Dr. Sherif Abdou, M.D., MMM, FACP, FACPE has focused his career on leading the transformation of the health care delivery system throughout the United States. He recently co-founded P3 Health Group, a national, physician-led health care consulting and management company with offices in Nevada. A highly respected health care professional known for his forward-thinking efforts in business strategy development, patient care and network expansion, Dr. Abdou previously developed and led HealthCare Partners Nevada (HCPNV), one of the largest health care provider networks in Southern Nevada. He also served as the Desert Region president for DaVita HealthCare Partners, Inc., forming in-depth strategies to expand commercial and Medicare patient populations in Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico.
Dr. Abdou’s extensive career includes guiding all aspects of company operations and effectively utilizing data analytics to reduce costs and improve medical outcomes. Regarded as a pioneer in coordinated care, he has successfully integrated specialty providers into primary care networks while improving physician engagement, creating a winning culture and developing financial models that align incentives with patient-focused objectives.
Dr. Abdou has facilitated significant growth within the Southern Nevada market. Under his leadership, HCPNV expanded to become a vast organization offering more than 1,700 specialists and 310 primary care providers. He guided the organization’s efforts to expand its Medicare Advantage population by nearly 700 percent from 2006 to 2014. He also led the company’s strategic acquisitions while improving quality metrics.
Dr. Abdou founded Summit Medical Group, where he developed an innovative, coordinated approach to health care in Southern Nevada. He guided the company through an acquisition to become Pinnacle Health System, which later became HCPNV. In addition, he served as the president of Physician IPA, developing the most successful independent physician association in Nevada. Dr. Abdou also formed Inpatient Physicians Network, the first organized hospitalist company in the state of Nevada, and served as the president of P5, which became the nation’s second-largest third-party administrator under his leadership.
“P3 Health Group is committed to transforming health care communities in Nevada and across the nation by promoting the development of value-based population health management. We created this organization to build sustainable, physician-led health care platforms that empower patients and engage physicians within a user-friendly and reliable technology platform.”