First Colonies Anesthesia Teams with U.S. Anesthesia Partners

Columbia, Maryland-April. 6, 2018 --U.S. Anesthesia Partners, Inc. (USAP), the nation’s leading anesthesia-focused physician services organization, today announced that First Colonies Anesthesia Associates (FCAA) has joined USAP and will be known as USAP Maryland.

“We have been a successful practice, serving patients and health care facilities across the Mid-Atlantic region for many years,” said FCAA President Omid Moayed, MD, MBA. “By joining USAP, we’ll be able to elevate our performance in serving these communities by being able to access USAP’s infrastructure and clinical quality program and sharing expertise across USAP’s other top-tier practices. With USAP’s commitment to patients, its data-driven quality culture, and its business infrastructure and expertise, we’ll be able to enhance the level of service we provide to patients in Maryland and across the region,” he said.  

USAP CEO Kris Bratberg said: “The addition of First Colonies Anesthesia is consistent with our strategy of entering new geographies by partnering with the premier groups serving them. Through this new partnership, USAP will work to provide sophisticated business and clinical support services that will allow FCAA clinicians to take better care of patients and serve their hospitals and other facility clients at a higher level. As with other USAP practices, FCAA will retain local control over its clinical governance and operations, and continue to provide quality, patient-focused perioperative care services to the surgeons, facilities and communities they have been expertly serving for years.”

About U.S. Anesthesia Partners
USAP is the leading physician-services organization dedicated to providing high-quality anesthesia services. USAP partners with high-quality groups of anesthesiologists, elevating their performance. through participation in the USAP Clinical Quality Program as well as providing the capital resources, infrastructure and business expertise needed to position them for continued success. USAP’s physician partners maintain ownership of their clinical governance and collectively represent the largest shareholder in USAP.

USAP’s affiliated physician groups share operational and clinical best practices, helping to facilitate the delivery of consistent, high quality services for patients, surgeons, facilities and payers. The company’s approximately 3,500 team members serve healthcare communities in Florida, Texas, Colorado, Nevada, Washington, Oklahoma and Maryland. USAP’s capital partners are Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe; Berkshire Partners; and GIC. All three are investment firms with significant experience investing in and building leading healthcare companies.