Founder, President, and Chief Executive Officer
Anthony Ausband is the proud Founder, President and CEO of Physicians DataTrust. With education in Finance and 20 years in the Health Care industry, Mr. Ausband leads the corporation with ease. After graduating from the University of Tennessee with a degree in Finance, Mr. Ausband started his professional career as the Director of Finance for a hospital system in Knoxville, Tennessee, moving to operations in the early 90's. Mr. Ausband began expanding outpatient ambulatory centers for St. Mary's health system. With a budget of approximately 3 million dollars, Mr. Ausband successfully developed over 50,000 square feet of ambulatory medical office space throughout Knoxville. Shortly after, Mr. Ausband progressed to managed care with Summit Medical Group and Summit Healthcare Services. While successfully contracting the first-of-it's-kind, full-risk managed care network in Knoxville, Mr. Ausband also directed the physician recruitment efforts of Summit medical group, an 80 physician partner primary care group with offices in the five counties. In 1998, Medical Pathways recruited Mr. Ausband to the West coast as their Vice President of Contracting for more than 20 IPAs in California. In just two years, Mr. Ausband was promoted to SVP of Operations, overseeing Claims, IPA Administration and Business Development, and at one point managed 400,000 lives in California. Mr. Ausband birthed Physicians DataTrust and began managing three Southern California IPAs in early 2002. Physicians DataTrust continues to manage those same three clients, providing full turn-key management services. Mr. Ausband simultaneously joined West Dermatology in 2003 as COO, becoming the CEO in 2007, a position he continues to hold. West Dermatology has grown to encompass 30 practices in 6 states, and expanded services to include plastic surgery and allergy and immunology in the past year. Anthony Ausband possesses the ambition, determination, financial savvy, and execution that have driven success throughout his career and at Physicians DataTrust.