Vision. Strategy. Execution.

About Us

Thurston Group is a strategic investor and dedicated partner focused exclusively on the healthcare industry. Our thesis-driven approach, collaborative partnerships and industry expertise help transform healthcare businesses into premier market leaders.

Identify Partners

We leverage our proprietary deal sourcing platform to proactively identify accretive investments for our partners.

Shared Strategy

We develop a shared vision that allows for a clear objective and sustainable financial growth.


We work closely with management in order to enhance workflow and build scale, both organically and through acquisitions.

Grow Investment

Through continued adherence to our action plan we move toward a successful outcome.

We proactively identify our founder-led healthcare partners, drive growth by investing in financial and operational infrastructure, professionalize processes and identify growth opportunities via organic and acquisition expansion. Thurston Group’s investment approach has created exceptional value for partners, businesses and investors.


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U.S. Endodontics Partners

U.S. Endodontics Partners is an endodontic dental specialty services organization focused on developing and growing affiliated endodontic practices.

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South Georgia Dental Management

South Georgia Dental Management is a premier dental support organization that supports its network of general dental offices throughout Southern Georgia.

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U.S. Oral Surgery Management

U.S. Oral Surgery Management is a dental specialty services organization headquartered in Texas provides partnership and support series to the oral surgery providers.


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Smile Doctors

Smile Doctors is a specialty services organization providing orthodontics services to both adults and children in Texas and Georgia. The Company has created a best-in-class platform within its markets.

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Pinnacle Dental

Pinnacle Dental is a preeminent regional provider of healthcare practice management services for dental practices. The Company provides comprehensive dental services throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

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HealthPort is the nation’s largest provider of Release of Information (ROI) services and audit management and tracking technology.

“Thurston’s belief in our company and management, along with their experience, led us to a great business combination and an IPO.”

Todd J. MittyCEO, InvenGen

“I’ve continued to be impressed with the foresight and integrity of Thurston Group led by Pat Haynes. They do what they say and they say what they do.”

Scott Law, DMDFounder & CCO, Smile Doctors

“Partnering with Thurston Group was singularly the best business and financial decision we have ever made in our 33 year history.”

Colin S. Bell, DDS, MSDManaging Partner & CCO, U.S. Oral Surgery Management

“Thurston group, led by Pat Haynes and Dan Davis, guided our office to the ultimate optimization and pathway to accelerated practice growth."

Steven L. Frost, DDSPresident, Red Mountain Endodontics

Contact Us

As a focused investor, Thurston leverages a deep understanding of the unique competitive, business and financial issues facing service companies. Contact us to learn more about how our partnership can promote your company’s growth and success.


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Suite 1920
Chicago, IL 60606