ONS Appoints ASC Executive Director

ONS Appoints Edward W. Staunton as Executive Director of Stamford ASC

Greenwich, CT – August 24, 2020 – Orthopaedic & Neurosurgery Specialists (ONS), the leading provider of multi-specialty orthopedic and neurosurgery services in Connecticut and Westchester, announced today the appointment of Edward W. Staunton to the company’s management team as Executive Director of the Stamford ASC.

Mr. Staunton joins ONS with more than 25 years of management experience in the healthcare field, including executive-level hospital operations, strategic planning, and Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) development and administrative leadership. Most recently, he served as Site Director at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) Sports Medicine Institute in New York City. Prior to HSS, Mr. Staunton was the Executive Director of Western Connecticut Health Network (WCHN) in Norwalk, where he led the strategic growth, operations, and development of the Department of Surgery across the WCHN system. He previously served as Director of Cardiovascular Services at Norwalk Hospital, and was the Director of Business Development at Ambulatory Surgical Centers of America, in Norwell, MA.

“We are excited to have Ed take the helm at Stamford ASC at a time when the demand for outpatient surgical options is on the rise. Ed’s extensive expertise in healthcare management and strategic growth will heighten our ability to deliver same-day surgical procedures to more patients while maintaining the highest quality of clinical care,” stated James Cunningham, MD. Medical Director at Stamford ASC.

“Ed is an ideal fit for Stamford ASC leadership. His knowledge, experience, and management skills will enhance our efforts to expand our reputation as the premier full-service orthopedic practice in the region,” commented Tim Corvino, MD, Chief Executive Officer at ONS.

“I could not be more excited to join the ONS team at this pivotal period of growth for the practice,” said Mr. Staunton “By working closely alongside ONS’ physicians and management, I look forward to ensuring patients always receive the highest standard of care at the ambulatory surgery center.”