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EyeSouth Partners (“EyeSouth” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has completed a strategic partnership with Cobb Eye Center (“Cobb Eye”), expanding its presence into the Marietta and northwest Atlanta regions. EyeSouth is an eye care-focused physician services organization formed by Shore Capital Partners, a leading lower middle market healthcare private equity firm.

Cobb Eye is led by ophthalmologists Bruce Crowley, M.D. and Gerry Parada, M.D., who provide care at two clinical locations in Marietta and Dallas, Georgia. Cobb Eye offers a suite of eye care services including cataract surgery, glaucoma treatment, diabetic eye management and routine eye exams.

“We are thrilled about the partnership with EyeSouth and the deep experience and dedicated management and support services they offer,” said Dr. Bruce Crowley. “We are excited to begin our next phase of growth with the support of EyeSouth. This partnership will enable us to further execute our strategy of optimizing our patients’ experience through our commitment to clinical quality, industry-leading physician expertise, the latest technologies, and best-in-class administrative support. We have always valued practicing in a caring and compassionate manner and will continue to maintain close relationships with our patients and their referring physicians.”

Since its founding in 1985, Cobb Eye has offered the highest quality eye care treatment services to patients throughout northwest Atlanta. Cobb Eye will continue to operate under its brand, with no changes to its staff, physicians or locations.

“We are extremely excited to have Cobb Eye join the EyeSouth affiliation network,” said Eugene Gabianelli, M.D., Chief Medical Officer of EyeSouth Partners. “Cobb Eye Center has a longstanding reputation for high quality patient care, and we look forward to partnering with the physicians and support team to provide additional resources and expertise to continue the practice’s history of growth.”

EyeSouth’s affiliate network consists of 55 doctors providing medical and surgical eye care services at 36 locations throughout Georgia, Florida, and North Carolina.

To learn more about a partnership with EyeSouth Partners, visit or contact Charlie Shreve, VP of Business Development & Strategy, [email protected].

About EyeSouth Partners

Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, EyeSouth Partners (“EyeSouth”) is an eye care physician services organization committed to partnering with leading physicians to build a premier network of eye care services in Georgia and the Southeast. EyeSouth’s partner practices’ clinical mission is to provide high quality medical and surgical specialty eye care. EyeSouth supports its affiliated practices and physician partners with capital, administrative resources, operating expertise, and strategic guidance with an absolute focus on clinical quality and a patient-first culture. EyeSouth’s affiliate network consists of 55 doctors practicing at 36 locations throughout Georgia, Florida, and North Carolina. EyeSouth is backed by Shore Capital Partners, a leading lower middle market healthcare private equity firm. For more information about EyeSouth Partners, please visit:

About Shore Capital Partners

Shore Capital is a Chicago-based private equity firm focused exclusively on microcap healthcare investments. Shore supports management partners with capital, business development expertise, and industry knowledge to accelerate growth, fund acquisitions, and generate value to shareholders. Shore targets investments in proven, successful private companies with superior management teams, stable cash flow, and significant growth potential, including organic and growth through industry consolidation. Shore has approximately $600 million of equity capital under management through various investment vehicles. For more information, please visit: