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MEDNAX Announces Acquisition of Maternal-Fetal Medicine Practice in Tennessee

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 20, 2017-- MEDNAX, Inc. (NYSE:MD), today announced the acquisition of Greater Nashville Perinatology, PLC, a private maternal-fetal medicine physician practice based in Nashville, Tennessee.

Established in 2009, Greater Nashville Perinatology employs one physician, seven sonographers and five non-clinical associates. The practice specializes in care for expectant mothers, including those with high-risk and complicated pregnancies, by providing consults, various diagnostic testing including percutaneous umbilical blood sampling (PUBS), ultrasounds, genetic counseling, inpatient services, and deliveries. Greater Nashville Perinatology has three patient offices located in Smyrna, Franklin and Nashville and provides services to TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center, Williamson Medical Center and TriStar Centennial Women’s Hospital.

“As we adapt to the changing healthcare landscape, partnering with MEDNAX’s national network will allow us to continue to focus our efforts on providing quality ultrasound services and excellent personal care for our patients,” said Michael DeRoche, M.D., who will serve as medical director for the practice. “In addition, MEDNAX’s extensive research, education and quality initiatives will support our desire to positively impact the development of the perinatal and neonatal episode of care model and improve ultrasound quality throughout Tennessee.”

This acquisition adds to the services MEDNAX provides in Tennessee through its affiliated network of physicians across multiple specialties which include anesthesiology, maternal-fetal medicine, neonatology, newborn hearing screens, obstetric hospitalist, pediatric cardiology, pediatric hospitalist, pediatric infectious disease, pediatric intensive care, pediatric surgery, pediatric urology and radiology.

This was a cash transaction and it is expected to be immediately accretive to earnings. No additional terms of the transaction were disclosed.

With this acquisition, six physician group practices have become part of MEDNAX in 2017.


MEDNAX, Inc. is a national health solutions partner comprised of the nation's leading providers of physician services. Physicians and advanced practitioners practicing as part of MEDNAX are reshaping the delivery of care within their specialties and subspecialties, using evidence-based tools, continuous quality initiatives, clinical research and telemedicine to enhance patient outcomes and provide high-quality, cost-effective care. The Company was founded in 1979, and today, through its affiliated professional corporations, MEDNAX provides services through a network of more than 3,725 physicians in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. In addition to its national physician network, MEDNAX provides services to healthcare facilities and physicians in over 40 states through two complementary businesses, consisting of a management services company and a consulting services company. Additional information is available at

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Source: MEDNAX, Inc.

Charles Lynch, 954-384-0175, Ext. 5692
Vice President, Strategy and Investor Relations