USMD Holdings, Inc. ( NASDAQ: USMD), a physician-led integrated healthcare system, announces that Michael Bukosky has been appointed executive vice president of USMD Holdings, Inc. and president of Physician Practice Management. In his position, Bukosky will oversee operations of USMD’s physicians group, consisting of more than 250 physicians and associate practitioners and nearly 70 clinics, many of which are multi-specialty, across the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. “I am excited to welcome Michael to the executive management team of USMD,” said John House, M.D., chairman and chief executive officer of USMD Holdings. “With more than 35 years of experience in hospital administration and clinic and physician group administration and operations, Michael brings a great deal of knowledge and leadership and organizational skills to USMD. Adding him to our team will serve us well as USMD continues to grow in order to meet the evolving healthcare needs of patients in the DFW area.” Prior to joining USMD, Bukosky served as chief executive officer of University of Louisville Physicians in Louisville, Ky., the organization that resulted in the integration of all clinical practices of the University of Louisville School of Medicine. University of Louisville Physicians is the largest, multi-specialty physician practice group in Louisville, with more than 78 subspecialties and more than 600 primary care and specialty physicians who staff more than 110 locations throughout Kentucky and Indiana and practice in all hospital systems in the Louisville and Southern Indiana area. During his time at University of Louisville Physicians, Bukosky led implementation and management of the new, integrated practice group, oversaw integration of the nearly 25 individual clinical practices into a unified group and developed the new organizational, management and operations structure of the organization. Prior to his time with University of Louisville Physicians, Bukosky served as executive vice president and chief administrative officer of Carle Clinic Association in Urbana, Ill., where he oversaw operational leadership and financial performance of the entire system, including 10 outpatient locations and one hospital. He also has more than 20 years of experience working in administration at Scott and White in Temple, Texas, including serving as the organization’s executive director where he oversaw operations for the entire system, consisting of more than 500 physicians, 60 clinical specialties, 20 clinic locations and one hospital.
In addition, Bukosky is active in the American Medical Group Association (AMGA), a trade association representing medical groups, health systems and other organized systems of care, including some of the nation’s largest, most prestigious integrated delivery systems. AMGA represents more than 130,000 physicians, providing healthcare services to more than 120 million patients. Bukosky has been involved with AMGA since 2002. He has served as a board member since 2005 and has served as the organization’s chairman of the board, secretary and treasurer. He is also actively involved with the Public Policy Committee, which represents more than 100,000 physicians nationally in matters of governmental policy.“I am excited to join USMD as executive vice president and president of Physician Practice Management,” said Bukosky. “The healthcare industry is continually changing and I am proud to be a part of such a strong, patient-focused organization. I look forward to working as part of the USMD leadership team to further advance the organization’s mission of delivering world-class, cost-effective healthcare.” Bukosky received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Accounting from Kings College in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., and his Master’s degree in Healthcare Administration from Southwest Texas University in San Marcos, Texas. About USMD Holdings, Inc. USMD is a publicly held (NASDAQ: USMD), physician-led integrated healthcare system committed to exemplary patient care. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, USMD serves the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area with more than 250 physicians and associate practitioners, and provides healthcare services to patients in just under 20 different specialties at its hospitals, nine cancer treatment centers and nearly 70 physician clinics. For more information about USMD, visit www.usmd.com.