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Providers Properties and Performance

Jun 22, 2021

Trisha’s guest this week is Tim Spooner, physical therapist and president/CEO of Spooner Physical Therapy and Proactive MSD. He started Spooner Physical Therapy over 30 years ago, and it has now grown to 22 locations to serve the needs of his patients.  Along the way, where he has had to purchase or develop buildings, he has become a physician owner of real estate as a result. Tim has invested in his own sites and he is also a partner in multi-tenant medical buildings.

In this episode, we talk about…

[2:51] How Tim started Proactive MSD

[6:18] Why Tim was drawn to physical therapy

[7:08] Tim’s decision to go into private practice

[8:35] The first site of Spooner Physical Therapy

[9:04] The growth and expansion of Spooner Physical Therapy

[10:21] Investing in real estate for private practice and partnering with other physician owners

[12:36] The importance of surrounding yourself with a great team as a physician owner

[15:48] Tim’s first job in the Youth Conservation Corps

[16:22] If he was not a physical therapist, Tim would be a teacher

[17:08] What Tim is reading for information and inspiration

[19:07] The desire to heal combined with training needed to fulfill that passion

[21:13] Training for leadership

[25:34] Advice for physicians looking to invest in or grow their first private practice office

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