Mr. Sam Civello serves as Vice President of Operations for Platinum Dermatology Partners where he brings two decades of experience in healthcare operations and analytics, including expertise in revenue cycle, budget planning, administration and physician relations.
Prior to joining Platinum, Mr. Civello spent much of his career with MedSynergies, an Optum company in Irving, Texas specializing in the alignment of physician operations within health systems. At MedSynergies, Mr. Civello held a variety of senior management roles, most recently serving as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for the Joint Venture Management Services Organization (MSO) of its largest client, Catholic Health Initiatives.
Prior to working with Catholic Health Initiatives, Mr. Civello served as Vice President of Operations for Texas Health Physicians Group (THPG). While with THPG, Mr. Civello had oversight for practice operational matters and participated in the development of clinic financial objectives and business plans. He also supported the planning and implementation of new opportunities that included physician recruitment, physician practice collaboration and partnering activities.
Mr. Civello earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from The University of Texas at Austin and his Master of Business Administration in Health Services Management from The University of North Texas. In 2013, Mr. Civello was nominated for the Modern Healthcare “Up-and-Comers Award” and was a finalist for the “Young Healthcare Executive of the Year” by the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council. He is a member of the Medical Group Management Association, the Healthcare Financial Management Association and the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Mr. Civello is an avid sports fan, volunteer coach and golfer. He is married and has two boys whom he enjoys coaching in baseball and basketball.