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J o h n  A .  M a r a s c o, AIA, NCARB

 P r i n c i p a l / OWNER


As a principal and owner of Marasco & Associates, Inc., Mr. Marasco is a registered architect that specializes in healthcare architecture.  He is currently licensed to practice architecture in 48 states.  He is a nationally known lecturer on the design and development of medical facilities.  Mr. Marasco coordinates the business practice of Marasco & Associates, Inc. and is personally involved in every project done within the firm.



  • Development of Feasibility Analysis, including Surgical Analysis and Facility Analysis for medical facilities.

  • Programming of complete architectural projects.

  • Extensive experience in the organization and development of multi-suite, multi-tenant projects, including organizational analysis and site selection.

  • Expert in the flow and function of medical facilities.

  • Experienced in market analysis, operating costs, construction estimates, ownership vehicles and financial parameters for building projects.

  • Maintains and coordinates efforts of consultants.


Professional Affiliations/ Acknowledgements

  • Registered Architect, 48 States.

  • American Institute of Architects (AIA)

  • American Institute of Architects, Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH)

  • National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)

  • 2005 Advisory Board Member – Today’s SurgiCenter Magazine (now SurgiStrategies)

  • Recipient of the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s Achievement Award, 2009

  • Member of The Center for Health Design (CHD)

  • Member of American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)

  • Member of American Academy of Ophthalmology  (AAO)

  • Member of American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)

  • Member of Outpatient Ophthalmic Surgery Society (OOSS)

  • Member of Physician Hospital Association (PHA)

  • Member of Ambulatory Surgery Center Association (ASCA)

  • Member of Medical Group Management Association (MGMA)



  • Bachelor of Architecture, University of Arizona



  • Ambulatory Surgery Center Association

  • American Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers (AAASC)

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)

  • American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators (ASOE)

  • American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)

  • American Surgical Hospital Association (ASHA)

  • ASC Communications

  • BONES – National Society of Orthopaedic Administrators (BONES)

  • Ohio Ophthalmic Society

  • OR Business Management

  • Outpatient Ophthalmic Surgery Society

  • Outpatient Surgery Centers

  • Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology

  • Physician Hospital Association (PHA)

  • The Royal Hawaiian Eye Meeting

  • Today’s SurgiCenter Annual ASC Conference

  • World Research Group



  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Clinics of North America, Ambulatory Endoscopy Centers,

           published April, 2002

  • The ABC’s of ASC’s, ASOA / ASCRS, published July, 2004

  • Ambulatory Endoscopy Centers: A Primer, published 2002, 2006 and 2009

  • Medical Economics

  • AAASC Newsletter (Monitor)

  • Administrative Eye Care

  • OR Today Magazine

  • Optometry Magazine

  • The Ambulatory Surgery & Outpatient Services Manual

  • SurgiStrageies (previously Today’s SurgiCenter Magazine)

  • Outpatient Surgery Magazine   


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