Novus Selects Matthew J. Belan, MD as Chief Medical Officer

PENSACOLA, FL – February 5, 2022 – Novus Anesthesia Partners, LLC, an anesthesia management company that helps hospitals to derive greater value from their anesthesia services, today announced the addition of Matthew J. Belan, MD as Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Belan will provide leadership to Clinical Operations, Perioperative Consulting, and Practice Transitions.

Dr. Belan has more than 12 years of clinical leadership and perioperative consulting experience. He joined Anesthesia Associates of York, PA in 2008 where he held the positions of Section Chief of Trauma Anesthesiology, Vice Chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology, and President and CEO. In 2015, Dr. Belan joined MEDNAX as a Division Medical Director and later served as Consultant/Medical Director of its Surgical Directions affiliate and President of Mid-Western and Western Markets of its American Anesthesiology affiliate. Dr. Belan joins Novus from Perioperative and Anesthesia Leadership Solutions, LLC, where he provided perioperative leadership in Operating Room (OR) block design, OR/perioperative governance and process improvement to numerous facilities and systems across the US.

“As a board-certified anesthesiologist and proven leader, Dr. Belan’s addition to our management team advances our commitment to improving the clinical outcomes that we drive across our practices,” said Jesse Breedlove, CEO. “His deep management and perioperative leadership experience, as well as his commitment to the education, growth and autonomy of our CRNA providers, will enhance our ability to create value for the facilities with whom we partner.”

Dr. Belan added, “I am truly excited to join the leadership team of an organization that delivers on the value proposition we promise to our facility partners. Through this unique and refreshing arrangement, we reinvest in our clinicians and the communities they serve, bring perioperative clinical and management expertise traditionally reserved for large market hospitals to underserved locations, regardless of payer mix and size. We build anesthesia departments that are fully aligned with the needs of our facility partners, their patients, and their surgeons and proceduralists.”

Dr. Belan earned his undergraduate degree and M.B.A. at Loyola College and his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Maryland, School of Medicine. He completed his residency in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.

About Novus Anesthesia Partners, LLC

Novus is an anesthesia management company dedicated to helping its partner facilities and providers with purpose driven anesthesia management. Its streamlined financial model solves recruitment challenges, grows surgical volumes, and improves anesthesia ROI. This improves the ability to recruit and retain quality providers and better support those providers with data driven management, standardized clinical operations, and leadership and educational growth. Novus is privately held and is led by a management team experienced in the clinical, financial, perioperative, and leadership components of anesthesia management. For more information on Novus, please visit www.novusap.com.