Our Experience

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With more than 25 years experience in the surgical field, iOR Partners develops office-based surgery suites.  Working with doctors in all areas of medicine primarily setting up Class A and Class B office-based surgery suites.

Our Approach

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Our service includes a consultation to help identify opportunities, a report that includes a project plan with timelines and milestones, cost analysis and schedule.  

Why Us?

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We provide each client with the time and guidance you deserve.  Our extensive experience will offer you the peace of mind when developing an office based surgery suite.  

Our Mission

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Partner with our customers to develop a comprehensive, ongoing, turn key office-based surgery program adhering to the highest clinical and ethical standards.

Our Vision

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Offer forward thinking, patient friendly surgical facilities that are wholly owned by the surgeon.  Provide the highest level of patient safety following all current accreditation standards.

Type of anesthesia

Class A Level Anesthesia:

 Class A office-based surgery suites permit use of Class A sedatives such as Valium, Ativan or other non-dissociative drugs with no IV sedation on ASA 1 or 2 patients. The suite is considered part of your office and doesn’t require any licensing by the state and iOR Partners will develop the suite to AAAASF standards. Commercial insurance, Medicare Advantage and cash pay patients are appropriate in a Class A office suite. The Medicare Facility Fee cannot be collected; however, you can bill for the Professional Fee. No dedicated pre-op or post-op area is necessary, and the surgery suite is incorporated within the current clinic space, often without any additional construction. LASIK suites and most existing procedure rooms can be converted for office-based surgery. 


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Class B Level Anesthesia:

 Class B office-based surgery suite permits use of IV sedation and dissociative drugs under the supervision of a RN, CRNA or Anesthesiologist. Patients with co-morbidities, such as uncontrolled hypertension or diabetes can, on the physician’s discretion, be performed in the office when appropriate. Commercial insurance, Medicare Advantage and cash pay patients are appropriate in a Class A office suite. The Medicare Facility Fee cannot be collected; however, you can bill for the Anesthesia and the Professional Fee. The suite would be accredited by AAAASF and the operating room, including the pre-op and post-op areas, are separated by space from the general office. The post-op area is supervised by an RN and at least one other staff member. Patient monitoring equipment is needed in post-op.  

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About Us

Tony Burns MBA, CASA, CSFA

Tony received his MBA from the University of Utah with an emphasis in Healthcare Management. He is a Certified ASC Administrator and a Certified Surgical First Assist. He has worked nationally as an administrator/consultant developing and managing over 140 Office Based and Freestanding Multi-specialty Ambulatory Surgery Centers focusing on Ophthalmology.  As a consultant and administrator he has completed over 100 CMS, AAAHC, AAAASF and JCAHO surveys. In his spare time he enjoys skiing, rock climbing, surfing and spending time with his family. 

Rick Prell

Rick has worked in the ophthalmology field for more than 25 years, serving in numerous sales, marketing and management positions.  He has worked closely with doctors to establish office based surgery suites to provide patients the highest quality surgical experience within a office based surgery suite.  His corporate leadership experience spans over several companies, including CIBA Vision, Novartis and STAAR Surgical.  Most recently Rick was the U.S. Head of HOYA Surgical Optics, the third largest eye implant company.  

Dan Durrie, MD

Dr. Durrie is founder of Durrie Vision, a world-class surgery center housing a variety of the most advanced diagnostic and treatment technologies available. He has performed over 50,000 refractive procedures in his career and welcomes patients from all over the United States as well as other countries.  Scientific articles and papers by Dr. Durrie have appeared in hundreds of professional medical publications. He serves on the editorial board for Ocular Surgery News (Section Editor), The Journal of Corneal and Refractive Surgery, Review of Ophthalmology, AAO EyeNet and Refractive Eye Care for Ophthalmologists. Dr. Durrie has given hundreds of presentations to professional organizations throughout the world.

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