Dr. Nedal Shami

Chief Growth Officer & Co-founder


CityMD Urgent Care

As a founding partner and senior executive at CityMD, Nedal has fostered a people-first philosophy, a guiding principle that is embedded within the ethos of the organization. He served as the organization's first Chief Operation Officer, and currently leads the growth team as Chief Growth Officer. His primary focus is to ensure the company continues its rapid growth trajectory through a combination of retail development, strategic innovation, and payer and health system relationship management. He continues to work to differentiate the brand and ensure that product evolution meets the consumers dynamic needs.

Under his leadership, the company has seen tremendous growth, from 6 units in 2013 to over 110 retail stores in the Northeast. Nedal developed and executed a de novo and M&A growth strategy, positioning CityMD as the dominant urgent care provider in the Northeast and one of the largest privately held urgent care practices in the United States. Today, CityMD has seen over 8 million visits and is a national leader in the delivery of care, with a people first - patient first philosophy that continues to guide the organization forward.


    10:05 AM - 10:25 AM

    Friday September 27, 2019

    MSO Growth Strategies

    • The Four Pillars: Market Access, Financial Access, Infrastructure, and Intellectual Property
    • De Novo vs. M&A Expansion — Pros and Cons of Each Strategy
    • Universal Consumerism and Brand Promise
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