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DaVita Medical Group Announces New Region President

Release Date: 2/12/2018

DaVita Medical Group Announces New Region President

Brendan Dowling named president of DaVita Medical Group’s New Mexico region

ALBUQUERQUE N.M. (February 12, 2018)DaVita Medical Group, a division of DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading independent medical group in the United States, today announced that Brendan Dowling, MHA, has been named president of the group’s New Mexico region.

Dowling steps into this role as the previous region president, Dr. Aric Coffman, transitions to lead DaVita Medical Group’s growth in Washington state with The Everett Clinic. Among several clinical priorities, Dowling will be primarily focused on improving access to primary care, recruiting top clinical talent to the state of New Mexico and improving the group’s operational efficiencies.

 “Being a part of this organization gives me the opportunity and honor to contribute directly to my community through dedication to providing high-quality health care to patients throughout New Mexico,” said Brendan Dowling, region president of DaVita Medical Group New Mexico. “I’m very excited to be part of the leadership team and to continue to foster growth in this region.”

Dowling brings over 20 years of experience in healthcare operations, finance and information technology from integrated delivery systems, health plans and consulting organizations. In addition, he has an extensive background in Medicaid and Medicare and has a particular passion for providing services to the underserved. As region president, Dowling plays a key role in the planning and operations implementation of the organization’s coordinated care model throughout all local clinics.

Dowling is originally from Australia, immigrating to the United States in 1991. He holds a bachelor’s degree in actuarial science and a master’s degree in health administration.

About DaVita Medical Group
DaVita Medical Group is a division of DaVita Inc., a Fortune 500® company, that operates and manages medical groups and affiliated physician networks in California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, New Mexico and Washington. A leading independent medical group in America, DaVita Medical Group has over two decades of experience providing coordinated, outcomes-based medical care in a cost-effective manner. DaVita Medical Group’s teammates, employed clinicians and affiliated clinicians provided care for approximately 1.7 million patients.For more information, please visit DaVitaMedicalGroup.com.

About DaVita Inc.
DaVita Inc., a Fortune 500® company, is the parent company of DaVita Kidney Care and DaVita Medical Group. DaVita Kidney Care is a leading provider of kidney care in the United States, delivering dialysis services to patients with chronic kidney failure and end stage renal disease. As of September 30, 2017, DaVita Kidney Care operated or provided administrative services at 2,470 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 196,000 patients. The company also operated 230 outpatient dialysis centers located in 11 countries outside the United States. DaVita Medical Group manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks in California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, New Mexico and Washington in its pursuit to deliver excellent-quality health care in a dignified and compassionate manner. DaVita Medical Group’s teammates, employed clinicians and affiliated clinicians provided care for approximately 1.7 million patients. For more information, please visit DaVita.com/About.

Contact Information

Jennifer Deleo 
(505) 262-7207
Jennifer.Deleo@davita.com

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