Collectively possessing more than 125 years of renal management experience, CORVA's executive team and founding partners have a strong knowledge of dialysis operations and a track record of zero clinical deficiencies.

Jerry D. Simonsen
President and Chief Executive Officer

Jerry Simonsen has more than 30 years of dialysis industry experience in finance, reimbursement, ESRD Medicare cost reporting, nephrology practice management, operations, dialysis organizational startup, mergers, acquisitions and strategic planning for more than 150 free-standing and hospital-based dialysis clinics.  Mr. Simonsen has international experience in Middle East and Central American strategic planning and development.  Mr. Simonsen was the founder, Chief Executive Officer and President of Renal Management Inc., the largest privately-owned dialysis provider when acquired in 2001.

Dr. Leslie S. Fang, MD
Chief Medical Officer


Dr. Leslie Shu-Tung Fang is a world-renowned physician, educator, businessman and speaker with an impressive roster of accomplishments and awards.  Board certified in Nephrology and Internal Medicine, Dr. Fang received his PhD in Physiology and Biophysics from the University of Illinois and his Doctorate of Medicine from Harvard Medical School.  Dr. Fang formerly served as Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and served on the Board of Directors of Physicians Dialysis, Inc.  Dr. Fang also served as Medical Director of the Renal Management, Inc. program at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Jo Ann A. Otts
Senior Vice President and Chief Operations Officer

Jo Ann Otts has more than 25 years of dialysis industry experience in strategic planning, operational leadership, labor reorganization, regulatory compliance, cost containment, nephrology nursing leadership and achieving financial goals for organizations.  Mrs. Otts served as Vice President of Operations of Renal Management, Inc. and is a former President of the National Kidney Foundation Council of Nurses and Technicians.

Private Equity Partner

CORVA's financing partner is Flexpoint Ford, LLC.  With offices in Chicago and New York, Flexpoint Ford is a private equity firm dedicated to the healthcare and financial services sectors.  Flexpoint Ford currently manages approximately $1 billion in committed capital on behalf of its limited partners.

Corva Provides renal care to patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and end stage renal disease (ESRD).

We form strategic alliances with physician partners and caregivers to enhance the lives of patients.
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