USOP is a high-quality, full-service integrated orthopaedic care platform that provides the full continuum of musculoskeletal treatment and surgical care to patients in the Southeastern U.S.

Supported by Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center’s (MSMOC) diversified orthopaedic sub-specialties services include:

  • Ultramodern ambulatory surgery center
  • Fellowship training programs and comprehensive suite of ancillary services
  • Advanced imaging
  • Rehabilitation and pain management
  • Urgent care
  • Pharmacy
  • Sports medicine

MSMOC is a leading orthopaedic care provider in Mississippi, receiving 89,000 patient visits annually. The ultramodern ambulatory surgical center, performs more than 10,000 surgeries each year and provides other services such as imaging, rehabilitation, and urgent care.

As stated by Glen Silverman, CEO of MSMOC and USOP, "FFL is an experienced investor group in the healthcare services industry, which of whom shares our vision for expanding USOP's regional footprint in the Southeast through acquisitions of complementary physician practices to meet the strong demand for high quality treatment in the region. USOP's scalable platform will enable physicians who join our organization to spend more time caring for patients and position their practices for long-term success."

The demand for orthopaedic treatment is continuing to increase nationwide. Inpatient and outpatient surgeries generating $110 billion in revenue annually. Simultaneously, many physicians are experiencing increased financial pressures in the current healthcare environment.

"USOP is well positioned to benefit from the confluence of an aging population and higher rates of injury that often require advanced surgical procedures. We are excited to start this partnership and see tremendous opportunity together," said Karen Winterhof, Director, FFL Partners. "We think MSMOC's reputation and long-standing fellowship programs provide a great foundation for building a strong orthopaedic platform that fulfills a critical need."

Clinical Leadership

Dr. Woodall is a graduate of the Medical College of Georgia. His professional training in Orthopaedic Surgery includes the completion of an Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. He also successfully completed a PhD at the University of Mississippi where his research focused on platelet derived growth factor effects on tissue healing.

Dr. Woodall completed his specialty training in Spine Surgery at Stanford Hospital and Clinics in Palo Alto, California. While at the Stanford Spine Center he treated degenerative and traumatic conditions of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine as well as spinal deformities. His clinical practice at MSMOC is focused on providing treatment for patients with all spinal disorders, with a special emphasis on global alignment of the spine.
CQO – U.S. Orthopaedic Partners
Director, Strategic Development – Northwell Health
President – Arthroscopy Association of North America
Founding Member and President – NY Orthopaedic Network

MD – NY Medical College
Orthopaedic Residency – Long Island Jewish Hospital
Sports Medicine Fellowship – Orthopaedic Research of VA
Dr. Field is Board certified in the specialty of orthopaedic surgery with special expertise in shoulder and elbow surgery. He is active in multiple surgical specialty associations and belongs to several other professional organizations and corporate boards. In addition, Dr. Field is very involved in research related to shoulder and elbow pathologies and has given more than 500 scientific presentations worldwide and is acknowledged in the orthopaedic surgery community as an international expert in the management of shoulder and elbow conditions.

Dr. Field has authored or co-authored 6 books on shoulder and elbow problems, more than 100 scientific journal articles and over 80 book chapters, all related to shoulder and elbow conditions. Also, Dr. Field recently completed his service as president of the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) and currently serves on AANA’s Board of Directors. Finally, Dr. Field also serves as Fellowship Program Director for Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center’s highly regarded Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Fellowship training program.

Business Leadership

CEO – U.S. Orthopaedic Partners
CEO – Mississippi Sports Medicine
CEO – Crossgates River Oaks Hospital
CEO – Madison River Oaks Medical Center

University of N. Florida
MBA, Business Administration and Management
Florida Atlantic University
Health Care Administration – Bachelor’s Degree
SVP, Bus. Dev. – U.S. Orthopaedic Partners
Director, Strategy – Johnson & Johnson Family
Director, Contracts – Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices

Furman University
B.A. in Pre-medical Studies and History
VP, ASC Operations – U.S. Orthopaedic Partners
Administrator – The Surgery Center at MSM
Physical Therapist – The Surgery Center at MSM
Auditor, PwC

University of Mississippi, Master of Accountancy
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Doctor of Physical Therapy

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