Advanced Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery, (ADCS Clinics) Announces the Acquisition of Lakeland Dermatology, Inc.

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Advanced Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery, the nations largest dermatology practice, continues with growth strategy set forth in 2012 and acquires another dermatology practice in 2013.

ADCS Clinics (“ADCS”) announced it has completed the acquisition of Dr. David W. Murray’s, dermatology practice located in Lakeland, Florida. Dr. Murray is Board-Certified - trained at the University of Oregon Health Sciences Center and did his residency at the Naval Hospital in San Diego. He spent 11 years in active duty in the United States Navy and holds the rank of Navy Captain, Retired. Dr. Murray was awarded numerous medals, commendations, and ribbons while on active duty.

Lakeland Dermatology was founded in 1988 when Dr. Murray left active duty for private practice. Dr. Murray’s colleague, Dr. Funieru, has been with Lakeland Dermatology for 11 years. She earned her medical degree from The Institute of Medicine and Pharmacy in Bucharest, Romania. From there, she practiced family medicine and held a Surgical Residency position at the University of Hawaii. Dr. Funieru is a Board-Certified Dermatologist specializing in adult and pediatric dermatology.

“We are very proud to be a part of ADCS. With the support of Advanced Dermatology, we know we can reach more patients and provide them with the highest quality of care they deserve,” said Dr. Murray.

Dr. Matt Leavitt, Founder and CEO of ADCS, said, “We are very excited to add Dr. Murray and Dr Funieru to our practice. They are talented, well respected and have strong ties to the community. The remainder of 2013 will be busy for us as we accelerate our acquisition growth strategy. These are very exciting times for Advanced Dermatology.”

“The acquisition of Dr. Murray’s practice is a great opportunity to expand our reach between Central and West Florida,” said Dave Morell, President of ADCS.

ADCS, founded in 1991 by Dr. Matt Leavitt, is a dermatology-focused practice with over 70 clinics in Florida and Ohio providing clinical, cosmetic, surgical and pathology services. ADCS also provides billing and coding management services for over 80 third-party dermatology practices across the nation under the Ameriderm™ trade name.

For more information, contact: Dave Morell, President of ADCS, 407.875.2080 ext. 1244.

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