Water’s Edge Dermatology, which recently merged with Riverchase Dermatology (collectively, “WED/RCD”), announced today that it has partnered with Goodman Dermatology, P.C. (“Goodman Dermatology” or “the Company”), a general and cosmetic dermatology practice in Atlanta, GA. WED/RCD is a leading provider of comprehensive dermatology services throughout Florida. With four locations in north suburban Atlanta and a staff of approximately 50, Goodman Dermatology will continue to provide services under its existing name.
Village Dermatology recently announced its partnership with Forefront Dermatology. Forefront Dermatology has been at the leading edge of identifying the most respected and highly qualified dermatologists and practices to provide the best in class dermatologic services to patients everywhere. Village Dermatology serves patients across the greater Birmingham, AL area and beyond with services available in medical and cosmetic dermatology. To serve their patients better, Village Dermatology has 4 locations.
Pinnacle Dermatology, a leader in population skin health management, has acquired Spectrum Dermatology in the Scottsdale and Greater Phoenix Arizona area. This acquisition is a part of Pinnacle’s coast-to-coast expansion as a nationally leading dermatology provider offering comprehensive, patient-centered dermatologic care. Spectrum Dermatology has seven locations with 31 providers serving Scottsdale and Greater Phoenix, including Paradise Valley, Arcadia, Desert Ridge, Chandler, and the entire West Valley. It is the largest dermatology practice in the State of Arizona.
Following an acquisition by a private equity (PE) firm, dermatologists were paid prices 3% to 5% higher for routine medical visits compared to non-PE dermatologists, according to a Health Affairs study published Monday afternoon. In addition to being paid higher prices, researchers from Weill Cornell Medicine also found that PE-owned dermatologists saw a greater volume of patients compared to non-PE dermatologists, ranging between 4.7% to 17% higher. Researchers also found that one-in-11 dermatologists worked in a PE-owned physician practice by 2017.
Pinnacle Dermatology, the leader in population skin health management and the only female founded top 10 national Dermatology organization, has acquired Ariano Dermatology, led by Dr. Moira Ariano, in Naperville, IL. The acquisition of Ariano Dermatology is a great step in furthering Pinnacle Dermatology’s commitment to serving patients in Chicago’s western suburbs. “We welcome the patients and staff of Ariano Dermatology to the Pinnacle Dermatology network of practices,” said Chad A. Eckes, CEO, Pinnacle Dermatology. “Pinnacle Dermatology has been in Naperville since 2018, and now, through this acquisition, we’re improving our comprehensive dermatologic services for our patients in Naperville.”
In this panel, Matt Leavitt, DO, founder and executive chairman of Advanced Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery; Scott Bremen, chief executive officer of Forefront Dermatology; and Daniel Florian, managing director at Sun Capital Partners, discussed the impact of COVID-19 on the dermatology industry and the sector’s evolving future.
Advanced Dermatology, PC (“ADPC”), a leading dermatology center with over 50 locations across New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, announced Friday that it has entered a new partnership with Advanced Dermatology Associates (“ADA”). The addition of ADA to the ADPC platform deepens ADPC’s existing presence in New York City with six locations across the Bronx, Midtown Manhattan and Harlem. With 11 experienced providers, including four physicians and seven physician assistants, ADA has built a reputation for providing quality dermatologic care to inner city residents.
Anne Arundel Dermatology Management (“AAD”), a leading provider of medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatological services, today announced a new partnership with Carolina Skin Care that expands its presence in North Carolina. The addition of Carolina Skin Care to the AAD platform adds four locations throughout the Pinehurst, Fayetteville, Laurinburg, and Rockingham, NC areas. Anne Arundel Dermatology is a portfolio company of Ridgemont Equity Partners, a Charlotte-based middle market private equity firm. AAD is actively seeking partnerships with dermatologists in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern states.
Avail Dermatology, an acclaimed dermatological provider for more than 30 years, is expanding its practice by acquiring a new location in Stockbridge. With additional offices in Newnan, Peachtree City (Fayetteville), and Carrollton, patients now have additional access to conveniently experience the best-in-class service Avail Dermatology has to offer. The Stockbridge location formerly operated as Tara Dermatology Center under the leadership of Dr. Vincent Peng since 1974. “I’m grateful to see Avail Dermatology carry on our time-honored legacy in the Stockbridge area,” says Dr. Peng.
Epiphany Dermatology, a leading dermatology company committed to improving access to exceptional dermatologic care, announced today it has expanded its presence in the greater Kansas City market through its partnership with Sunflower Dermatology. Founded in 2004 by Brian Matthys, DO, Sunflower Dermatology has a strong reputation of providing high-quality dermatology services to patients at its Kansas City and St. Joseph, Missouri locations.
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