A leader in ophthalmic ambulatory surgery center consulting, accreditation, value-added services, and management.
We specialize in providing expert support to ophthalmic surgery centers.
As specialists serving the US ophthalmic ambulatory surgery center community, ASC continues to be involved in all facets of your business—consulting, accreditation, value-added services (including EMR and benchmarking), and overall surgery center management.
At ASC, we can help you to improve outcomes in all aspects of your ophthalmic ambulatory surgery.
When you operate an ophthalmic ambulatory surgery center, you need to provide the best care at the right price. If you share our commitment to exceptional patient care and profitable business results, contact American SurgiSite Centers.
Glenn deBrueys is one of the founding partners of American SurgiSite Centers, Inc. (ASC), which has been developing, building, and managing out-patient surgical facilities since the company was founded in 1987. In 1998, ASC was sold to a public company, Vision Twenty-One, where he served as President of the ambulatory surgery center division. In 2001, Mr. deBrueys purchased the company back and has since expanded, opening multiple free-standing surgical facilities in the northeast. Prior to founding American SurgiSite Centers, he served as Regional Sales Manager for Allergan and was Sales Manager for American V. Mueller, a Division of American Hospital Supply Corporation. Mr. deBrueys is involved in numerous charitable organizations such as New York City Relief, an organization feeding the homeless in NYC and NJ, where he served as chairman, while the founder was on sabbatical. Mr. deBrueys received his Bachelor of Science degree from Gardner-Webb College in NC. Mr. deBrueys also serves as Chief Executive Officer of the Vision Center Network of America, (VCNA).
Maria Tietjen has over 35 years of experience in the field of nursing and management in the clinical setting. Ms. Tietjen’s experience extends across direct patient care, administration, and sales. Ms. Tietjen is the Executive VP of Nursing and Clinical Services for the ASC's. She is responsible for overseeing all the nursing and clinical managerial aspects, regulatory and compliance, Infection Control, and all areas of patient care. In the past, she held the position of charge nurse for the orthopedic department of a 16-room operating suite in northern New Jersey. She directed the nursing staff and was responsible for the equipment, implants, and training of the personnel. From 1988 on she has been working in the field of Outpatient Ophthalmic Ambulatory Surgery Centers. Ms. Tietjen has been published in magazines and lectures at ASCRS and AAO meetings.