QualDerm Partners Expands Network in Ohio

Dermatology of Southeastern Ohio Joins QualDerm’s Growing Network of Quality-Driven Practices

BRENTWOOD, TN (August 21, 2018)

QualDerm Partners, a company that creates market-leading dermatology practice partnerships through affiliations and de novo development, today announced Dermatology of Southeastern Ohio has joined the company’s network of affiliated physician-owned practices.

Dermatology of Southeastern Ohio, located in Zanesville, was founded in 1988, by John P. Hibler, DO, a board-certified dermatologist. The practice provides general dermatology and skin cancer care as well as aesthetic services to patients throughout the Southeastern Ohio region. The practice will also offer Mohs surgery. Including Dr. Hibler, the practice’s clinical staff includes, two general dermatologists, two certified physicians assistants, one certified medical assistant, and three licensed practical nurses.

“QualDerm’s physician-led model and commitment to patient-centric care are unique in today’s dermatology environment,” says Dr. Hibler. “Dermatology of Southeastern Ohio has served our community for thirty years. We’re excited to affiliate with a company that shares our values and will help us further our mission of providing quality patient care.”

Under the partnership agreement QualDerm will provide the management support, guidance and capital to expand Dermatology of Southeastern Ohio’s services. The company has a total of 21 practice locations in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, and Ohio, with plans to expand into other regions this year. The Center for Surgical Dermatology & Dermatology Associates, a large dermatology practice in Westerville, affiliated with QualDerm in 2017.

Physician leadership guides QualDerm’s company policies and growth strategies at both the regional and national levels. The company utilizes regional Joint Operating Committees and a physician-led Quality Council, which are made up of both physicians and business professionals, to ensure patient care remains the core focus of each practice.

“We’re honored that Dermatology of Southeastern Ohio affiliated with QualDerm and look forward to helping them expand patient access to high-quality dermatological care,” says Bill Southwick, Chief Executive Officer of QualDerm. “Dr. Hibler has been a respected member of the region’s medical community for three decades. He and his staff will be a valuable addition to the QualDerm network of practices.”

About QualDerm Partners

QualDerm Partners helps top-tier dermatologists position their practices for sustainable growth and profitability. The company creates market-leading practice partnerships through affiliations and de novo development. QualDerm provides the management support, capital, and guidance for growth. Under QualDerm’s True PartnershipSM model, physicians are partners, not employees, and retain their own practice brand. This doctor-driven model is designed to maintain physicians’ clinical autonomy and ensure the highest-quality patient care. QualDerm offers physicians tailored partnership structures to meet their needs, as well as the option to sell their practices.  For more information, visit www.QualDerm.com.

About Dermatology of Southeastern Ohio

Dermatology of Southeastern Ohio has served patients throughout the region since 1988. The Zanesville, Ohio-based practice was founded by John P. Hibler, DO, a board-certified dermatologist. Dermatology of Southeastern Ohio provides comprehensive medical and cosmetic dermatological care, including skin cancer care, to patients of all ages. The practice is located at: Medical Arts Building 2, 751 Forest Ave., Ste. 201, Zanesville, OH 43701. For appointments, call 740.454.7546. For more information, visit www.dermatologyofsoutheasternohio.com.



Andy Mitzen
QualDerm Partners
Chief Development Officer

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