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Dr. Richard A. Kresch MD

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US HealthVest
555 Wilson Lane
Des Plaines , Illinois 60016
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Company Description: US HealthVest is an innovative behavioral healthcare company that has redefined the psychiatric hospital space. De novo strategies and acquisitions of operating...   more
Background

Employment History

  • President and Chief Executive Officer
    Ascend Health Corporation
  • President and Chief Executive Officer
    Health Corporation
  • Executive Chairman
    Urgent Care Centers of New England

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • M.D.
  • MD
  • New York Medical College
  • M. D.
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Leadership « US Healthvest
www.ushealthvest.com, 26 Aug 2015 [cached]
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.
UHS to Acquire Ascend Health Corporation
www.uhsinc.com, 4 June 2012 [cached]
We believe that combining with UHS represents an outstanding opportunity for our Company and will greatly benefit our patients and staff," said Richard Kresch, M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Ascend.
Ascend Health Corporation
www.ascendhealth.net, 14 April 2012 [cached]
Dr. Richard Kresch President & Chief Executive Officer
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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.
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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.
DentonRC.com | News for Denton, Texas | Local News
www.dentonrc.com, 15 Sept 2005 [cached]
Ascend Health Corporation, based in New York City, is a budding company established recently by Dr. Richard Kresch, who serves as chief executive officer.Kresch was chief executive officer of Heartland Healthcare, which owned Millwood Hospital of Arlington and other hospitals, when the company sold its hospitals to Psychiatric Solutions Inc. in June 2004.Heartland Healthcare dissolved, and its management became part of the new Ascend Health Corporation, Kresch said.
"We started fresh with a new company - a new company with the old people," he said.
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Later, the company plans to have a separate headquarters, as it opens other facilities in North Texas and outreach centers in smaller communities, Kresch said.
About River School | NYC / NJ Private Preschool
www.theriverschool.com, 30 Dec 2015 [cached]
River School was founded in 1989 by Dr. Richard Kresch as an all day nursery school for children 2 months old to 6 years old.
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