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Midwest Vision Partners Announces Partnership With Parschauer Eye Center

January 4, 2021 GMT

CHICAGO & SANDUSKY, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 4, 2021--

Midwest Vision Partners (“MVP”) is pleased to announce its partnership with Parschauer Eye Center (“PEC”) - MVP’s eighth partnership to date. MVP is a people-focused eye care management services organization committed to partnering with leading ophthalmologists and optometrists to build the preeminent PatientFirst platform in the Midwest. MVP’s partnership with Parschauer Eye Center expands its network to over 95 physicians serving 44 locations across Michigan and Ohio.

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Parschauer Eye Center opened the first ophthalmology practice in the Sandusky area in 1946 as Sandusky Ophthalmology, and has since grown to operate two clinics in Sandusky and Fremont with over 10 ophthalmologists and optometrists. Led by Dr. Kenneth Parschauer, D.O. and Dr. Eric Dudenhoefer, M.D., the practice shares a value for personal service and patient-centric care, providing comprehensive optometric and ophthalmic care with specialties in cataracts, cornea, glaucoma, plastics, retina, and laser vision.

Drs. Kenneth Parschauer and Eric Dudenhoefer shared, “We are enthusiastic about partnering and growing with MVP and the outstanding practices within their platform. Our shared commitment to putting people first makes this partnership a natural next step in improving our ability to provide world class eye care in the great lakes region.”

Joseph Giles, MVP’s President and Chief Executive Officer, stated, “It has been a pleasure to get to know Drs. Parschauer and Dudenhoefer and to gain an appreciation for their profound commitment to PEC’s physicians, staff and patients. They have built a tremendous practice, and we are excited to welcome them and the rest of the PEC team to the MVP platform as we expand our patient access to the Sandusky and Fremont areas and continue to build our network of world-class ophthalmologists and optometrists.”

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About Midwest Vision Partners

Headquartered in Chicago, Midwest Vision Partners’ mission is to provide world-class support to ophthalmologists and optometrists, enabling them to focus on improving patients’ vision to help people live their best lives. MVP’s network consists of eight practices and over 90 physicians providing medical and surgical eye care services at 44 locations. MVP is backed by Alpine Investors, a San Francisco-based PeopleFirst™ private equity firm focused primarily on software and services businesses. MVP is eager to provide the same growth opportunity for other eye care providers in the Midwest.

If you are interested in learning more about what Midwest Vision Partners can do for you, please contact Mike Heavener, Head of Corporate Development, at mheavener@midwestvision.com.

About Alpine Investors

Alpine is a people-driven private equity firm committed to building enduring companies by working with, learning from, and developing exceptional people. Alpine specializes in middle-market companies in the software and services industries. Alpine’s unique PeopleFirst™ programs place high-caliber executives and management teams into its portfolio companies, providing them with the strategic expertise and resources to grow their businesses. For more information, visit http://www.alpineinvestors.com/.

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CONTACT: Mike Heavener, Head of Corporate Development, Midwest Vision Partners

mheavener@midwestvision.comTom Hittinger, Head of Integration, Midwest Vision Partners

thittinger@midwestvision.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA OHIO ILLINOIS MICHIGAN

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: GENERAL HEALTH OPTICAL HEALTH SURGERY

SOURCE: Midwest Vision Partners

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