American Physician Partners’ Acquisition of Emergigroup Physician Associates


APP’s legal representation was provided by Bass, Berry & Sims PLC. EGPA was advised by Nexus Health Capital, and legal representation was provided by Waller, Lansden, Dortch, & Davis, LLP.

American Physician Partners (APP), a leader in emergency medicine and hospital medicine practice management services, executed the acquisition of Emergigroup Physician Associates, PA (EGPA) based in Houston, Texas.

Through its affiliated entities Kirby Emergency Physicians, San Jacinto Emergency Physicians, West Houston Emergency Physicians, and Woodlands Emergency Physicians, EGPA provides emergency medicine management services for 15 Houston Methodist facilities.

EGPA has served Houston Methodist for 18 years in what has been a long-standing, mutually beneficial partnership. Many of EGPA’s providers are intimately integrated into the framework of their client hospitals, serving as medical directors, quality officers, chiefs of service, chief medical officers, and chiefs of staff. EGPA’s team of 150 physicians and more than 50 advanced practice clinicians care for approximately 365,000 emergency department patients annually. One of the nation’s leading health systems and academic medical centers, Houston Methodist consists of eight hospitals, eight freestanding emergency care centers, a number of outpatient facilities, and an extensive network of primary care doctors and specialists.

Bass, Berry & Sims advised APP with a team including Noah R. Black, Elizabeth A. Bounds, Stefanie R. Chamberlain, Bo R. Cook, Curtis L. Fisher, Leslie M. Ford, Maleaka N. Guice, Andrew Hard, Michael J. Holley (Picture), Vincent B. Lillegard, Bryan W. Metcalf, Elaine C. Naughton, Brianna R. Powell, Lucas Ross Smith, Craig Stewart, Quyen Vo and Elizabeth S. Warren.

Involved fees earner: Noah Black – Bass Berry & Sims; Elizabeth Bounds – Bass Berry & Sims; Stefanie R. Chamberlain – Bass Berry & Sims; Bo Cook – Bass Berry & Sims; Curtis Fisher – Bass Berry & Sims; Leslie Ford – Bass Berry & Sims; Maleaka Guice – Bass Berry & Sims; Andrew Hard – Bass Berry & Sims; Michael Holley – Bass Berry & Sims; Vincent Lillegard – Bass Berry & Sims; Bryan Metcalf – Bass Berry & Sims; Elaine Naughton – Bass Berry & Sims; Brianna Powell – Bass Berry & Sims; Lucas Ross Smith – Bass Berry & Sims; Craig Stewart – Bass Berry & Sims; Quyen Vo – Bass Berry & Sims; Elizabeth Warren – Bass Berry & Sims;

Law Firms: Bass Berry & Sims;

Clients: American Physician Partners;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti