Sheridan Capital Partners-backed Dermatologists of Central States Adds 5 Practices


CHICAGO, IL, August 12, 2020 - Dermatologists of Central States (“DOCS”), a portfolio company of Sheridan Capital Partners, announced today the completed partnerships of The Skin Care Center, Buckeye Dermatology, Dermatology Partners, DermacenterMD, and South Charleston Dermatology. These partnerships are the latest affiliations completed by DOCS as DOCS expanded from being the largest practice in southwest Ohio to being one of the largest dermatology-focused service organizations in the U.S., with partner practice clinics in seven states across the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic.

“We are excited to announce our partnerships with these five leading practices that solidify our market leadership in Ohio and West Virginia, and help continue to build our leadership in Indiana and Illinois. These practices are representative of the cultures we seek at DOCS, namely a patient-first mentality and a focus on clinical excellence. We look forward to embracing them at DOCS and leveraging their talents and best practices,” explained Chief Executive Officer, John Macke.

In addition to successfully completing these partnerships, DOCS has welcomed 32 new providers over the past twelve months. “We are proud of the physician-centric culture we have built at DOCS. We strive to offer the support that physicians desire, and our in-house residency allows us to recruit physicians to our platform to learn the benefits of private practice,” said Chief Medical Officer, Dermatologist, and Dermatopathologist, Michael P. Conroy, M.D.

DOCS’ 155+ providers practicing in over 70 clinic locations across seven states benefit from the significant investment in corporate infrastructure at DOCS that allows providers to focus exclusively on patient care while reducing the burdens of managing a practice.

About Dermatologists of Central States

Dermatologists of Central States is a leading provider of dermatological services in Ohio, and a service provider to dermatology practices in Michigan, West Virginia, Illinois, Indiana, Pennsylvania, and North Carolina. Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio and with over 70 locations and over 155 providers, DOCS is one of the largest dermatology-focused service organizations in the U.S. providing a comprehensive suite of services to support dermatological medical practices.

About Sheridan Capital Partners

Sheridan Capital Partners is a Chicago-based healthcare private equity firm that focuses on lower middle market buyouts and growth equity in the U.S. and Canada. Sheridan partners with companies in the verticals of providers and provider services, healthcare IT and outsourced services, and consumer health and medical products, bringing strategic resources to accelerate growth, build enduring value, and achieve strong results.

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