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

Paul J. Pappanastos, MBA, CFA

Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Providing anesthesia billing and practice management services for over 19 years, Paul has a wide range of experience in all areas of anesthesia practice management and client services including strategic planning, budgeting, hospital contracting, managed care contracting and compliance. He is also active in the company’s business development efforts.

Prior to joining PPM in 1994, Paul worked as an investment banker with an emphasis on public finance and as a portfolio investment analyst with the State of Alabama Retirement Systems. He has worked as the Assistant Chief of Staff for the Governor of Alabama and as Director of Administrative and Fiscal Services for the Montgomery County, Alabama District Attorney’s Office.

Paul received his Bachelor of Science degree in Corporate Finance from the University of Alabama, his Master’s in Business Administration degree from Auburn University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst. He is a member of the Medical Group Management Association, the Anesthesia Assembly Administration and the Healthcare Billing and Management Association.

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