USMD Adds Two Physicians to Support Growing Healthcare Needs of Patients

Jul 09, 2015, 10:41 ET from USMD Health System

IRVING, Texas, July 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- USMD Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: USMD), a physician-led integrated healthcare system, announced today that two physicians — Samuel Davila, M.D., and Diane Nguyen, M.D. — have joined USMD Affiliated Services. Dr. Davila and Dr. Nguyen, who will both practice in Fort Worth, have been added to support the growing healthcare needs of the ever-increasing Fort Worth population. 

"Adding Drs. Davila and Nguyen to USMD's expanding physician base will allow us to continue providing the highest quality and most personalized care to our patients," said Richard Johnston, M.D., chief physician officer and executive vice president of USMD Holdings. "I am pleased to welcome these two providers to USMD."

Dr. Davila, an internal medicine physician, and Dr. Nguyen, a gastroenterology physician, have joined USMD at its Fort Worth Hogan Center Clinic. Both providers accept USMD SeniorCare, USMD's integrated program designed to provide senior patients with high-quality health care while addressing the specific needs of senior patients and their caregivers. The addition of Drs. Davila and Nguyen brings the number of USMD providers accepting SeniorCare patients to 85. Nationally, 10,000 baby boomers each day reach the age of 65, and it is estimated that by 2030, 18 percent of the U.S. will be age 65 or older. USMD is positioning itself to better care for this age group.

Dr. Davila received his medical degree at UT Southwestern Medical School and completed his residency in internal medicine at Baylor University Medical Center. He has more than seven years of experience caring for patients.

Dr. Nguyen received her medical degree at University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, completed her residency in internal medicine at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and completed her fellowship in gastroenterology at University of Michigan.

About USMD Holdings, Inc.

USMD is a publicly held (NASDAQ: USMD), physician-led, integrated health system committed to exemplary patient care. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, USMD serves the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area with more than 250 physicians and associate practitioners, and provides healthcare services to patients in just under 20 different specialties at its two hospitals, four cancer treatment centers and more than 50 physician clinics, many of which are multi-specialty. All 29 of USMD's primary care clinics have been accredited by the Patient-Centered Medical Home Program, a recognition program that is part of the National Committee for Quality Assurance. This recognition means that USMD's primary care clinics successfully display and utilize evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated patient care and long-term patient relationships. For more information about USMD, visit www.usmd.com.

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