Digestive health company acquires Delaware practice, surgery centers

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A Exton, PA-based private equity-funded company has acquired GI Specialists of Delaware.

The purchase allows U.S. Digestive Health (USDH) to increase its presence in Delaware. Patients of GI Specialists of Delaware will continue to have access to the office and ambulatory surgery center at Limestone Medical Center in Wilmington and the surgery site at Glasgow Medical Center in Newark.

“GI Specialists of Delaware has established a strong reputation across New Castle County, having demonstrated an unmatched commitment to patients by providing innovative solutions for digestive health disorders,” said Jerry Tillinger, CEO of USDHM. “This partnership provides patients with expanded access to gastroenterology services in Delaware in addition to our high-quality care, elevated standard of medicine and innovation in diagnosis.”

“This partnership with USDH represents an opportunity to enhance our capabilities in digestive healthcare while focusing on providing high-quality care for patients,” said Michael Brooks, MD, who serves as the lead physician. 

Three physicians and eight medical staff members have been added to US Digestive H, further building expertise and continuing to provide specialized GI knowledge to patients. 

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USDH, is managed by US Digestive Health Management, a management services organization. The practices operate in the Northeast.

USDH and USDHM were formed in 2019 by Amulet Capital Partners, LP, a healthcare private equity investment firm based in Greenwich, Connecticut, in partnership with member practice partner physicians.

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