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WOSM Case Study

Partnership creates the leading multi-subspecialty orthopedic platform in the region

Aligned Orthopedic Partner
Atlantic Street Capital

Company Overview

Washington Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine (WOSM), is a premier provider of orthopedic services in the greater Washington, D.C. metro area

Established over 35 years ago, WOSM provides a full suite of orthopedic services covering the musculoskeletal system across three clinic locations in Maryland and Washington D.C.

WOSM has 12 fellowship-trained and board-certified orthopedic surgeons specializing in neck, elbow, hand/wrist, hip, spine, knee and foot/ankle

  • Over 75 employees including a clinical support team of physician assistants and physical/occupational therapists
  • Catchment area expands nationally and internationally with nearly 40,000 patient visits annually

Transaction Highlights:

On December 31, 2021, Aligned Ortho partnered with WOSM to create the leading orthopedic care services provider in the region with 27 world class orthopedists

The combined platform remains physician-led and majority physician-owned

The transaction was structured tax efficiently to maximize capital gains treatment on cash proceeds and tax deferral of rollover equity

The transaction provided shareholder liquidity and growth capital to finance the expansion of the practice via tuck-in acquisitions and the addition of complementary ancillaries

  • Concurrent with closing the transaction, WOSM partners became Aligned Ortho equity holders alongside existing physician partners, Atlantic Street Capital and management