BASS Medical Group Appoints Inez Wondeh as Chief Executive Officer
Walnut Creek, CALIF., – BASS Medical Group (BMG) announced Monday, July 8th that its Board of Directors has officially appointed Inez Wondeh as the Chief Executive Officer. Wondeh previously held the position of Chief Operating Officer at BASS.
Wondeh, an experienced healthcare executive with more than 20 years in the industry, has previously held several key positions in various healthcare organizations, including the last 4 years as the COO of BMG where she helped execute many of the company’s growth strategy shifts.
“Inez has been a key architect of the company’s rapid growth strategy at BMG. Her vision, strategy, and execution track-record are exactly what BASS needs,” said Dr. Gregory Rhodes, President, and Member of the Board of Directors. “We could not have accomplished the formation of more than 300 multi-specialty physicians in our medical group without her vast industry experience, leadership, and expertise.”
Since joining the company in 2015 as the COO, Inez has provided visionary leadership that has continued to inspire the highest levels of performance in the financial and operational administration of the company. She led BASS’s strategic vision in the development and expansion of one of the largest independent physician-led groups in the Bay Area, which currently includes more than 42 specialties and 200 locations.
“I am excited to work hand in hand with our amazing physicians in this rapidly transforming world of healthcare,” Inez said. “The opportunity that lies ahead of BASS is enormous, and the ability to lead this next chapter is deeply humbling and incredibly exhilarating! We will continue with our commitment to provide quality health care to the communities we serve and focus our energy on the continued expansion of services for our patients and members. Keeping our eyes on the future of healthcare and how we deliver affordable quality care is going to be key in driving our success.”
Wondeh’s outstanding leadership, integrity, and deep background in the healthcare space have been instrumental in the growth and transformation of BMG. “Her bold vision and passion for healthcare are major driving forces behind the successful expansion of BMG. We physicians, many of whom she recruited, are excited for her leadership as the CEO,” says Dr. Max B. Merkow of the BASS Neurosurgery Division.
BASS Medical Group was officially launched in 2006 by a group of surgeons in Walnut Creek with offices located throughout Contra Costa County. Today, BASS Medical Group has grown to more than 300 providers with 42 different specialties and growing. BASS’s offices are now located throughout the greater Bay Area and Central Valley, spanning from San Francisco to Brentwood down to Porterville, California.
At BASS Medical Group, we serve communities throughout the greater Bay Area with comprehensive medical care and specialty services. Our brand is distinctive for its smaller, independent physician-led practices located in the neighborhoods we serve. Because we're always nearby, we offer easier access to leading-edge care that's more personal and patient-focused.