Detroit Medical Center Selects NorthStar Anesthesia

Leading national anesthesia care company to manage anesthesia services, including residency and CRNA training programs, for largest healthcare provider in Southeast Michigan

Aug 19, 2015, 13:42 ET from NorthStar Anesthesia

DALLAS, Aug. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NorthStar Anesthesia, one of the country's leading anesthesia care companies, announced today that it has been selected by the Detroit Medical Center (DMC) to manage the hospital's anesthesia services, including its active residency and CRNA training programs.

The DMC is one of the region's most prominent health systems, with more than 2,000 licensed beds and 3,000 affiliated physicians. It is the leading academically integrated system in metropolitan Detroit, affiliated with the medical schools of Wayne State University and Michigan State University.

"NorthStar Anesthesia is bringing a proven anesthesia model to Detroit, combining experience, leadership and a transparent approach to the transition process," said NorthStar CEO Chris Riopelle.

"We are excited to begin serving one of the most respected academic medical centers in the country, actively engaging with the residency and CRNA training programs," said Dr. Brian Woods, Chief Medical Officer at NorthStar. "Based on NorthStar Anesthesia's strong track record of success, we are confident that we will help maintain focus on providing the highest quality of patient care."

"NorthStar remains focused on creating the greatest anesthesia care community in America, and we are honored to partner with a respected hospital like the Detroit Medical Center," added Riopelle.

About NorthStar Anesthesia
NorthStar Anesthesia is a community of caregivers, founded by an anesthesiologist and a CRNA. NorthStar partners with hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) nationwide to deliver a more productive and efficient model of anesthesia care. Its care team approach focuses on the provision of high quality while measurably improving operating room performance. This approach attracted a majority investment from TPG Growth in 2013 and established NorthStar as one of the most successful and fastest growing anesthesia care companies in America. NorthStar is currently in 19 states with more than 120 facilities. For more information, visit


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