Dr. Robert Maha was named Chief Executive Officer of United Urology Group in November 2020. Dr. Maha is a physician executive with a unique record of accomplishment in multiple settings including two private equity-owned multi-state health care companies, a world-renowned integrated health care system and the largest publicly traded healthcare company in the U.S. He brings industry-leading experience in successfully scaling geographically dispersed healthcare models while simultaneously delivering a strong culture, employee engagement, quality, innovation, and financial performance.
Before joining United Urology Group, Dr. Maha was President and Chief Executive Officer for Springstone, a behavioral health care company that developed, owned and operated hospitals and outpatient locations in nine states. At Springstone, Dr. Maha rapidly grew the platform while simultaneously delivering exceptional patient safety, high patient and employee satisfaction, improved quality, numerous new service lines, multiple collaborative partnerships with health systems, and a large increase in earnings.
Prior to Springstone, Dr. Maha served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Medical Officer for MedExpress, the nation’s premier provider of urgent care and employer services, which grew to 145 locations in 14 states. At MedExpress, Dr. Maha built a scalable infrastructure and team that executed on increased patient satisfaction, rapid growth, model innovation, and improved earnings, which yielded a successful sale of the company to Optum/United Health Group. Dr. Maha also held numerous leadership positions at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) including President and Chief Medical Officer of a multi-specialty physician group, Vice President of the Physician Services Division, and Medical Director of Physician Relations.
Dr. Maha received his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and completed an emergency medicine residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He is board-certified in emergency medicine and earned a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance. Dr. Maha also served as a Major in the United States Air Force.