Dave Fitzgerald is a visionary and strategic chief executive with proven skills building and scaling healthcare organizations through solid decision-making in all functional areas of physician companies. Dave is the CEO of OrthoNY, a multi-specialty orthopedic practice in Upstate New York.  In his role, he is responsible for the continued growth of OrthoNY while ensuring the quality of patient care and corporate culture remain at the highest level across the organization’s eight orthopedic clinics and three surgery centers.

Dave has held multiple C-suite roles in his career. Previous to OrthoNY, Dave served as a Principal at Burst Advisors focusing on helping his clients with independent physician strategy, growth, strategic partnerships, group and ASC market share, orthopedic payment bundling, medical device purchasing bundling, and market consolidation. He also works with private equity firms to develop and execute their specialty physician platform initiatives. During 2019, led the operations for USMD Health System and WellMed to rebuild specialty services, expand cancer treatment operations and restore growth to their surgical hospitals. He also oversaw operations for the $2B DFW market in Medicare Advantage (Value Based Care) with over 100k lives and the only 5-star plan in DFW.

Dave was also the CEO at Frontier Derm Partners where he led multi-state physician platform of 100+ dermatology providers in over 40 locations. He built strategy to focus on clinical quality in tandem with efficient and accountable operations. He drove vision of rapid and controlled change and developed dual branding strategy for regional areas. Dave also strengthened and enhanced ACGME Accredited Dermatology Residency Program to enhance provider experience and augment recruitment opportunity. Dave has lead teams through reorganization of field operations to scale for growth and efficiency and developed provider scorecard to provide transparent metrics for professional development and efficiency.

Dave earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Brigham Young University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Utah.

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