Richard Kresch Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 2

  • Portfolio
  • 2

Richard Kresch General Information


Dr. Richard Kresch is the Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer and President at US HealthVest. He also serves as Board Member at CareWell Urgent Care. 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.

Contact Information

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 (00000 000 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
Richard Kresch MD Angel Investor 0 New York, NY
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