PartnerMD Celebrates 20th Anniversary
Note: This press release first appeared in the Henrico Citizen.
Henrico-based PartnerMD is celebrating the anniversary of concierge medicine in Virginia. With its historic launch twenty years ago, PartnerMD pioneered the model in Central Virginia as the first such company in the region.
Since then, PartnerMD has become a national leader in the field of concierge medicine with three locations in the Richmond region, including Short Pump and Forest offices, and four more offices in Baltimore, Northern Virginia, Greenville, and Atlanta.
"We are proud to call Henrico County home," said Zack Smith, CEO, PartnerMD. "As a founding member of the concierge medicine industry locally, Henrico has been a great place to do business since we first opened our doors 20 years ago, in 2003. As more patients are looking for a better way to care for themselves and their loved ones, we are excited about our continued long-term growth potential. From our first office in Henrico, we now have 33 physicians serving patients in seven offices across four states."
To celebrate its 20-year anniversary, PartnerMD recently launched Wellness University, a program included as part of the PMD membership that focuses on overall health and lifestyle improvements for members. Wellness University is fully integrated with physician care and includes valuable tools and information focused on topics like managing stress, cognitive health, improving sleep, muscle growth and development, and diet.
Each topic is instructed by certified health coaches and has beginner to more advanced levels so patients can continue to grow their knowledge and improve their overall health.
"We are grateful to reach this 20-year milestone, and so proud that coincides with our launch of Wellness University," said Dr. Jim Mumper, Chief Medical Officer and Co-Founder, PartnerMD. "All of our success is thanks to the support and loyalty of our member patients. Our patients recognize that the personalized care and attention they receive through PartnerMD is the right solution for the full spectrum of their health and wellness needs. To think that our very first patient was here in Henrico, and we now serve thousands of patients across four states."
PartnerMD, a subsidiary of Henrico-based Markel Ventures, is a concierge medical practice specializing in wellness, primary care, and executive health. Founded in 2003, PartnerMD has grown to seven offices in four states across the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern U.S. PartnerMD provides its members with more personalized medical care, 24/7 access to its doctors, no-wait appointments, certified health coaching, and in-house lab testing, all with a focus on improving overall patient wellbeing.