Who We Are

Our senior leadership team is involved at every stage of these processes— bringing our experience in investment banking, management consulting and operational expertise to secure outsized outcomes for your practice.

Michael Kroin

Managing Partner

B.A – Accounting, Indiana University
M.B.A – Finance, Indiana University

As a managing partner at Physician Growth Partners, Michael leads transaction execution and strategic development for independent physician practices and groups. Michael started his career as a healthcare investment banker at Brown Gibbons Lang & Company. He worked with specialty physician practices, positioning them for transactions to private equity, medical groups, hospitals, health systems and other strategic buyers. As a key advisor in these transactions, Michael helped clients maximize their value and achieve the goals of shareholders.

At PGP, Michael uses his understanding of the healthcare landscape to guide clients through each transaction. At every stage of the process, Michael’s hands-on and innovative approach gives clients the value of experience and senior leadership insight, positioning them for the best possible outcomes and helping them to achieve their goals and succession plans.

Ezra Simons

Managing Partner

B.A – Finance, Indiana University

Ezra leads operational consulting and transaction execution for Physician Growth Partners. Ezra began his career working at Huron Consulting Group and Brown Gibbons Lang & Company where he dealt exclusively with physician practices and health systems, providing valuation, operational consulting and transaction advisory services. His work focused on the expansion of provider service networks and service line offerings for health systems as well as their associated integration into broader networks. This experience gave him a deep knowledge of day-to-day operations of physician practices and groups. Whether it’s patient engagement strategies, geographic and service line expansion or provider recruitment, Ezra understands the essential aspects of running a healthcare business.

Ezra uses his hands-on experience to help independent physician groups navigate the industry’s competitive landscape. As a managing partner at PGP, Ezra focuses on mergers and acquisitions, private equity consolidation and physician practice operations to help develop and implement strategies to foster growth and increase value.

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