Physicians Professional Management

Complete billing, collection and practice management
services for anesthesia and pain management groups.


W. Dean Azar

President and Chief Executive Officer

Paul J. Pappanastos, MBA, CFA

Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Laurie Allen

Vice President of Operations

Joann T. Bartlett, BHRM

Director of Human Resources

W. Dean Azar

President and Chief Executive Officer

Providing accounting and consulting services in the healthcare field for over 25 years, Dean has worked with anesthesiologists in all aspects of practice management including planning for new facilities or services, hospital contracting, financial planning and budgeting, managed care contracting, billing and collection services, staff education and all areas of compliance.

Dean graduated from the University of Alabama with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. Dean is a member of the Medical Group Management Association and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. 

He is a member of the Capstone Council at the University of Alabama and is a member of the University of Alabama's President's Cabinet. He has also served on the YMCA Board and is a member of the First United Methodist Church where he has served on the Administrative Board, Finance Committee and as Chairman of the Staff Parrish Relations Committee.

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