Sterling Partners Expands into Ophthalmology

Sterling Partners, a Chicago-based private equity firm, added the first ophthalmology practice to its healthcare services portfolio with the acquisition of Grand Rapids Ophthalmology. GRO is the first eye care provider to join Great Lakes Management Services Organization, a practice management services organization formed by Sterling to support GRO’s local expansion and larger-scale growth. GRO offers a full suite of eye care services including optometry, retail optical, oculoplastics, cataract surgery and retinal sub-specialties. It employs 11 ophthalmologists and 18 optometrists in 11 locations. Sterling Partners has been busy building up platforms in other areas of healthcare services,... Read More »