J o h n  A .  M a r a s c o,  A I A,  NCARB
P r i n c i p a l

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
Continuing Education
  • Attends in excess of 24 hours of CE training courses per year, emphasizing the following:
  • New Product Specifications and construction techniques.
  • Healthcare specific product specifications
  • Evidence Based Design Principals
  • Sustainable Design Principals including the new Credential Maintenance Program requirements for LEED Certification.
  • Ophthalmic and ASC industry meetings to identify the latest healthcare specialty needs and requirements, including AAO, ASCRS, OOSS, ASCA, MGMA.
  • 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)
  • Endoscopic Ambulatory Surgery Conference
  • Foundation for Ambulatory Surgery in America (FASA)
  • 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
  • Western Orthopedic Society
  • 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
  • John Marasco has been employed with Marasco since 1993. He has been a Principal and Owner since 1995.