FORT WORTH, TX (February 5th, 2024) –Palm Primary Care Texas(“Palm”), part of the MBF Healthcare Partners II, L.P. (“MBF”) portfolio and Florida-based Palm Medical Centers, announces the opening of tw onew primary care medical practices in Tarrant County.With these new locations, Palm now proudly operatesfourclinicsin North Texas, with several additional locations scheduled to openbefore summer 2024.
Palm’s Texas launch in June 2023was marked by the opening of two primary care clinics in Fort Worth. Since that time, Palmhas foundsignificant interestin its value-based model from primary care physicians who are looking to maintain their autonomywhile benefiting fromthe support of an experienced, like-minded medical group. As a result of this enthusiasm surrounding Palm’s model, the following two centers willopen on February 5, 2024:
· (4400 Oak Park Lane, Fort Worth, TX): This practice will be led by Dr. Stuart Pickell, an internal medicine physician who has served the Fort Worth community for 25 years. Lisa Couch, ARNP, will also see patients at this practice on a full-time basis.
· Keller Central(4160 Heritage Parkway, STE 400, Keller, TX):This practice will be led by Dr. Mrunmayee Barve, a highly experienced family medicine practitioner with over 20 years of practicein value-based care and established roots in the community.
“We can’t think of a better way to start the new year than by welcoming the new physicians and clinical teams at these two facilities,” said Fowad Choudhry, CEO of Palm Medical Centers. “As we continue to grow, our sights are set on addressing several challenges that our communities face in getting access to high-quality convenientprimary care. Both communities will benefit from expansion of our care delivery model, which keeps our physicians’ patient panels manageable, so they can have more frequent touch points and can spend the necessary personalized time thateach patientdeserves.”
ABOUT PALM MEDICAL CENTERS & PALM PRIMARY CARE TEXAS
Founded in 2013, Palm Medical Centers is a provider of value-based primary care services with a focus on high-quality clinical outcomes, cost-effective care, and patient-centric experience. Palm currently operates a total network of 38 medical centers (34 locations across ten counties in South and Central Florida and 4 locations in Texas through Palm Primary Care Texas). Palm Medical Centers serves over 50,000 combined Medicare Advantage and managed Medicaid patients under value-based contracts. Partnering with numerous managed care organizations, Palm Medical Centers offers comprehensive and integrated medical care to plan members with a focus on quality. In addition to primary care services, the company coordinates cardiology, dentistry, optometry, pediatrics, podiatry, psychiatry, and other specialist services. Palm Medical Centers continues to seek partnership opportunities with high quality providers in existing and new markets. For more information, please visit www.PalmMedicalCenters.com.
ABOUT MBF HEALTHCARE PARTNERS II, L.P.
MBF Healthcare Partners II, L.P. is a leading middle-market healthcare private equity fund based in Coral Gables, Florida. Our strategy is to partner with exceptional management teams while leveraging MBF’s operating experience, domain segment knowledge, and tenured relationships to rapidly accelerate value creation. The partners of MBF have substantial operating experience in healthcare and have held senior management positions in both private and publicly traded healthcare companies. MBF principals have managed and helped build some of the nation’s most innovative and successful healthcare companies. The firm is headquartered in Coral Gables, Florida. For more information,
please visit www.mbfhp.com.
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