Medica Development, LLC - Bill Persefield
Robert L. Nichols, MD

Dr. Nichols has been a practicing physician for 28 years.  He attended New Mexico State unviersity to do graduate work in molecular biology and then the University of New Mexico Medical School.  His post graduate training was in general surgery.  He has a strong interest in health care reform, genetics, medical education, and healthcare devilery models.  He is also a founding member of an emerging software company specializing in medical health records and telehealth technologies, where he also designs and tests products. 

His medical knowledge and experience are invaluable to the development team during the planning, design, and construction of the hospials Medica develops.  In addition, with his involvement in medical care he is able to assist both Medica and Quorum during the start-up phases of each hosptial by serving as a direct liasion to physicians and other healthcare practitioners that have been identified as potential providers to each hospital. 

With is knowledge of medicine and medical practice, Dr. Nichols has been placed on the Board of Directors to contribute his experince and knowledge of healthcare, as well as guide the operations of each facility.  Currently, Dr. Nichols serves as Chairman of the Board of the Sunland medical Foundation, which is responsible for the ownership and operation of Trinity regional Hospital Sachse, in Sachse Texas.