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Physician Leadership

Board of Managers

ACN is distinctive in that it is led by physicians who give their time and expertise to improve healthcare. The board brings together doctors from the two owner health systems alongside independent doctors who run their own practices. This recognizes the interdependence of these groups. Doctors need hospitals to care for their patients and hospitals need doctors to refer their patients for hospital-based services. By working together, they are better able to coordinate care at interactions throughout the network and meet the other requirements of value-based medicine.

The ACN Board of Managers is composed of physicians representing all regions of the Valley with a combination of primary care physicians and specialists, healthcare administrators representing Dignity Health Arizona and Abrazo Community Health Network, and one Medicare beneficiary that is a patient of an ACN provider under NGACO.

Jonathan Hackenyos, DO

Ocotillo Internal Medicine (Board Chair)

Kevin Theodorou, MD,

Internal Medicine of the Valley

Linda Hunt, President/CEO

Dignity Health Arizona

Garry Addis

Medicare Beneficiary

Bruce Bethancourt, MD

CMO, Dignity Health Medical Group

Pankaj Jain, MD

Palo Verde Hematology Oncology

M. Randy Keller, MD

Abrazo Health (Quality Committee Chair)

Rama Devineni, MD

Chandler Primary Care

Frank Molinaro, CEO

Abrazo Community Health Network

Dana Seltzer, MD

AZ Sports Clinic (Care Management & Performance Committee Chair)

William Ellert, MD

CMO, Abrazo Community Health Network

Kenneth Paige, DO

Sun Lakes Family Physicians

Edward Tokatlian, MD

Associated Internists of Ahwatukee (Finance & Payer Contracting Committee Chair)

Sunita Gupta, MD

East Valley Family Practice

Donald Paxton, MD

Integrated Medical Services

Robert Babyar, MD

Adelante Healthcare

David Hanekom, MD

CEO, Arizona Care Network

Linda Brown, MD

Abrazo Medical Group / West Olive Family Medicine Center  (Immediate Past Chair)

Chris Pruitt, MD

Sound Physicians

Monte Swarup, MD

New Horizons Women’s Care (AOA)

ACN RS Board

Conley Cervantes

Assistance Vice President, Integrated Care Networks
Tenet Healthcare

William Ellert, MD

Chief Medical Officer
Abrazo Health

Keith Frey, MD, MBA

Chief Physician Executive
Dignity Health

David Hanekom, MD, FACP, CMPE

Chief Executive Officer
Arizona Care Network

Linda Hunt, RN, MS

Senior Vice President of Operations, Arizona
Dignity Health

Bruce Swartz

Senior Vice President, Physician Integration
Dignity Health

Doug Watson

Chief Financial Officer, Arizona Service Area
Dignity Health

Rick Watson

Assistant Vice President Finance, Accountable Care Organizations
Tenet Healthcare

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