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KePRO Names Stuart B. Chesky, DO, JD, as Pennsylvania Medical Director
Date:2/26/2008

Dr. Chesky will lead clinical efforts of Pennsylvania-based contracts

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- KePRO, a respected and rapidly expanding national medical management firm, named Stuart B. Chesky, DO, JD, as Pennsylvania Medical Director. Dr. Chesky, who replaces retiring medical director, Frank Castrina, MD, will oversee all clinical aspects of operations being performed in KePRO's Harrisburg headquarters.

"Dr. Chesky's combined medical and legal expertise lend themselves well to contract activities taking place in Pennsylvania," said Alice Stollenwerk Petrulis, MD, FACP, KePRO's Chief Medical Officer. "KePRO's medical risk management work with the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is among the many contracts that will benefit from Dr. Chesky's professional training and acumen."

Dr. Chesky will lead all medical aspects relating to the peer review process, utilization review activities, risk management, credentialing, and other projects originating from the Harrisburg office. He will also play a key role in promoting the company's business development, physician recruitment, and strategic planning initiatives.

"I look forward to providing the clinical leadership necessary to assist KePRO's current and future contracts," said Dr. Chesky. "My obstetrics and legal background complements the medical malpractice review and risk and claims management recommendation activities that KePRO performs for HRSA's federally deemed health centers and free clinics. My expertise also aligns nicely with the organization's future contracting goals."

His varied experience includes medical malpractice culpability assessment and case review, providing expert medical testimony, and consulting for workers' compensation cases. Dr. Chesky has published several papers, including "VBAC (Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Section), a Medical Controversy," which appeared in the Medical Trial Technique Quarterly; and "Herpes Simplex type II," appearing in the Journal of Osteopathic Physicians & Surgeons of California.

Among his numerous accomplishments, Dr. Chesky is a past president of the Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of California. He has held nine teaching positions, including Clinical Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology at Ohio University; Chairman of the Department and full professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific of Western University of Health Sciences; and held an academic appointment in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of California at Irvine.

Dr. Chesky received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Midwestern University/ Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine; his specialty is Obstetrical and Gynecological Surgery. He is licensed to practice medicine in multiple states, including Ohio.

He received his Juris Doctorate degree from the Ohio Northern University College of Law. His Bachelor of Science degree is from Roosevelt University.

Professional affiliations include, fellow of the American College of Legal Medicine, distinguished fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the American Osteopathic Association, and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America.

About KePRO

KePRO and its family of companies offer utilization, case, and disease management solutions to more than four million lives in the United States in both the public and private sectors. By transforming data into action, KePRO's evidence-based approach to patient-centric care optimizes individual health outcomes while delivering financial results.

Headquartered in Pennsylvania, KePRO also has offices in Florida, Kentucky, Maryland, Ohio, Tennessee, and Virginia. KePRO is URAC health utilization management and case management accredited. For more information about KePRO, visit http://www.kepro.org.


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