Raleigh Heard, Jr., was named President and Chief Operating Officer of United Urology in September 2018. He brings 20 years of progressive management experience in healthcare to the leadership team, focusing on the strategic growth, development, and operations of the company. Mr. Heard works closely with the Board, CEO, executive management team, and physician leaders to implement and oversee short and long-range financial and operational goals of United Urology Group in the urology market.
Prior to joining United Urology, Mr. Heard served as Senior Vice President of the Radiology Division of Envision Healthcare, Vice President of Operations & Practice Development of Eagle Hospital Physicians, Assistant Vice President of Surgical Services at the Orthopedic Institute of St. Joseph Hospital, and as an Associate Director of the Advisory Board Company.
Mr. Heard earned a B.A. in Business Administration from Morehouse College, an M.H.A. in Health Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University, and a Post Masters Certificate in General Management from the Harvard Business School. He is a Member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and completed a Management Fellowship with the Mayo Clinic.