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We focus on personal choice and specialized care. Our facilities provide high quality care by working closely to integrate our services with the healthcare system in each local community. We operate freestanding psychiatric hospitals and a residential treatm... more.
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New York Medical College
University Behavioral Health of Denton
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Richard A. Kresch, M.D., President & Chief Executive Officer
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 866-746-1707
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Richard A. Kresch, M.D.
President and Chief Executive Officer Richard A. Kresch, M.D. is a successful entrepreneur with more than 30 years of experience in the for-profit and not-for-profit healthcare services space. Dr. Kresch founded Ascend Health in 2005 and, as CEO, built it into the largest privately-held psychiatric hospital company, with $200 million in annual revenues, prior to its sale in 2012 to Universal Health Services. Earlier in Dr. Kresch's career, he founded and led Heartland Health Developments, a psychiatric care provider that was sold to Psychiatric Solutions in 2004. Dr. Kresch also established and sold a regional chain of skilled nursing facilities prior to Heartland Health Developments. Dr. Kresch serves as Executive Chairman of Urgent Care Centers of New England and also founded The River School, a regional chain of childcare centers. Dr. Kresch is a graduate of New York Medical College. He completed his Adult Psychiatry training at the Mount Sinai Medical Center of New York City and completed a fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City. Dr. Kresch spent 20 years as a practicing psychiatrist at the Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City.
Oak HC/FT, a leading venture-growth equity fund investing in healthcare services technology companies, joins founding investors Polaris Partners, F-Prime Capital Partners and Richard A. Kresch, M.D. in this funding round to directly enable the company to further expand its coverage.
Bringing psychiatric and substance abuse care to underserved communities, USHV hospitals develop an array of specialized programs in response to community need and partner with existing medical providers to expand services and improve access to care. "US HealthVest strives to be the most innovative behavioral healthcare company and has redefined the psychiatric hospital space," says Richard A. Kresch, M.D., President & CEO of US HealthVest. The Company was founded in 2013 by Dr. Kresch, formerly Founder & CEO of Ascend Health Corporation and Heartland Health Developments.
Richard Kresch, MD
CEO at US HealthVest. Founding CEO of Ascend Health
Ascend Health Corporation
Dr. Richard Kresch
President & Chief Executive Officer Richard Kresch, M.D. President and CEO Richard A. Kresch, MD, possesses 30 years of experience in the fields of adult, adolescent and child psychiatry. His experience includes private practice in psychiatry as well as leadership in the not-for-profit sector and in the for-profit psychiatric hospital and skilled nursing sectors. After 10 years of experience in the not-for-profit sector, Richard built and sold two businesses; first a chain of skilled nursing facilities and later Heartland Health Developments, a psychiatric hospital company. Richard is a Graduate of New York Medical College. He completed his adult psychiatry training at the Mount Sinai Medical Center of New York City and completed a fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City. He served on the faculty of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and was an attending physician at Presbyterian Hospital for 20 years. After completing his master's degree at Duke in 1981, Neal spent 14 years at HCA, Inc. then over 4 years with Behavioral Health Corporation before joining Dr. Richard Kresch at Heartland in 1999.