The PhyMed Leadership Team

Marty Bonick

Marty Bonick

Chief Executive Officer

Marty Bonick has over 20 years of leadership experience in both for-profit and non-profit settings. Prior to joining PhyMed, Mr. Bonick was president of division operations at Community Health Systems (CHS), overseeing a $4.5 billion portfolio of 36 hospitals and their associated clinics, outpatient centers, ambulatory surgery centers and urgent care operations across six states.

Mr. Bonick also served as CEO of Jewish Hospital and Senior Vice President of Operations for Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s Healthcare in Louisville, KY. He has also held various leadership positions at Ardent Health Services, including CEO of Oklahoma State University Medical Center and VP of Operations for Hillcrest Medical Center in Tulsa, OK.

Patrick Forrest, MD

Patrick Forrest, MD

Chief Medical Officer

A PhyMed Board member, Dr. Forrest has been a physician with Anesthesia Medical Group (AMG) since 1999. He manages PhyMed’s clinical oversight, including operations and quality programs. He has held multiple administrative roles within the practice including Chief of Anesthesia and President of the AMG Board of Directors for six years.

Sam Daniel

Sam Daniel

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Daniel has over 30 years of financial leadership experience with an emphasis on healthcare organizations. Throughout his career, he has specialized in guiding organizations through transformative growth initiatives, including mergers and acquisitions, facilitating strategic alliances and spearheading process improvement efforts. Prior to PhyMed, Mr. Daniel was CFO of Comprehensive Pharmacy Solutions, and he has also served as CFO at American Pathology Partners. He has also held leadership roles at various laboratory and specialty pharmacy companies throughout his career. Mr. Daniel holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Freed-Hardeman University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Christie Carlisle

Christie Carlisle

Chief People Officer

Ms. Carlisle manages Human Resources, Organizational Development and Credentialing departments at PhyMed. Prior to joining PhyMed, she was the Vice President of Human Resources and Organizational Development for Renal Advantage Inc. when the company grew from a $250 million to a $1 billion company.

Jon Sundock

Jon Sundock

Chief Legal Officer

Mr. Sundock has more than 25 years of legal experience primarily in the healthcare industry. He provides legal counsel to the organization and is also involved with business development and mergers and acquisitions strategies. He also oversees compliance and risk management initiatives. Previously Mr. Sundock served as General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Chief Administrative Officer for Solantic Corporation, and was Chief Legal Officer, Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary at Renal Advantage in Nashville.

Stephen Lorenz

Stephen Lorenz

Executive Vice President

Mr. Lorenz is focused on operations and strategic development for the corporate organization. He brings more than 25 years of healthcare leadership experience with hospitals and multi-hospital systems in the assessment of practice cost, performance, organization and revenue cycle management. He also has extensive experience leading and creating models for new business development in markets across the U.S. Previously, Lorenz had been Executive Vice President at HNI Healthcare, Inc. in Austin, Tex., and president and CEO of Hospital Resources Management in Dallas.

John C. Dalton, MD

John C. Dalton, MD

Chief Quality Officer

Dr. Dalton manages the clinical quality improvement activities of PhyMed, coordinating practice-wide processes designed to raise the standards of the delivery of perioperative care for the restoration or improvement of health outcomes for patients. He has been a physician partner with Anesthesia Medical Group since 1986.

Thomas C. Thomas, MD

Thomas C. Thomas, MD

Chief Clinical Compliance Officer

Dr. Thomas has been a partner physician with AMG since 1990. He manages the implementation of compliance policies and procedures and ensures corporate compliance with federal, state and local policies. Dr. Thomas has served in many leadership positions within the leader, including Chief of Anesthesiology at St. Thomas Hospital from 1992 to 2000, medical director of St. Thomas Surgicare (an outpatient surgery center) from 2002 to the present and member of the AMG Board of Directors from 1996 to 2012.

Jay Burkhardt

Jay Burkhardt

Vice President, Business Development

Mr. Burkhardt is responsible for executing on the company’s aggressive growth initiatives, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining PhyMed, he served in a strategic leadership role with McKesson Specialty Health and The US Oncology Network, where he led strategic planning for a division that both partners with and invests in independent specialty practices. Previously, he served in several other corporate development and strategy roles at McKesson, where his responsibilities included sourcing, negotiating and executing transactions.