Michigan Gastroenterology Institute and Capitol Colorectal Surgery Partners Join H.I.G. Growth Partners Portfolio Company


BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–H.I.G. Growth Partners (“H.I.G.”), the dedicated growth capital investment affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, is pleased to announce that its portfolio company, Pinnacle GI Partners (“Pinnacle GI”), a premier gastrointestinal services organization, has partnered with Lansing, Michigan-based Michigan Gastroenterology Institute (“MGI”) and Capitol Colorectal Surgery (“CCS”). This partnership creates the largest provider of gastrointestinal services in Michigan, representing 40 providers, including 21 gastroenterologists, 3 colorectal surgeons, and 16 advanced practice providers.

“Our esteemed partners at MGI and CCS share our vision of preserving independent physician practices and leveraging the best practices of our organization”

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Michigan Gastroenterology Institute was founded in 1988 and provides gastrointestinal care to communities in Mid-Michigan. In 2000, MGI partnered with Michigan State University’s gastroenterology division to improve patient care, enhance education and advance research in the area of gastroenterology. The gastroenterologists and advanced practice providers deliver excellent digestive health services through 12 facilities in the Lansing, Michigan region.

Capitol Colorectal Surgery has been serving patients in mid-Michigan for over 40 years. The surgeons at CCS are Mid-Michigan’s leading experts in colon and rectal surgery, performing laparoscopic and robotic surgery, screening and surveillance colonoscopy as well as comprehensive medical and surgical care for a variety of colorectal conditions.

“Our primary goal at MGI and CCS has been to deliver exceptional medical and surgical gastrointestinal care in combination with an outstanding patient experience,” said Dr. Scott Plaehn, President of MGI. “We have joined with Pinnacle GI Partners to expand our practice and enhance our ability to offer innovative clinical solutions that will improve the quality of care for our patients.”

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