Matt Searles, Managing Partner of Merritt Healthcare Advisors stated, “Merritt is pleased to announce that Zion Eye has joined the CompEye team”.
As one of the largest ophthalmic MSO’s in the country, CompEye is focused on supporting its affiliated practices in their mission to deliver clinical excellence by providing best-in-class, full-spectrum practice management and administrative support services.
Dr. Jason Ahee of Zion Eye comments, “we are confident that after an exhaustive diligence and selection process, our practice has selected the ideal partner to help Zion Eye continue to provide high quality, low-cost care to patients in our region and beyond.”
“The opportunity to partner with Dr. Ahee and the doctors and staff at Zion Eye Institute is a great step forward for our organization. We’re excited to join them in building upon their reputation as eye care leaders in serving Southern Utah. This partnership is in alignment with our mission of building the nation’s preeminent eye care services company by partnering with world-class physicians, driving superior clinical and surgical outcomes, and optimizing the patient experience,” said Charles L. Smith, CEO of Comprehensive EyeCare Partners.
Zion Eye Institute has fellowship-trained specialists to cover every area of eye care and eye surgery, including LASIK, ICL, Cataract, Glaucoma, Cornea, Retina, Pediatric, and Cosmetic Eyelid surgery, for St. George, UT, Santa Clara, UT, Mesquite, NV, and Cedar City, UT. Their state-of-the-art facility, the Zion Eye Institute, is Southern Utah’s largest and most comprehensive eye surgery center.
About Zion Eye Institute
Since 1979, the Zion Eye Institute has proudly served the people of Southern Utah and the surrounding area with quality service and friendly staff. The St. George state-of-the-art facility is Southern Utah’s largest and most comprehensive eye surgery center. Built on the foundation of patient convenience and satisfaction, the Zion Eye Institute provides everything from routine childhood vision screenings to the most advanced diagnostic and surgical procedures for seniors.
About Comprehensive EyeCare Partners
Comprehensive EyeCare Partners (CompEye), is one of the largest vision care management services organizations in the United States and headquartered in Las Vegas. CompEye provides best-in-class, full-spectrum practice management and administrative services currently to 70 affiliated doctors, 37 clinics, and seven ambulatory surgery centers across eight practices in Nevada, Washington state and Utah.
About Merritt Healthcare Advisors
Merritt Healthcare Advisors (“MHA”) is focused exclusively on representing entrepreneur owners of surgical facilities and healthcare practices that are considering strategic options, whether it is selling an interest in their organization, creating a new partnership or growing through acquisition. MHA is unique in that we are the only firm that combines an investment banking background* with actual “owners” experience that comes from developing and managing our own healthcare facilities. We have used this experience to successfully complete more than $4 billion in transactions on behalf of our clients. As the industry’s leading Mergers and Acquisitions (“M&A”) firm, our proven process and extensive buyer network enables us to help our clients realize the absolute best financial and non-financial outcomes.
*Principals of Merritt Healthcare (“Merritt”) acted in their capacity as registered representatives of Burch & Company, Inc. (“BCI”), 4151 N. Mulberry Dr., Ste. 235, Kansas City, MO 64116, member FINRA/SIPC. Merritt principals are licensed investment banking agents of BCI. All services requiring a securities license are performed through BCI. BCI & Merritt are unaffiliated entities.