Bruce A. Nager
Bruce A. Nager serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Medical Concepts. Dr. Nager began his active involvement in South Florida’s healthcare community in 1982 when, as a board-certified Chiropractic Practitioner, he established Cypress Creek Chiropractic Center in Fort Lauderdale. Since that initial endeavor. Dr. Nager has founded close to a dozen additional medical centers throughout the country including Neurodiagnostics of Broward in 1986, Florida Health and Rehabilitation Center in Fort Lauderdale in 1994, Cypress Creek Medical Center in 1995, South Florida Affiliated Health & Rehab Center in 1995, Oakland Park Medical Center in 1995, and Family Health Center of Fort Pierce in 1996. Outside of Florida, Dr. Nager successfully developed a network of urgent care and occupational health care centers in Michigan, purchased by HealthSouth Corporation in 1998. In 1999,
Dr. Nager returned his focus to the Florida market by establishing Universal Medical Concepts, a comprehensive medical, diagnostic, and ancillary services organization that delivers infrastructure and technology to its subsidiary companies. Universal Medical Concepts own and manages the well-respected Sunrise family of practices that includes Sunrise Medical Group Neurology, Sunrise Pulmonary Group, Sunrise MRI, Sunrise Sleep Diagnostics and Sunrise Clinical Research. In total, the five practice divisions offer the services of 45 physicians at 14 different locations in Broward and Miami-Dade Counties. Dr. Nager serves as Director of Universal Medical Concepts and has chaired the Adult Special Committee and served as a member on several other committees.
Dr. Nagers numerous accomplishments were first recognized in 1995 when he became the only Chiropractor to be awarded a Directorship of the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (C.A.R.F.) outpatient rehabilitation center. He was again recognized in 1998 as a finalist of the NASDAQ/Ernst & Young Michigan Entrepreneur of the Year Award; and in 2005,
Dr. Nager was appointed by Governor Bush to serve on Statewide Advocacy Council (SAC). Dr. Nager studied Bachelor of Science in Human Biology from National College of Chiropractic in 1980 and Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College in 1982. He and his wife Marcell live in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. They have two daughters, Meagan and Taylor.