EyeSouth Partners Affiliates With Raleigh Ophthalmology, Representing the Network’s 31st Affiliation and First Practice in North Carolina
ATLANTA, September 6, 2022 – EyeSouth Partners (“EyeSouth” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has completed an affiliation with Raleigh Ophthalmology (“ROPC”). The affiliation represents EyeSouth’s thirty-first affiliation overall and first in the state of North Carolina. EyeSouth is an eye care-focused management services organization backed by Shore Capital Partners, committed to partnering with leading physicians to build a premier network of eye care services in the U.S. EyeSouth’s affiliate network consists of 31 practices with over 250 doctors providing medical and surgical eye care services at over 150 locations including 19 surgery centers throughout Georgia, Texas, Louisiana, Florida, Tennessee, Ohio, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Alabama, and North Carolina.
Raleigh Ophthalmology is led by Dr. Paul Riske and a team of ten other physicians. The Practice serves the Raleigh area and provides a suite of clinical and surgical eyecare services across three clinical locations.
“We view this as an opportune time to partner with an organization like EyeSouth, who can provide the resources and expertise to allow us to achieve our vision of growth while retaining the clinical quality that Raleigh Ophthalmology is known for,” said Dr. Riske.
“The state of North Carolina has been a target expansion geography for some time now, but we’ve been waiting for the right practice. We believe that the stellar reputation and leadership at Raleigh Ophthalmology makes this practice an ideal starting point to build our footprint in North Carolina,” said Dr. Eugene Gabianelli, M.D.
About EyeSouth Partners
Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, EyeSouth Partners (“EyeSouth”) is an eye care management services organization committed to partnering with leading physicians to build a premier network of eye care services throughout the U.S. 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 strategic guidance, administrative resources, operating expertise, and capital with an absolute focus on clinical quality and a patient-first culture. EyeSouth’s affiliate network consists of over 250 doctors providing medical and surgical eye care services at over 150 locations throughout Georgia, Texas, Louisiana, Florida, Tennessee, Ohio, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Alabama, and North Carolina. EyeSouth is backed by Shore Capital Partners, a Chicago-based private equity firm. For more information about EyeSouth Partners, please visit: www.eyesouthpartners.com.
About Shore Capital Partners
Shore Capital, a Chicago-based private equity firm with offices in Nashville, is focused on microcap investments within the Healthcare, Food and Beverage, Business Services and Real Estate industries. Shore supports management partners with capital, business development expertise and industry knowledge to accelerate growth, fund acquisitions and generate value for shareholders. Shore targets investments in proven, successful private companies with superior management teams, stable cash flow and significant growth potential, including organic growth and growth through industry consolidation. Shore has $2 billion of equity capital under management through various investment vehicles. For mor