Dr. Craig Samitt, CEO of HealthCare Partners, the Torrance, Calif.-based division of DaVita HealthCare Partners, will step down Aug. 1. DaVita CEO Kent Thiry will assume responsibility for the division, according to the company.
Samitt started with HealthCare Partners in August 2013 as executive VP before being named CEO this past March. Dialysis giant DaVita acquired HealthCare Partners in 2012. The division manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks in Arizona, California, Florida, New Mexico and Nevada.