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Advocare Appoints Pat Board as New Chief Operating Officer

12/12/2022 - Marlton, NJ - December 12, 2022 - Advocare, a physician-owned multispecialty medical group with nearly 700 providers, announced today that Pat Board has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, effective November 28, 2022. Board succeeds Chuck McQueary, who had served as Advocare’s Chief Operating Officer since 2014.

As Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Pat Board provides vision and leadership to drive best practices in all aspects of the organization’s operational functions. Among his areas of expertise are strategy development, physician practice and hospital operations, physician collaboration, population health, team building, and community engagement. He translates strategy into organization-wide goal setting and annual operations planning, including actionable steps and performance management.

Pat brings with him over 30 years as an innovative leader with a proven track record of achieving exemplary results in complex healthcare environments. He joined Advocare from the highly respected Marshfield Clinic Health System where he most recently led the system’s flagship site in Marshfield including a 450+ provider clinic and a tertiary care hospital where he served as the market President. Before his tenure at Marshfield Clinic Health System, he held various executive-level roles in the healthcare sector, including Union Health System, UAP Clinic, Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare, and University of Minnesota Physicians.

“The Executive Council believes Pat’s leadership style and his vast experience in healthcare, especially with physician groups, uniquely positions him to be successful in leading our organization,” says Dr. Howard Orel, CEO & President. “He will play a pivotal role in ensuring Advocare realizes its goals to advance its life-changing mission."

ABOUT ADVOCARE

Advocare, LLC ("Advocare") is a physician-owned and governed multi-specialty medical group operating in New Jersey and the greater Philadelphia metropolitan region.

Founded in 1998 as an alliance of 26 physicians, Advocare has grown to become widely recognized and highly respected as one of the region's largest multi-specialty groups providing the highest-quality healthcare.

With nearly 700 providers and 200 Care Center offices, Advocare serves approximately 590,000 unique patients throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Advocare physicians are regularly recognized among the region's top doctors by both patients and consumer publications.

PROVIDER CONTACT
Mahbod Mohazzebi, MD
Chairperson, Market Development
Committee and Member, Executive Council
mmohazzebi@advocaredoctors.com

MARKETING/MEDIA CONTACT
Diane Kidawa
Director of Marketing
856-446-6529 x124
dkidawa1@advocaredoctors.com
 

Advocare Welcomes Garden State Internal Medicine To Its Growing Family of Practices

Happy February!  We are very excited to welcome a new Internal Medicine practice to our growing organization!  Advocare Garden State Internal Medicine is located in Moorestown, NJ and is managed by Kai Yan, MD.  Dr. Yan completed her residency training at Flushing Hospital Medical Center in New York and attended graduate school at the University of Maryland.  Before opening Advocare Garden State Internal Medicine, Dr. Yan was a hospitalist Attending Physician at Virtua Hospital.  She is committed to serving the South Jersey community by providing the highest quality care.  CLICK HERE to read our Newsroom Update and learn more about Dr. Yan and Advocare Garden State Internal Medicine!

Advocare Rings In the New Year By Welcoming A New Pediatric Practice

Advocare wishes you and your families a Happy, Healthy and Safe New Year!  As we finally turn the corner into 2021, we are delighted to welcome a new Pediatric Care Center practice to our growing organization!  Advocare Beyond Pediatrics is located in Red Bank, NJ and is managed by Debra Harmady, MD.  Dr. Harmady has been in private practice for over 15 years, and she is affiliated with Monmouth Medical Center and Jersey Shore Hospital.  Every 2 years, she travels to Guatemala and volunteers her medical services at the Hospital De La Familia.  CLICK HERE to read our Newsroom Update and learn more about Dr. Harmady and Advocare Beyond Pediatrics!

Advocare Welcomes 3 New Pediatric Practices

We are very excited to welcome 3 new Pediatric Care Center practices to our growing organization!  Advocare Benzel Pediatrics is located in Elmwood Park, NJ.  Advocare Rainbow Pediatrics has 4 offices, in Clermont, NJ; Egg Harbor Township, NJ; Rio Grande, NJ; and Wildwood, NJ;  And Advocare Union Hill Pediatrics is based in Manalapan, NJ.  CLICK HERE to read our Newsroom Update and learn more about the physicians who manage each of these Care Centers.

Advocare Welcomes New Allergy and Immunology Practice

We are very excited to welcome Advocare The Allergy and Clinical Immunology Center to Advocare!  Located in Marlton, NJ, the Care Center office is run by Dr. Jin Guo.  Dr. Guo treats a wide range of allergy and respiratory conditions, including rhinitis, sinusitis, asthma, pediatric asthma and allergy, latex allergy, venom sensitivity, and atopic dermatitis, as well as food allergies and autoimmune disorders.  She is a frequent lecturer and author, and has been voted repeatedly as a Top Physician in South Jersey and SJ Magazines.  CLICK HERE to read our Newsroom Update and learn more.

Advocare Welcomes New Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Practice

We are very excited to welcome Advocare Kashkin Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Center to Advocare!  The Care Center office is located in Fair Lawn, New Jersey.  Dr. Jay Kashkin founded the practice in 1989.  He treats kids and adults, from 4 weeks of age to 95 years, with allergic disorders, including food allergies, eczema, asthma and asthma in the competitive athlete.  He also cares for patients with immune deficiencies and recurrent infections.  CLICK HERE to read our Newsroom Update and learn more.

36 Advocare Doctors Named as 2020 Top Physicians in South Jersey Magazine, as Voted By Doctors and Patients

South Jersey Magazine conducted its annual “Top Physicians” poll among doctors and patients to determine the best practitioners in South Jersey.  Advocare was strongly represented, with 36 Advocare doctors selected as Top Physicians!  Congratulations to our Top Physicians, and a special thank-you to all of our practitioners working on the front lines to ensure the well-being and safety of our patients and the community.  CLICK HERE to see the entire list of Advocare Doctors named as Top Physicians.

Advocare Welcomes Its First Dermatology Practice

We are very excited to welcome Advocare Olivo Dermatology Center to our growing organization!  It is the first dermatology practice in our group.  Based in Westmont, NJ, Advocare Olivo Dermatology Center has a 70-plus year history of providing exceptional dermatological care to the community.  CLICK HERE to read our Newsroom Update and learn more.

TeleVisits Providing An Effective Way To Evaluate Patients Remotely During the COVID-19 Pandemic

These uncertain times have put an added emphasis on the value of TeleVisits to evaluate patients in a remote, safe manner.  Dr. Scott Schaffer, of Advocare ENT Specialty Center, discusses how he and his team have used TeleVisits effectively to care for their patients.  Read more HERE.

Advocare Doctor Piloting Missions To Get Patients Critical Medical Treatment

For Dr. Michael Peters, with Advocare West Morris Pediatrics, his volunteer job is intense under normal circumstances.  Several days a week, he climbs into the cockpit of his 4-seat, single-engine plane and flies patients to locations where they can access life-saving medical treatment.  These flights are now more critical than ever.  Read more HERE.

Advocare Welcomes Five New Physician Practices Into Our Growing Organization

We are excited to welcome five new independent physician practices into our organization as we continue to grow in New Jersey and Pennsylvania!  These new “Care Centers” (as we refer to them within Advocare) provide the highest level of patient care, and they include primary care providers as follows:

  • Advocare Fairmount Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
  • Advocare Hillsborough Pediatrics, Hillsborough, NJ
  • Advocare Jersey Heights Pediatrics, Jersey City, NJ
  • Advocare Kintiroglou Pediatrics, West Orange and Florham Park, NJ
  • Advocare Sunset Road Medical Associates, Burlington, NJ
Click HERE to read our press release and learn more.

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