Latest News Retina Consultants of America Continues Growth in Minnesota By Staff Thursday, June 17, 2021 12:27 AM SOUTHLAKE, Texas—Retina Consultants of America (RCA), a comprehensive physician management services organization, has added the 12th practice under its management group. The Retina Center of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minn., has joined RCA and its nationwide group of retina practices. The addition of The Retina Center expands RCA’s presence in Minnesota, as it joins forces with RCA’s existing partner in the region, Vitreoretinal Surgery (VRS). Founded in 1985, The Retina Center has grown to encompass eight clinic locations in the Twin Cities region.The terms of the partnership were not disclosed. RCA is a portfolio company of Webster Equity Partners. “The Retina Center is pleased to affiliate with VRS and the RCA organization,” said Abdhish Bhavsar, MD, of The Retina Center. “We are looking forward with great anticipation to working with Dr. David Williams and his partners at VRS to enhance our two groups’ abilities to serve our patients.” Bhavsar added, “Through synergies between the two major retina groups in the region we will continue to provide and expand premier retina care in our communities treating all diseases of the retina, vitreous and macula.” The Retina Center is on the forefront of medical and surgical retina treatment as well as clinical research, according to the announcement. They are a leading provider of ophthalmic care in the retina subspecialty in southeastern and central Minnesota. Patients seek out their care in Minnesota, as well as Iowa, North and South Dakota, and Wisconsin. “The combination of the resources and expertise of our two nationally recognized retina practices will enhance our ability to better serve our referring doctors and bring unrivaled state-of-the-art care to patients with diseases of the retina, macula and vitreous over a broader geographic range of the northern U.S.,” David Williams, MD, MBA, of VitreoRetinal Surgery, said. With existing partner practices in New York, Florida, South Carolina, Missouri, Kansas, Texas, Minnesota and California and plans for further geographic expansion, the addition of The Retina Center furthers RCA’s goal of providing the highest quality retinal care to patients across the U.S. Formed by Webster Equity Partners in early 2020, as VMAIL reported, and based here in Southlake, RCA is partnering with leading retina specialists who seek a strategic partner with the capital resources and expertise to invest in their practice infrastructure and position them for continued growth in their markets. RCA is unique in offering the first horizontal alliance in the eyecare field focused solely on retinal care. To learn more about a partnership with Retina Consultants of America, call Robert Grabow at (972) 779-0794.