SightMD Announces Strategic Partnership with Northern Westchester Ophthalmology, P.C.

Thursday, June 20, 2019 General News
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SightMD (or the "Company"), a leading multi-specialty ophthalmology platform and a portfolio company of Chicago Pacific Founders, announced a strategic partnership with Northern Westchester Ophthalmology, P.C. ("NWO") and its founding ophthalmologist Morris I. Glassman, M.D. The partnership expands SightMD's leading position in New York, adding the Company's first location in Westchester County to SightMD's current footprint of 30 locations and 70+ providers spanning Westchester County through New York City and Long Island.

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., June 20, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- SightMD (or the "Company"), a leading multi-specialty ophthalmology

platform and a portfolio company of Chicago Pacific Founders, announced a strategic partnership with Northern Westchester Ophthalmology, P.C. ("NWO") and its founding ophthalmologist Morris I. Glassman, M.D. The partnership expands SightMD's leading position in New York, adding the Company's first location in Westchester County to SightMD's current footprint of 30 locations and 70+ providers spanning Westchester County through New York City and Long Island.

Dr. Glassman said, "I have dedicated my life to building my practice and providing patients with clinically-excellent care in Northern Westchester County. SightMD's patient-first approach to care is fully aligned with how I have practiced for 30+ years and the Company's physician-led culture gave me the assurance that the principles I built my practice on will be continued and expanded upon going forward."

"SightMD's core mission is to provide world-class eye care in our patients' communities at our patients' convenience," added Jeffrey Martin, M.D., a Co-Founder and President of SightMD. "In partnering with Dr. Glassman, SightMD gains another highly-regarded ophthalmologist and the opportunity to provide care to patients in Westchester County. We look forward to building upon Dr. Glassman's practice, and to continuing to seek out partnerships with other leading physicians in Westchester County and beyond."

Dr. Glassman has spent the majority of his medical career providing comprehensive ophthalmic care in the greater Yorktown Heights area. Prior to starting his career in private practice, Dr. Glassman earned his medical degree from NYU School of Medicine, and then went on to complete his residency in ophthalmology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City.

Dr. Glassman has been voted a "Top Doctor" by Castle Connolly, along with earning the "Compassionate Doctor" and the "Patients' Choice" awards by Vitals.com. He is actively involved with medical and community organizations, including serving as a Board Member of the Westchester County Ophthalmological Society.

Dr. Glassman will maintain his existing schedule pursuant to this partnership. Grace Wang, D.O., PhD, a fellowship-trained glaucoma specialist, will also add hours in Yorktown Heights.

About SightMD SightMD is a rapidly-growing integrated ophthalmic provider group, offering patients access to over 50 ophthalmic surgeons and specialists through the convenience of 30 locations spanning the east end of Long Island to Manhattan. SightMD's track record of providing clinically-excellent care spans over 50 years, and its services include laser cataract surgery and lens implantation, glaucoma management, retinal disorder treatment, corneal services, neuro-ophthalmology, LASIK laser vision correction, oculoplastic surgery, pediatric ophthalmology, and audiology. SightMD provides its physicians with world-class management services, including a 24/7 call center, billing, credentialing, human resources and other services, enabling them to continue delivering best-in-class care to patients in SightMD's community. SightMD is backed by Chicago Pacific Founders, a leading middle market private equity firm which focuses exclusively on partnerships with growing companies in the healthcare services sector. For more information about SightMD, please visit http://www.sightmd.com

 

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