Proliance Surgeons Appoints Charles A. Peterson II, MD Interim CEO

September 17, 2018

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 17, 2018--Proliance Surgeons, Inc., one of the largest surgical practices in the country, announced today that Charles A. Peterson II, MD has been named interim Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Peterson is the current President of Proliance Surgeons. He has been a company Director since 2004, and the Chairman of the Board of Directors since 2014.

Proliance has initiated a rigorous and comprehensive process for appointing our next CEO, said Dr. Peterson. “We are seeking an experienced, visionary leader who can combine the organization’s unique strategic position as one of the leading surgical practices in the country with cutting-edge, value-based health care delivery practices.”

“We are focused on thoughtfully and strategically growing our corporate practices in scale, scope, and diversity,” Dr. Peterson explained. “We do this by combining outstanding clinical expertise with entrepreneurial innovation, bringing value to patients, clinicians, strategic partners, and the health care industry. We will also continue to evolve Proliance’s internal operations to meet the unique challenges of the health care industry. The next CEO will be a critical leader in all of these areas.”

While the search is underway, Proliance’s leadership team will remain active in day-to-day administration. As a physician-owned-and-managed company, the team leverages the skills of seasoned professional corporate officers, including: Ken Overbey (Chief Operating Officer), Alex Gross (Chief Financial Officer), Laura Kleisle (Chief Risk Officer) and Curt Kwak (Chief Information Technology Officer). This year, the organization established two new ambulatory surgery centers and expanded its medical team with 12 new physicians, nine physician assistants, six new physical therapists and occupational therapists, four audiologists, a nurse midwife and an advanced registered nurse practitioner.

The CEO position is based in Seattle, Washington, one of the most dynamic cities in the United States. Washington State has an excellent and established health-care infrastructure. US News and World Report recently ranked Seattle in the top ten Best Places to Live.

Proliance Surgeons

Proliance Surgeons ( https://www.proliancesurgeons.com ) is one of the largest surgical practices in the country with more than 425 providers including over 250 board-certified physicians, providing treatment at over 30 Care Centers and 21 Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs) in Washington State. The organization’s range of specialties include: Orthopedics, Otolaryngology, General Surgery, Ophthalmology Surgery, Neurosurgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Plastic Surgery, Urology, Gastroenterology, Pain Management, and Sports Medicine/Physiatry. Over 70,000 outpatient surgeries are performed annually in the organization’s ASCs, where quality is excellent, and costs are typically lower, with faster recovery times, than in traditional hospitals. In 2017 Proliance physicians helped more than 650,000 patients and performed over 85,000 surgeries.

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