ORLANDO, Fla., July 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita Medical Group, a division of DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading independent medical group in the United States, today announced the acquisition of Dr. Rahn Shaw's practices, Park Avenue Medical, Inc. and Winter Park Health Center, Inc., each located in Orlando. Dr. Shaw has been an affiliate with DaVita Medical Group since 2005.
"We're proud to welcome these two practices to our growing presence in the Orlando area," said Joe Mello, chief operating officer for DaVita Medical Group. "For over 31 years, Dr. Shaw's practices have served Orlando and have been at the forefront of medical technology and managed care. To us, this acquisition made sense as we aim to welcome more Orlando physician practices to DaVita Medical Group that demonstrate clinical excellence and have a strong reputation in the community."
"For over 10 years, I have enjoyed my affiliation with DaVita Medical Group as a member of their IPA," said Dr. Rahn Shaw. "I look forward to continuing to provide high quality clinical care to the Orlando community as a member of this highly regarded medical group."
Together, Dr. Shaw's practices employ 44 teammates, including 9 physicians. The practices have offered high quality care to patients of all ages, from pediatrics to geriatrics, since its founding in 1986.
The transaction for the acquisition of the two practices closed on July 1, 2017. Under the terms of the acquisition, the practices will be branded "DaVita Medical Group."
About DaVita Medical Group
DaVita Medical Group is a division of DaVita Inc., a Fortune 500® company that operates and manages medical groups and affiliated physician networks in California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, New Mexico, Pennsylvania and Washington. A leading independent medical group in America, DaVita Medical Group has over two decades of experience providing coordinated, outcomes-based medical care in a cost-effective manner. DaVita Medical Group's teammates, employed clinicians and affiliated clinicians provided care for approximately 1.7 million patients. For more information, please visit www.davitamedicalgroup.com.
About DaVita Inc.
DaVita Inc., a Fortune 500® company, is the parent company of DaVita Kidney Care and DaVita Medical Group. DaVita Kidney Care is a leading provider of kidney care in the United States, delivering dialysis services to patients with chronic kidney failure and end stage renal disease. As of March 31, 2017, DaVita Kidney Care operated or provided administrative services at 2,382 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 189,400 patients. The company also operated 162 outpatient dialysis centers located in 11 countries outside the United States. DaVita Medical Group manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks in California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, New Mexico, Pennsylvania and Washington in its pursuit to deliver excellent-quality health care in a dignified and compassionate manner. DaVita Medical Group's teammates, employed clinicians and affiliated clinicians provided care for approximately 1.7 million patients. For more information, please visit DaVita.com/about.
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