Stephen Ross

Vice President


Ohio University

Master of Health Administration

Athens, Ohio

Thomas Edison State College

Bachelor of Science, Business Administration

Trenton, New Jersey


Fellow, Healthcare Financial Management Association

Certified Medical Practice Executive

Certified as a Six Sigma Black Belt

Professional Memberships

Healthcare Financial Management Association

Medical Group Management Association

Stephen Ross, MHA, FHFMA, CMPE, a vice president with Coker Group, has over 15 years of industry experience successfully leading health system strategy and business development. His work encompasses mergers and acquisitions, physician practice/health system integration, physician compensation administration and plan redesign, operational efficiency, and financial and revenue cycle operations.

Stephen specializes in assisting healthcare organizations in hospital-physician alignment transactions, compensation valuation work, compensation plan redesign, strategic business planning, and operational/financial performance improvement. He has experience with multi-specialty physician practice administration, physician network development, Stark, Anti-kickback, healthcare finance, reimbursement, budgeting, capital management, internal auditing, managed care, facility planning, and project management.


  • Led health systems in the development of strategic business plans.
  • Developed physician compensation plans for hospitals and large physician groups.
  • Reviewed physician compensation models through compensation valuation work.
  • Assisted healthcare organizations with hospital-physician alignment transactions.