Interview with Glen Silverman CEO of US Orthopaedic Partners

Glen M. Silverman is currently the CEO of US Orthopaedic Partners. USOP (US Orthopaedic Partners,), a private equity backed Management Services Organization was formed with the acquisition of MS Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center in Jackson MS in October of 2020. Before the acquisition, Silverman was CEO at MS Sports Medicine since 2015. Having devoted the last 30 years of his career in health care leadership both in the for-profit hospital sector and in the private physician practice sector, Silverman has a wide range of industry experience and knowledge of both hospital and private orthopedic practice operations, finance, and strategy. Glen has spent most of his career focused on improving efficiency, accountability, productivity, and profitability.

Prior to Joining USOP Glen spent sixteen years with Health Management Associates (HMA) working in both financial and operational leadership roles at both large tertiary hospitals and smaller community hospitals including having had the opportunity to build two replacement hospitals over that time. Among Glen’s accomplishments, he has become known as a turnaround specialist, often finding himself in positions that require culture change, physician re-alignment and strategic planning. Silverman has built his career with simple but effective philosophies: build loyalty at all levels through honesty and integrity, manage objectively using data to guide decision making, and challenge, support, and empower people, for they are your greatest assets. Glen’s record of accomplishment has been facilitated by his ability to lead and influence positive transformational change while adding value.

Glen, originally from Howell, New Jersey, has called the Jackson metro area home since 2004. Currently, Glen spends about 50% of his time at the USOP corporate headquarters in Alpharetta, GA. Glen and his wife Sharon have five children ranging from Eleven to thirty-one. When not at work Glen can be found on the golf course, at the gym, or with his family. Additionally, Glen serves multiple boards in and around the Jackson metro area.

Education and Credentials

  • MBA w/ concentration in Finance – University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL
  • B.A Health Care Administration – Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
  • Board Certification- American College of Healthcare Executives
  • Adjunct Professor- Mississippi College, 2006-2009
  • Past Graduate- Leadership Madison County, Leadership Rankin County, and Leadership Lake Norman.

Connect with Glen on LinkedIn

Interview questions:

Introduction | Can you provide an introduction to US Orthopaedic Partners? Summary of acquisitions, locations, and orthopedic partners,

The Start | US Orthopaedic Partners was founded in 2020 with the acquisition of MS Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center in Jackson, MS. Tell us about the formation of the company. Ie. the journey.

Why Private Equity| Can you share the decision to pursue private equity?

Acquisitions | Can you provide an overview of the major acquisitions? Ie. Southern Orthopaedic Surgeons, Andrews Sports Medicine, Jackson Anesthesia Pain

Footprint | What is the footprint of USOP? Where are your target areas?

Consolidation | How mature is consolidation in orthopedic practices?

Capital | Your capital partner for USOP is FFL (Friedman Fleischer Lowe). Can you tell us about FFL and its role?

Growth | Tell us about your growth plans?

USOP is a full-service, integrated orthopedic care platform that provides the full continuum of musculoskeletal treatment to patients in the Southeastern U.S.

Consolidation has been the prevailing theme in health insurance for almost a decade, but its effects on the providers are certain. The same can be said about hospital systems. The best way to catch up to industry trends is through partnering with companies and providers who are leading those trends. U.S. Orthopaedic Partners is making a conscious investment in future industry opportunities and we want like minded partners to join our effort to maintain relevance.

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