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Richard Kresch


Dr. Richard Kresch is the Founder and a Board Member of US HealthVest, where he serves as President and Chief Executive Officer. He is a successful entrepreneur with more than 30 years of experience in the for-profit and not-for-profit healthcare services space. Dr. Kresch founded Ascend Health in 2005 and, as CEO, built it into the largest privately-held psychiatric hospital company with $200 million in annual revenue. Ascend Health was sold to Universal Health Services in 2012. Earlier in Dr. Kresch's career, he founded and led Heartland Health Developments, a psychiatric care provider that was sold to Psychiatric Solutions in 2004. Dr. Kresch also established and sold a regional chain of skilled nursing facilities prior to Heartland Health Developments. Dr. Kresch serves as Executive Chairman of Urgent Care Centers of New England and also founded The River School, a regional chain of childcare centers. He completed his Adult Psychiatry training at the Mount Sinai Medical Center of New York City and completed a fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City. Dr. Kresch spent 20 years as a practicing psychiatrist at the Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City. He holds a MD (Doctor of Medicine) from New York Medical College. He also has a BA (Bachelor of Arts) from University of Virginia.

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • 32 East 57th Street
  • 17th Floor
  • New York, NY 10022
  • United States

+1 (212) 000-0000

Richard Kresch Investments (2)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
US HealthVest 30-Jun-2016 Early Stage VC 0000 Hospitals/Inpatient Services Generating Revenue 0000000 000000 00
0000000 000000 02-Apr-2015 00000 00000 000 Other Healthcare Technology Systems Generating Revenue 0000000 000000 00
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Richard Kresch Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Richard Kresch MD Angel Investor 0 0 New York, NY