Knowledge, Experience, Professionalism

presentation hero-finalAt PhysiciansFirst, our respect for physicians drives everything that we do. We invest heavily in client education prior to an engagement and are involved each step of the way throughout the transaction process.

We have found that our specific knowledge and experience in this industry allows us to reduce timelines and create better outcomes for our clients. We utilize the same processes and tools as traditional investment banks, but with superior execution capabilities specific to our narrow specialty. 

Eric J. Yetter - Managing Partner


Eric Yetter is Managing Partner at PhysiciansFirst Healthcare Partners where he leads our services to physician-owners of specialty practices and ambulatory surgery centers. An attorney by training, Mr. Yetter entered the healthcare space immediately and has been involved in the financial, operational, and clinical components of healthcare delivery. Most recently, Mr. Yetter was an executive at Covenant Surgical Partners, an acquirer and operator of specialty physician practices, ambulatory surgery centers, and pathology laboratories. He is passionate about private practice and ambulatory care, and serves as a thought leader to forward-thinking physicians and healthcare investors throughout the United States.

Mr. Yetter earned a bachelors of science degree from Vanderbilt University with high honors, and a law degree from Vanderbilt University Law School where he graduated near the top of his class. While attending law school, Eric was the winner of Vanderbilt's mock trial competition and its "Top Litigator" award. He is a licensed Tennessee attorney and holds a Series 79 Investment Banking license with FINRA and the SEC.

J. Andrew Snyder - Managing Director

andy-snyder-physicians-first-prefer-low-colorAndy Snyder is Managing Director at PhysiciansFirst Healthcare Partners where he focuses on advising physician clients on Mergers and Acquisitions opportunities for specialty practices and ambulatory surgery centers. During the past five years, Mr. Snyder gained experience working on both buy-side and sell-side transactions for physician-owned assets in a variety of medical specialties, including ophthalmology, gastroenterology, and orthopedics. Before joining the firm in 2016, he served as Director of Operations for Covenant Surgical Partners. The son of a surgeon and a Nashville native, Mr. Snyder has witnessed and followed medical practice investment trends from the beginning of his professional career.

Mr. Snyder holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia.