Great Point-backed Little Spurs Pediatric Urgent Care appoints CEO

Little Spurs Pediatric Urgent Care, a portfolio company of Great Point Partners, has named John Mizerany as CEO.

Little Spurs Pediatric Urgent Care, a portfolio company of Great Point Partners, has named John Mizerany as CEO. He is the former CEO of CareNow DFW and ex-chief operating officer at Alliance Spine & Pain Centers. Little Spurs Pediatric Urgent Care is a provider of pediatric urgent care services.

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GREENWICH, CONN. AND SAN ANTONIO (PRWEB) NOVEMBER 17, 2020
Great Point Partners portfolio company, Little Spurs Pediatric Urgent Care, a provider of pediatric urgent care services with 13 locations across Texas, announced the appointment of John Mizerany as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Mizerany brings nearly 20 years of relevant health care services experience to this new role having previously held positions at CareNow DFW (CEO), Alliance Spine & Pain Centers (COO), and Fresenius Medical Care North America (Group Vice President). While CEO of CareNow DFW, Mr. Mizerany had full responsibility for its urgent care locations in North Texas as well as the management of a 50+ physician family practice group. Under his leadership, CareNow DFW experienced 33% revenue growth and 41% EBITDA growth.

“We welcome John’s experience and leadership to Little Spurs,” said Rohan Saikia, Managing Director at Great Point Partners. “John’s background, focus on high quality care, and vision make him well-equipped to continue the Company’s history of clinical excellence and growth. We are excited to have someone with his ability and record of accomplishments join and lead the Company.”

“I am excited to join Little Spurs as CEO where we will continue to focus on high quality pediatric patient care and increasing access for additional communities,” said Mr. Mizerany.
“Given my prior experience, I personally know the value proposition and potential of pediatric urgent care services, and I look forward to delivering an enhanced experience to the existing and future communities we serve.”

About Great Point Partners
Great Point Partners, founded in 2003 and based in Greenwich, CT, is a leading health care investment firm with approximately $1.9 billion of equity capital currently under management and 28 professionals, investing in the United States, Canada, and Western Europe. GPP is currently making new private equity investments from GPP III, which has $307 million of committed capital. Great Point manages capital in private (GPP I, $156 million and GPP II, $215 million of committed capital, and GPP III) and public equity funds (BMVF, approximately $1.4 billion). Great Point Partners has provided growth equity, growth recapitalization, and management buyout financing to more than 200 growing health care companies. The private equity funds invest across all sectors of the health care industry with a particular emphasis on biopharmaceutical services and supplies, pharmaceutical infrastructure, alternate site care, medical device and information technology enabled businesses. The firm pursues a proactive and proprietary approach to sourcing investments and tuck-in acquisitions for its portfolio companies.

About Little Spurs
We created Little Spurs Pediatric Urgent Care because we realize that most patients waiting in the Emergency Room for treatment are not there for life threatening emergencies, yet still need care that is not available in most pediatric offices. We have assembled a skilled staff of pediatric emergency room experienced, board certified pediatricians, and experienced advanced practice practitioners who are highly qualified to take care of your child’s minor emergencies. Our Vision: To become the premier pediatric urgent care provider in Texas; offering care for all children in our communities. Our Mission: To provide excellent medical care to all pediatric patients; strive for high quality customer service, and become a destination workplace for medical professionals. Our Values: Compassion, Respect, Teamwork, Dedication, Communication and Quality Care.