Schweiger Dermatology, a dermatology services provider based in the New York metro area, has secured $12.4 million in Series A funding. SV Life Sciences led the round.
New York, NY (PRWEB) January 15, 2015
Clear Clinic & Schweiger Dermatology Management Company, LLC (the “Company”) announced today that it has closed a $12.4 million Series A financing led by SV Life Sciences (“SVLS”), a leading international life sciences venture capital firm. The Company manages Schweiger Dermatology, PLLC and Schweiger Dermatology, PC (collectively,
“Schweiger Dermatology”). Schweiger Dermatology is a leading provider of dermatology services in the New York metro area which owns and operates 14 dermatology practices in Manhattan, Long Island, Westchester County and northern New Jersey and is pursuing a strategy of growth through selectively building and acquiring dermatology practice offices.
“We are very excited about closing this round of financing and our new partnership with SVLS,” said Eric Schweiger, M.D., Founder and C.E.O. of Schweiger Dermatology. “The proceeds from this offering will enable us to continue our strategy of growth in the New York metro area. Our focus remains delivering quality patient care and being an excellent place to practice for our dermatologists. We look forward to continuing to support our physicians and helping them attain the type of tailored practice that is most satisfying to each of them.”
“Schweiger Dermatology offers high-quality dermatology care in its network throughout the New York metro area, and we are pleased to partner with the company to help realize its goal of additional growth,” said Tom Flynn of SVLS. “There is significant opportunity for Schweiger Dermatology to expand its footprint, and we are looking forward to working with the company in the next stage of expansion,” added Elizabeth Campbell from SV Life Sciences.
About Schweiger Dermatology
Schweiger Dermatology (http://www.schweigerderm.com) is the premier provider of dermatology services in the New York City area. The Company currently owns and operates 14 practice office locations located in New York City, Long Island, Westchester County, and New Jersey. The Company’s strategy is to continue its growth in the area by building new practice offices in selected locations and acquiring existing dermatology practices. The Company offers a unique opportunity for dermatology practice physician owners to capitalize on the practice they have built while continuing their careers on their terms, spending time focused on providing quality dermatology care to patients.
About SV Life Sciences
SV Life Sciences (http://www.svlsa.com) is a leading international life sciences venture capital firm. SVLS affiliated funds have been investing in life sciences companies since the early 1980s and the firm closed its first dedicated life sciences fund in 1994. SVLS’ team of 25 investment professionals is organized according to experience and specialization into three practice areas: Biotechnology/ Biopharmaceuticals, Medical Devices/Instrumentation, and Healthcare Services/Healthcare IT. These individuals’ diverse and complementary skill sets and experiences enable SVLS to tailor an investment team for almost any life science business. SVLS employs a close symbiosis between operating and financial professional, which has led to significant success over five investment funds. SVLS has offices in Boston, London and San Francisco.