Becker’s ASC Review has announced the publication of its list, “164 ASC industry physician leaders to know — 2016,” which recognizes outstanding physician leaders in surgery centers across the United States. Named to the list for the second time is Thomas Simpson, MD, FACS, who is the Medical Director at the Iowa City Ambulatory Surgical Center since 2005. Dr. Simpson is a partner in ENT Medical Services in Iowa City and belongs to numerous academic societies and associations. He also served as president of the board of directors for the Mercy of Iowa City Regional Physician Hospital Organization from 2008-2011, and is a former president of the Iowa Academy of Otolaryngology from 2002-2004. Dr. Simpson received his medical degree from and completed his residency in Otolaryngology at the University of Iowa College of Medicine in Iowa City.