Platinum Dermatology Expands Footprint in Arizona with Camelback Dermatology

Dermatology Partners (“Platinum”) announced today that Camelback
Dermatology & Skin Surgery has joined its network, expanding
Platinum’s presence in Arizona. Led by Kristine
A. Romine, MD, Camelback Dermatology
has been serving patients’ medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology
needs in the Phoenix Valley since 2003. Platinum is a
dermatology-focused physician services organization with a growing
network of highly reputable physicians in Texas and Arizona.

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Kristine A. Romine, MD, Camelback Dermatology (Photo: Business Wire)

“We are honored and excited to join the Platinum network, to collaborate
with the esteemed physicians already a part of Platinum, and to help lay
the foundation in Phoenix as the premier dermatology partner for
long-term growth and success,” says Dr. Kristine Romine. “Platinum
offers the most physician-friendly model of all those we considered. I
am most excited to become part of the Arizona
Clinical Advisory Board, where I will work alongside my network
colleagues to collaborate on clinical matters, and work in tandem with
Platinum management to set business strategy.”

“We are thrilled to see the Platinum network grow so quickly in
Arizona,” says Gary
McCracken, MD, a founder of CDPS and member of the Arizona Clinical
Advisory Board. “Dr. Romine and her team at Camelback Dermatology & Skin
Surgery are excellent additions to our network and to the Clinical
Advisory Board. We are honored to become colleagues in this growing
network of quality dermatology care centers.”

“We are pleased to grow our network in Arizona with the caliber of
Camelback Dermatology. With CDPS and Dr. Romine as Clinical Advisory
Board partners, we feel very good about our position for continued
growth in Arizona and about our strategy to remain relevant in our key
markets of Texas and Arizona,” says Greg DeAtkine, CEO, Platinum.

Platinum’s model is centered on alignment and collaboration between
physicians and management where physicians drive clinical decisions and
business decisions are made together with Platinum management’s deep
expertise and resources. Physicians are encouraged to
collaborate—sharing ideas and proven protocols to enhance operations and
refine quality patient care. To learn more about a partnership with
Platinum, visit www.platinumderm.com
or contact Michael
Pennington, VP of Strategy and Business Development, michael.pennington@platinumderm.com.

About Platinum Dermatology Partners

Platinum Dermatology Partners builds true partnerships with highly
reputable dermatology practices to empower growth and best-in-class
services. Through Platinum’s physician-driven model, physicians retain
autonomy over clinical care and their practice brand and culture, while
benefiting from the business expertise and shared resources available
through the Platinum network. As a comprehensive physician management
services organization, Platinum offers regular collaboration among
top-ranked dermatology professionals, and practice growth opportunities
unmatched in an independent practice. Platinum is backed by Sterling
Partners, a private equity firm with more than 30 years of
experience investing in and growing leading healthcare companies across
the nation. For more information about Platinum Dermatology Partners,
please visit platinumderm.com.

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