program,” Canadian Journal of Surgery, Vol. 53, No. 2, April 2010.


Offload Surgical Assistant cost whenever possible to insurance companies.

ASP bills insurance companies directly for all applicable procedures.

  • Realize the benefits of Surgical Assistant coverage, at no cost to you for applicable procedures
  • Offload cumbersome paperwork to ASP – we handle billing and third-party interactions
  • Leave patient billing and explanation to ASP for deductible or direct costs for Surgical Assistants

Offload Surgical Assistant  Management
to ASP

Benefit from ASP scheduling, managing, and paying credentialed professionals for your practice.

The Surgical Assistants we provide to you are ASP salaried employees.

  • Outsource recruitment, retention, training, credentialing, and management to ASP
  • Streamline scheduling – ASP ensures proficient coverage to meet your requirements
  • Rely on ASP to monitor Surgical Assistant performance and adjust as needed


Team with an organization that truly understands Surgery, Surgeons, and Healthcare Delivery.

Our management team includes experienced professionals in all aspects of surgical management.

  • Hospital administration, OR management, Regulatory Affairs
  • Recruitment, retention, training, credentialing, management, scheduling
  • Insurance, patient billing, payroll

Surgical Skills Available for Scheduling

  • General Surgery Bariatric and weight control related surgery
  • Cardiovascular surgery, including endoscopic vein harvesting
  • Vascular and peripheral vascular surgery
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology, including laparoscopic procedures
  • Robotic-assisted surgery
  • Orthopedic surgery, including total joint replacement, arthroscopic joint surgery, etc.
  • Neurosurgery, both central and peripheral
  • Urology
  • Cosmetic and reconstructive surgery

Our Surgical Assistants meet the highest standards of the profession as specified by key medical organizations. Read More.>>

“ASP Surgical Assistants greatly increase my efficiency”

Juan C. Jimenez, MD, FAANS, Medical Director, Riverside Neuroscience Institute; Chair, Division of Surgery, Riverside Healthcare, Kankakee, IL

“The knowledge base of ASP Surgical Assistants is clearly superior to the nursing and technical support staff of the OR. With their in-depth understanding of anatomy and surgical procedures, they anticipate my next steps – greatly increasing my efficiency in surgery.”