Maintaining Clinical Quality in the DSO Landscape
Thursday, July 11, 2019
11:00 a.m. -11:40 a.m.
Craig Abramowitz graduated from New York University College of Dentistry in 1987. After graduation, Dr Abramowitz completed a General Practice Residency at Montefiore Medical Center. Following his residency, Dr Abramowitz practiced Dentistry for 10 years, and in 1997 he merged his offices with a private equity backed Dental Practice Management Company. After complaining about the CEOs he reported into, Dr Abramowitz felt it was time for people to complain about his managerial style, and was hired in 2001 as the CEO of DDS Partners. In 2005 Dr. Abramowitz founded his own Dental Support Organization (DSO), North East Dental Management. He grew North East Dental Management in partnership with with two Private Equity firms to 65 offices in seven states. In 2016 he merged North East Dental Management with Dental Care Alliance, creating the fourth largest DSO in the country.
Dr. Abramowitz presently serves on the Board of Directors of Dental Care Alliance, Altima (2nd largest Canadian DSO), and United Concordia (a subsidiary of Highmark Health Care).
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