Dr. Patrick Tyrance
MD, MPP, MBA
Patrick Tyrance, Jr is a licensed physician and orthopedic surgeon with 15-plus years experience. He received his bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where he was also a three-year letter winner on the Nebraska football team. He earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and a degree in health policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. He completed his orthopedic surgery training at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Harvard Combined Orthopedic Surgery Program.
He takes a creative approach to his surgical practice and incorporates integrative, holistic and other non-operative approaches to maximize his patient’s health and function. He also has an interest in healthcare technology and is an active advisor for several successful start-up enterprises. He completed his MBA in healthcare from The George Washington University
Dr. Obi Ugwonali
MD, FABOS, FASSH
Dr. Obi Ugwonali, M.D is our Clinical Research and Product Development Advisor. He is a graduate Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA where he double majored in biology and economics. He received his medical degree from Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, CT and is an alumnus of the Columbia University Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program. EBR Business Plan 2018 | 12 Dr. Ugwonali is currently the Chairman of Orthopedic Surgery at Northside Hospital and Medical Director of Peachtree Orthopedic Surgery in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Ugwonali has an extensive clinical and research background, having performed a clinical and research fellowship at the prestigious Harvard School of Medicine. He also did a clinical research fellowship year during his residency at the prestigious Columbia University Orthopedic Surgery department. Dr. Ugwonali has published several peer-reviewed manuscripts and has several local and national presentations and book chapters. Dr. Ugwonali is double board-certified in orthopaedic surgery and hand surgery. As the chairman of orthopedic surgery at Northside Hospital, he has established a hip fracture program that utilizes a multi-modal pain management technique to minimize the use of narcotics with this elderly population.
MD, MBA/MHA, CPE
Dr. Sonny Morton is Senior Medical Director with CVS/minuteclinic, the nation’s largest provider of retail health care services. Dr. Morton earned B.S. and M.D. degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
and the UNC School of Medicine. He completed a residency in emergency medicine at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, MN. Dr. Morton also received an MBA/MHA degree from Pfeiffer University at Charlotte. He is a Certified Physician Executive and holds a Certificate in Travel Health. Dr. Morton is a resident of Lake Norman, North Carolina.
Mr. Park is a Certified Hedge Fund Professional (CHP), with additional (CHP) certifications at the highest level in Portfolio Analytics and Risk Management. He attended the Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business (Leadership and Management) and has served in executive leadership positions for over 20 years. Mr. Park has closed several acquisitions and multimillion-dollar lines of credit from hedge funds; as well as negotiated and/or closed many mergers, strategic partnerships, license and/or sponsored research agreements and joint ventures. He initiated and signed investment agreements totaling more than 25 million for companies he founded.