U.S. Digestive Health, a network of top-rated gastrointestinal (GI) practices managed by US Digestive Health Management, a management services organization created to expand access to high-quality, low-cost gastroenterology care, announced today that it has partnered with Gastrointestinal Specialists (“GI Specialists”), a leading gastroenterology practice based in Northeast Philadelphia.

With the addition of this new partnership, U.S. Digestive Health Management now oversees a network of gastroenterology providers and services with 24 locations, 13 ambulatory surgery centers, 101 physicians, 43 advanced practice providers, and more than 700 total employees.

With offices throughout Central and Southeastern Pennsylvania, including the Greater Philadelphia region, U.S. Digestive Health Management works hand-in-hand with gastroenterology partner practices to meet the challenges of a fast-changing healthcare landscape. By providing innovative business management and technology solutions that ease administrative burdens and support their financial success, U.S. Digestive Health Management allows physicians to stay focused on delivering great patient care.

Dr. Harvey Lefton, MD , Founder of GI Specialists said, “For over 45 years Gastrointestinal Specialists has striven to provide the highest level of care to our patients in Northeast Philadelphia, Bucks County and Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania. Partnering with US Digestive Health is the beginning of an exciting new chapter for both our team and the patients we serve. We look forward to joining this rapidly expanding network of practices that share our commitment to the delivery of compassionate, exceptional medicine.”

“As our expansion continues, our commitment to the communities we serve and to our patients remains the same. We search for top GI practices with exceptional reputations in the Philadelphia area and beyond, assuring potential and current patients that when they choose to visit a U.S. Digestive Health practice, they are choosing excellence in care,” said Jerry Tillinger, CEO of U.S. Digestive Health Management. “GI Specialists has proven that patient-focused care is their priority, and we are thrilled to partner with this skilled group of board-certified specialists.”

U.S. Digestive Health Management was formed in 2019 by Amulet Capital Partners, LP (“Amulet”), a healthcare private equity investment firm based in Greenwich, Connecticut, in partnership with member practice partner physicians.

Gabriel Luft, Partner with Amulet commented, “We are thrilled to announce that U.S. Digestive Health has partnered with another practice that leads in patient experience, outcomes and value.” 

Luft added, “As U.S. Digestive Health continues its expansion throughout the Philadelphia region and beyond, we are pleased that the search for new practices continues to prioritize excellence in care, high standards in medicine, and innovation in diagnosis and treatment for patients.”

For more information please visit https://usdigestivehealth.com/

About US Digestive Health 

US Digestive Health oversees a network of 140 gastroenterology providers and has 26 locations, 13 ambulatory surgery centers, and more than 700 total employees in Pennsylvania. They are at the forefront of the rapidly advancing science of digestive health, bringing new insight into the care, treatment, and prevention of digestive health disorders.

About Amulet Capital Partners, LP 

Amulet Capital Partners, LP is a middle-market private equity investment firm based in Greenwich, CT, focused exclusively on the healthcare sector. Amulet seeks to achieve long-term capital appreciation through privately negotiated investments in companies. Amulet Capital Partners focuses on those segments it believes have the most attractive long-term fundamentals with a target investment size generally between $25 million to $150 million. For additional information, please visit www.amuletcapital.com.

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