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EYECARE PARTNERS Announces Significant Growth- Now in 18 States

April 09, 2021

With recent affiliations, ECP now includes more than 780 providers across 18 states

ST. LOUIS (April 9, 2021) – EYECARE PARTNERS, the leading network of integrated ophthalmology and optometry providers serving patients across the entire vision care continuum, announced 16 new partners added to their team since October 2020.

Despite the enormous challenges of 2020, EYECARE PARTNERS adapted and continued to expand its footprint in the vision care field. Since the third quarter of last year, EYECARE PARTNERS added 95 offices, 11 Ambulatory Surgery Centers and 165 doctors. The new partners include:

  • Blue Sky Vision in central and western Michigan
  • Byrd Eye Clinic in Michigan
  • Central Florida Eye Care in Florida
  • Drs. May, Hettler & Associates in Virginia
  • Eye Care Associates of East Texas
  • Eye Clinics of Michigan and Southgate Surgery Center in Michigan
  • Eyes First Vision in New Jersey
  • Frisco Eye Associates in Texas
  • Gregory Optical in Minnesota
  • OKC Group including Bogie Eye Care, Eye Care of Oklahoma, Precision Vision Surgery
    Center and Cataract Institute of Oklahoma
  • Tukel Eye Center in Michigan
  • Tuscaloosa Ophthalmology in Alabama
  • Wyandotte Eye Clinic in Michigan

These new partnerships advance EYECARE PARTNERS’ strategy of building the nation’s leading network of integrated ophthalmology and optometry practices through collaboration with prominent eye care specialists. “We are deeply committed to developing a national integrated network of leading vision care professionals because we believe it improves clinical care, enhances our patients’ experience and serves the professional needs of our doctors,” said Kelly McCrann, Chief Executive Officer of EYECARE PARTNERS.

“EYECARE PARTNERS is building a clinical organization that supports our doctors’ professional and administrative needs. We are creating a very special organization with distinctive abilities to serve both our patients and our doctors,” Dr. Jim Wachter, Chief Professional Officer said. “Our Ophthalmology and Optometry Medical Executive Boards provide our leadership team and Board of Directors with insights and guidance on how to improve our clinical services and operational support,” added Dr. Joe Gira, Chief Medical Officer.

“We believe our practice additions in 2020 are a testament to our operating philosophy and business approach. The entire EYECARE PARTNERS team is excited to expand our presence across the United States with these new partners,” added McCrann. The EYECARE PARTNERS network currently includes more than 780 providers and operates across 18 states throughout the Midwest, Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Southwest regions.

To learn more about EYECARE PARTNERS, visit eyecare-partners.com.

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About EYECARE PARTNERS
Based in St. Louis, EYECARE PARTNERS is dedicated to delivering the best clinical outcomes and provides integrated vision care throughout Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia. Collectively, EYECARE PARTNERS’ doctors serve the vision care needs of nearly one million patients annually. For more information, please visit eyecarepartners.com.

For more information, contact:
Diane Seward
EYECARE PARTNERS
314-578-0403
dianeseward@eyecare-partners.com