Michael Lipscomb, MD

Chief Quality and Patient Safety Officer,
Regional President

Dr. Michael Lipscomb began practicing Emergency Medicine in 1997 as a Clinical Instructor for the University of Michigan. In 2000, he joined ApolloMD at North Fulton Hospital, becoming Medical Director of the department in 2005. Dr. Lipscomb has served on multiple committees at the hospital and most recently completed terms of Secretary Treasurer and Chief of Staff, […]

Ayaz Pathan, MD, MBA

Divisional President

Dr. Ayaz Pathan joined ApolloMD in 2007. Since that time, he has held various leadership positions for the organization including Medical Director and currently, Divisional President. As a life-long North Carolina resident, Dr. Pathan utilizes his knowledge and expertise in operations and flow management with ApolloMD’s North Carolina partner hospitals. In 2014, he was given […]

Josh Hargraves, MD, FACEP

Divisional President

Dr. Josh Hargraves joined the ApolloMD leadership team in 2017. His experience in improving patient flow, enhancing the patient experience and ED operations has greatly impacted several ApolloMD partnerships. In addition to serving on the ApolloMD leadership team, Dr. Hargraves is active amongst several committees in the hospitals where he works clinically, such as Medical […]

Brett Cannon, MD, MBA, FACEP

Divisional President

Dr. Brett Cannon earned his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, NC. He then trained at Emory University, where he served as Chief Resident. After completing his medical training, Dr. Cannon also earned an MBA from the University of Georgia. Dr. Cannon joined ApolloMD in 2000 and has […]

Evan C. Howell, MBA, M.M.Sc.

President, Clinical Operations and Chief Advanced Practice Clinician

As President, Clinical Operations and Chief Advanced Practice Clinician, Evan Howell works directly with ApolloMD’s operations teams and client facilities on all clinically-based process initiatives. He serves as an “internal consultant”, performing service line assessments, departmental throughput analysis, new process design/implementation, physical plant design/redesign, and patient experience initiatives. Mr. Howell holds overall responsibility for providing […]

Yogin Patel, MD, MBA, FACEP

Chief Executive Officer

As Chief Executive Officer of ApolloMD, Dr. Yogin Patel serves our health system partners and oversees practices in our collective mission to drive better patient care and higher quality outcomes. Dr. Patel joined ApolloMD in 2007 and has driven the success of several large-volume emergency departments by maximizing throughput, enhancing the patient experience, and improving clinical […]

Welcome to ApolloMD

Private, Independent Group with No Outside Ownership.

ApolloMD is entirely owned by our physicians, advanced practice clinicians, and key business team members. We started in 1983 by partnering with a nonprofit health system, and we are proud of our history as a completely private, independent group for the last four decades. We have never accepted outside ownership.