AUSTIN, Texas, October 8, 2018 – US Acute Care Solutions (USACS) today named Matthew Patlovany, MD, FACEP the President of its Southwest Region effective January 1, 2019.
Dr. Patlovany most recently served as a Vice President of USACS Southwest, a position he also occupied at Emergency Service Partners (ESP), a founding group of USACS. Before that, Dr. Patlovany served as chief medical officer of Emergency Physicians Affiliates in San Antonio.
A board-certified emergency physician, Dr. Patlovany is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians.
Dr. Patlovany said, “I am very excited for the opportunity to lead my colleagues in Texas and Oklahoma. I am grateful for the trust our physicians, APPs and non-clinical employees have afforded me, and together we will remain singularly focused on our mission: To care for patients.”
“Matt has the respect of his peers and the confidence of his hospital partner administrators. I too have respect for his clinical acumen and confidence in his leadership. The prospects for continued growth in the Southwest Region remain as strong as ever,” said James Frary, Chief Executive Officer of USACS.
Cheryl Conner, retiring president USACS Southwest said, “Matt is a great physician, a great leader and a great advocate for our patients. I also know he will only serve to strengthen the relationships we have with our hospital system partners.”
Dr. Patlovany earned his bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University and his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. He completed his residency training in emergency medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, where he served as chief resident.
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Founded by emergency medicine physician groups in Colorado, Florida, Maryland, Ohio and Texas and capital partner Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, USACS is the national leader in physician-owned integrated acute care, including emergency medicine, hospitalist and observation services. USACS provides high-quality emergency and hospitalist care to over 6 million patients annually at more than 200 locations and is aligned with leading hospital systems across the country. Visit usacs.com to learn more.
Corporate Communications Director
US Acute Care Solutions