(Miami, Florida – October 4, 2017) – Gastro Health is pleased to announce and welcome Simon Frisch, MBA as its new Vice President of Operations. In this role, Frisch will report to the CEO and oversee the operational strategy and execution for the company. This includes operating, growing and optimizing Gastro Health Care Centers, markets, and affiliated Ancillary Services (imaging, infusion, ambulatory surgery centers, anesthesia, and pathology) to deliver on the Gastro Health mission to provide outstanding medical care and an exceptional healthcare experience.
“I am honored to move into this newly-created leadership position at Gastro Health,” said Frisch. “I am excited and grateful to join the physicians and leadership team at Gastro Health as together we build the best-in-class, national gastroenterology platform.”
Frisch is a seasoned health care entrepreneur and business leader with over 20 years of diverse industry and functional experience. He has served in leadership positions with prominent national medical groups, health solutions providers, and management consultant firms. Frisch brings to Gastro Health a wealth of practical experience growing and leading multi-site healthcare operations in collaboration with physicians, hospital partners, and team members. Frisch joins Gastro Health from MEDNAX, a national healthcare solutions provider, where he served for over 10 years in progressive leadership roles, most recently as Director of Operations for MEDNAX’s Florida-based businesses. Frisch also honed his strategic and analytical skills as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company, Johnson & Johnson and Deloitte Consulting.
“We are very pleased to welcome Simon to the Gastro Health team,” said Alejandro Fernandez, Gastro Health Chief Executive Officer. “He brings a wealth of experience and vision which will build upon the progress we’ve made toward optimizing our operations. Simon will be an integral part of our team as we continue to expand throughout Florida, and the rest of the country.”
Frisch earned an MBA in Marketing and Operations Management from The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania. He also holds a Bachelor’s in Plan II Honors (liberal arts honors program) from the University of Texas at Austin.