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Covenant Physician Partners Centers Top Newsweek’s Best of List

Anne Arundel Gastroenterology Associates named in America’s Best Ambulatory Surgery Centers for 2021 list

NASHVILLE, TN – Covenant Physician Partners (Covenant) is pleased to announce that Anne Arundel Gastroenterology Associates (AAGA) was named one of America’s Best Ambulatory Surgery Centers for 2021 by Newsweek Magazine.

Newsweek’s list highlights the top 400 centers in 25 states. Research shows ambulatory surgical centers perform more than half of all outpatient surgeries and that number is expected to grow.

“Anne Arundel Gastroenterology Associates has a long history of supporting their patients and community,’’ said Sebastian Paliath, regional vice president of Covenant Physician Partners. “We are excited for this award and for the doctors and staff who embody our mission.”

Even during the global pandemic due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the teams at AAGA are seeing patients face-to-face and making sure everyone in their community has access to the best care possible, he said. They have locations in Annapolis, Bowie, Pasadena, Kent Island and a new location in Odenton is slated to open in January.

“Our goal is to help our patients receive the care they need and deserve,’’ Paliath said. “That’s why we are open to serve even during this global pandemic. We’ve taken every precaution necessary to ensure our patients are safe to come to our centers. How we treat patients is always our main objective.’’

AAGA provides GI care to patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Office and surgery centers are open daily. Telemedicine visits are available if needed. To schedule an appointment, call 410.224.2116 or visit for more information.

About Covenant Physician Partners

Founded in 2008 in Nashville, Tennessee, Covenant Physician Partners is a physician services company that partners with leading providers across the country to grow thriving practices and surgery centers while advancing clinical excellence. Covenant’s national network of leading practices across the outpatient care continuum brings operational expertise, financial backing and clinical best practices to fuel growth. Please visit for more information.

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