How to acquire and merge physician medical practices.

The acquisitions team at Tinsley Medical Practice Brokers works with prospective buyers from all across the United States who are seeking profitable medical practices to purchase or merge with existing practices. We have developed a general criteria list that our buyers find helpful in narrowing down search criteria so we may begin our more detailed work. Below is a list, and by no means an exhaustive one, of general criteria that prospective buyers may take into consideration when first searching for a medical practice to buy: 


  • Type of Practice:  Acquisition 2
  1. Sole Practitioner
  2. Group Practice
  3. Preferred Medical Specialty:  ______________________
  • Geographical and Demographics of Practice 
  1. State
  2. City
  3. Zip Code
  4. Sustainability and Growth: Patient Demographics
  5. Area Demographics: Age, Economy, Income
  6. Number and Type of Competing Practices
  7. Cultural Amenities; Restaurant/Shopping/Entertainment; Schools
  • Size of Practice 
  1. Number of Practitioners
  2. New Startup; 2-5 Year Practice; or Mature Practice 5+ years
  3. Staff: How Many Needed?
  4. Staff: Retain or Replace
  • Office/Practice Space: 
  1. Leased space
  2. REO – Real Estate Owned
  • Income and Pre-qualifications: 
  1. Net practice income
  2. Debt structure and debt service
  3. Overhead vs. cash flow
  4. Pre-qualified buyer: licensure, credit score, pre-qualified loan
  5. ROI
  6. Payer mix: insurance, government, self-pay
  7. Growth opportunity
This preliminary road map is helping in assisting us in finding the perfect medical practice for you. Please call us with your completed preliminary criteria list and we will happy to discuss details with you. 

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