North Shore Gastroenterology Associates is accredited as an ambulatory surgery facility by the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities, AAAASF. Accreditation is required by New York State law.  AAAASF has nationally recognized standards meant to ensure patient safety.  In order to maintain accreditation, North Shore Gastroenterology must be 100% in compliance with all standards at all times.

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About The AAAASF

The American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities, Inc. (AAAASF) was established in 1980 to standardize and improve the quality of medical and surgical care in outpatient facilities and assure the public that patient safety is top priority in an accredited facility. More than 2,300 outpatient facilities are accredited by AAAASF, one of the largest not-for-profit accrediting organizations in the United States. Surgeons, legislators, state and national health agencies and patients acknowledge that AAAASF sets the “gold standard” for quality patient care. AAAASF programs include surgical, procedural, oral maxillofacial, international surgical and dental. AAAASF is also deemed by Medicare to accredit ambulatory surgery centers, rehabilitation and outpatient therapy agencies and rural health clinics. For more information, visit or Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.