U.S. Anesthesia Partners Adds Physician Services Operations and Financial Leaders to Executive Team

U.S. Anesthesia Partners (USAP), a single-specialty physician services organization in the fields of anesthesia and perioperative care, has announced the hiring of Greg DeAtkine as USAP’s new chief operations officer and Brad Wear as the company’s new chief financial officer.

USAP’s goal is to support the nation’s best anesthesiology groups with the industry’s most experienced anesthesiology business leaders. Both DeAtkine and Wear bring years of experience in helping multi-location physician-owned businesses grow and improve the quality of care for patients.

Brad Wear, Chief Financial Officer

Brad Wear has more than 20 years of experience in the healthcare services and healthcare IT industries. During this time he has served as the chief financial officer of both publicly traded and privately held companies and has extensive international experience. He is a CPA and worked with a Big 4 accounting firm with a focus on financial services organizations prior to assuming his roles as a CFO. He specializes inworking with multi-location healthcare facilities and healthcare IT companies, especially in high-growth, entrepreneurial organizations.

Prior to joining USAP he served as CFO of SHPS/Carewise Health, an outsourced benefits administration and health management company with approximately 1,600 employees nationwide. Brad led the financial role in the sale of SHPS business units to two different multi-national companies.

Greg DeAtkine, Chief Operating Officer

Greg has been a senior operating executive in the physician services space for the past fifteen years. Prior to joining USAP, Greg served as the Sr. Vice President, Strategy and Marketing for McKesson Specialty Health and the US Oncology Network. During his tenure at US Oncology (1999-2013), he servedas both an Executive Director and Regional Sr. Vice President and was responsible for practices located inthe Southwest and Midwest, an area representing 200 physicians in 10 affiliated practices with 13 comprehensive cancers centers and 1300 employees.

Prior to joining US Oncology, he was Program Director for Wound Care for Curative Health Services on site at Memorial Hermann Hospitals. From 1995 to 1999, he was Center Administrator, and then Area Administrator for Concentra Health Services in Houston.