Shore Capital-backed EyeSouth Partners partners with Retina Care Specialists

EyeSouth Partners (EyeSouth) has completed an affiliation with Retina Care Specialists (RCS), its fifth such deal in the state of Florida and twenty-fourth affiliation overall. 

EyeSouth is an eye care-focused management services organisation backed by Shore Capital Partners, committed to partnering with leading physicians to build a premier network of eye care services in the US EyeSouth’s affiliate network consists of 24 practices with over 200 doctors providing medical and surgical eye care services at approximately 115 locations, including 13 surgery centers, throughout Georgia, Texas, Louisiana, Florida, Tennessee, Ohio, Kentucky and Alabama.

Retina Care Specialists is led by Drs. Mark Michels, Adrian Lavina, Paul Gallogly and Philip Laird. For over 20 years, Retina Care Specialists and its board-certified ophthalmologists have offered first-class expertise in the treatment of retinal, macular, and vitreous diseases to patients throughout South Florida.

“The team at Retina Care Specialists has been seeking a partner that will allow us to concentrate on clinical medicine, research, and patient care while having access to expertise in other complementary areas,” says Dr Mark Michels, founder of RCS. “We believe that EyeSouth will help us better navigate the rapidly changing healthcare environment so that we can continue to deliver exceptional patient care and experience to our community.”

“RCS’ patient-focused culture and long history of growth align well with EyeSouth’s values and strategy specific to this region,” says Dr Eugene Gabianelli, MD, Chief Medical Officer of EyeSouth Partners. “We are excited to have another top-quality practice join our growing network in South Florida.”

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