Florida Urology Partners Names Teddi R. Barber as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

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Tampa, Fla., (January 30, 2023) –Florida Urology Partners, a nationally recognized urologic specialty consortium which provides world-class comprehensive care and treatment for a wide range of conditions, including highly complex urological and other closely-related cancers, has named Teddi R. Barber, MBA, as its new Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, effective January 9th, 2023.

Barber, who previously led the strategic operations division of the Tampa General Hospital Provider Network, has become known for her innate ability to engineer, and execute highly complex strategic initiatives and who inspires innovative and multi-disciplinary collaboration toward the continuous improvement of healthcare operations and care delivery.

In this new role, Barber will be directly responsible for the continued growth in patient access points across the state of Florida, developing collaborative alignment strategies to further the mission and care-delivery model of the group and to ensure the continued success of the daily operations across the nearly twenty locations throughout the region.

“Florida Urology Partners is honored to have Teddi serve as its COO. Her depth and breadth of experience in healthcare operations and strategy will undoubtedly propel the group’s trajectory toward its strategic vision, said Raviender Bukkapatnam, President, and Partner of Florida Urology Partners. “Not only will Teddi’s professional experience transform operations, but her innate ability to connect with and inspire team members, business partners, and the like is truly profound. We are excited and thrilled to have her join us.”

In addition to her leadership with Tampa General Hospital, one of the nation’s highest-ranking hospitals by US News and World Report, and only Level 1 Trauma and comprehensive burn care center in the region, Barber has previously served as Vice President of Healthcare Strategy and Innovation for a nationally recognized and award-winning business advisory and consultancy firm in Tampa, Fla. as well as a member of the corporate management team, overseeing the hospital operations division across three countries, with Shriners Hospitals for Children®, a pediatric specialty health system.

“Joining Florida Urology Partners as its new Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officers is a tremendous honor and privilege,” said Barber. “I am astounded by the group’s unwavering commitment to innovation and their ability to continually iterate and improve on the advancements they’ve made in all facets of their care delivery model. I am honored to be able to contribute to the prestigious foundation the group has created.”

Barber received her master’s degree from the University of South Florida in business administration (M.B.A.) and holds a Bachelor of Science in finance and economics. Barber is a member of the American College of Health Executives.

About TGH Florida Urology Partners

Florida Urology Partners, LLP is a comprehensive urology group made up of exceptionally trained, highly specialized, and nationally recognized physicians. Utilizing the latest technological advancements available in medicine, we provide superior patient care at our urology and radiation oncology offices in the Tampa Bay area. Our mission is to provide our community with access to an excellent group of physicians and staff who provide state-of-the-art integrated urological radiation oncology and pathology services and care with respect and compassion. In 2021, Florida Urology Partners and Tampa General Hospital developed a strategic alignment to offer patients across the state of Florida access to integrated, comprehensive and complex urological care. Through this dynamic collaboration, Tampa General and Florida Urology Partners will serve patients at Florida Urology Partners’ nearly 20 locations across the region as well as within Tampa General Hospital, providing them with a full complement of urological services from general treatment to more complex levels of care.

Media Contact:

Diva Leon-Smith

Florida Urology Partners

Office: 813-825-2114

E-Mail: Diva.Smith@fl-urology.com

Source: Florida Urology Partners, LLP