Michael E. West is CEO of Rothman Orthopaedic Institute (RO), a 205 physician, private orthopaedic practice, based in Philadelphia, PA, seeing over 900,000 patient visits and performing over 90,000 surgical procedures annually. Since joining RO in 1999, the total revenues have increased from $12M to $615M in 2020. RO has offices in Southeastern
Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York and is currently developing offices in Florida. Mr. West is responsible for strategic, financial and operational oversight of the organization, which includes 90+ operative and office sites. Of these sites, RO has ownership in 17 ambulatory surgery centers, 2 specialty hospitals, 14 medical office real estate buildings, and 6 technology companies. In addition, Mr. West oversees the orthopaedic clinical research department of RO, and the Department of Orthopaedics at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Mr. West has been a transformational leader of Rothman Orthopaedics since 1999.
Prior to joining RO, Mr. West held positions as Senior Vice President of Specialty Care Network, Inc. (SCN), a public Orthopaedic Practice Management Company, in Lakewood, CO overseeing over 20 practices throughout the United States, with approximately 200 physicians and 1,200 management and staff members. Prior to SCN, Mr. West was Director of Finance at Children’s Health System in Norfolk, Va. He also held the position of Corporate Controller - Armada/Hoffler Real Estate Enterprises in Chesapeake Va., a full Service Commercial Real Estate Company. His career started with Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co., CPA Firm (currently KPMG), Norfolk, Va., where he specialized in healthcare and real estate.
Mr. West also serves on several Corporate Boards of Directors including 3 RO owned surgical facilities, OBERD ( Patient Intelligence Software Platform Company), Dimension Orthotics ( 3D Printing Orthotic Company), and Parvizi Surgical Innovations (Incubator Healthcare Technology and Bioscience Company).
Mr. West graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Management from James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA. in 1981. He also holds an MBA from University St. Thomas, Minneapolis, MN and received his CPA certificate from the State of Virginia in 1982.