Access our Advanced Practice Providers for Surgical Care

Access our Advanced Practice Providers for Surgical Care

Let AP Health manage your surgical teams
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Hospitals

Outsource OR Surgical Assistants
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Practitioners

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"Our mission is to provide a team of highly skilled surgical first assistants to operating rooms across the country. We reduce costs, improve efficiency, and enhance outcomes for our hospital and surgeon partners."
- J. Toby Gray, Chief Executive Officer

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“Our providers are the key to our success. To attract and retain the best, AP Health employees have stock ownership in the company. We align our compensation incentives to deliver superior services to hospitals and surgeons.”
- Greg Flanagan, Chief Operating Officer

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"For financial and clinical reasons, hospitals are expanding their reliance on outsourced advanced practice providers, especially in surgical care. At AP Health, we're committed to delivering value to hospital partners."
- J. Toby Gray, Chief Executive Officer

Reviews

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“AP Health gives me two surgical assistants on my OR days, one for each room, easily saving me an hour a day. Those same two practitioners are dedicated to me every day, which provides consistency, and when they’re out on PTO, AP Health provides me with a quality replacement assistant.”

Erol Yoldas, Orthopedic Surgeon
Fort Lauderdale, FL

I am an OBGYN at Memorial West and past Chief of Staff.  Just want to let you know that I did a case with one of your Physician Assistants this morning and had a great experience. Extremely competent very skilled  and knowledgeable.  A  pleasure to work with.

Dr. Todd Goldberg, DO
Pembroke Pines, FL

“I can wholeheartedly recommend AP Health as a superb assistant program. I have worked with this group over 15 years in primarily outpatient and short stay spinal procedures. They are all excellent assistants and are whole heartedly committed to the surgeons needs and wants and to the flow of the entire operative team. Their approach positively impacts the entire surgical team from very rapid room turnovers to skilled and efficient wound closures. can recommend them without reservation.”

Timothy P. Schoettle, Neurosurgeon
Howell Allen Clinic in Nashville

Company Updates

How to Combat ‘The Great Resignation’ By Wes Gray, VP of Finance

To succeed in serving our hospital and surgeon customers, we have to offer a talented team of professionals, as well as cost savings when compared to an in-house staffing alternative. This requires a laser focus on efficiency and flexibility in our operations.

Cardiothoracic Surgery is a Passion for Irina Gruboy, PA-C, PhD

“I can’t think of doing anything but cardiac surgery,” says Irina Gruboy, PA-C. “It is my true passion in life because we take people into the operating room and about three or four hours later, we change lives for the better. It is so gratifying knowing that you are part of something so monumental for them and I think it’s absolutely incredible.”

Denis Karchebnyi Finds Opportunity, Advancement at AP Health

AP Health has been implementing what Denis does intuitively into its Surgeon Relationship Management (SRM) program.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a question about AP Health? See the list below for our most frequently asked questions. If your question is not listed here, then please contact us.

  • What surgical specialties does your company cover?

    All specialties

  • How does AP Health help surgeons?

    AP Health is all about making surgeons’ lives at the hospital easier which makes yours easier – and your hospital more profitable – and a better place for patients to receive care. It’s about intelligently offloading non-procedure work to Advanced Practice Providers and other professionals and working as a perioperative team.

  • How is your firm compensated?

    Typically, we receive a stipend from the hospital to manage the Surgical First Assistant (SFA) program – and will guarantee savings (at your current volume of surgeries) while providing a number of additional benefits to your hospital. The remainder comes from the professional services that AP Health bills for separately that are deemed “medically necessary.” The percentage of savings depends on a number of factors including a hospitals’ case-mix, payor-mix, and surgeons.  AP is able to provide a discount to hospitals because AP bills third parties directly. However, there are many functions performed by AP which are not reimbursable such as double scrubbing, assisting on a non-medically necessary cases, and other payer specific restrictions.

  • Why choose AP Health to improve our hospital’s perioperative services – versus doing it on our own?

    While your hospital may be an exception, this is a new, advanced, perioperative approach for the vast majority of hospitals which simply do not have the in-house resources to manage and execute. This includes the Clinical Perioperative Staffing, Information Technology, and Perioperative Process Improvement services needed. As a third-party we can bill separately for our Advanced Practice Providers (that are deemed medically necessary according to strict compliance rules) and therefore save you money.

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