United Digestive makes 1st acquisition since formation — 3 insights

Atlanta-based United Digestive partnered with Savannah, Ga.-based Center for Digestive & Liver Health.

What you should know:

1. CDLH was formed more than 25 years ago. The practice has three clinics and one endoscopy center. The CDLH care team has 10 physicians and four advanced practice providers.

2. CDLH co-founder Edward Rydzak, MD, said the partnership will reduce the administrative burden placed on the practice. He said, "We are excited to be part of a quality-driven organization that brings not only great operational support and resources for our team, but also ensures its physicians maintain control of decisions related to patient care."

3. United Digestive was formed in December 2018 when private equity firm Frazier Healthcare Partners entered into a deal with Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates. This is the platform's first deal since it was formed.

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