The DHD Founders
Sherif Khattab M.D.
Founder & CEO
Dr. Khattab (Dr. K.) is a Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon with more than thirty years of clinical experience and twenty years as the owner and medical director of a Multi-specialty Surgery Center in in the greater Los Angeles area.
Dr. K. co-founded an IPA with less than a hundred physicians. Together they achieved and maintained quadruple aim status for more than two decades. The same IPA was later acquired by the second largest HMO in Southern California.
According to Dr. K., efficient disease management, patient engagement, providing exceptional quality of care, and lowering costs are of upmost importance in delivering healthcare.
Co-founder & Care Coordinator
In the five years of working in disease management at Ocean Surgery Center (in the greater Los Angeles area), Adam became fascinated in the business side of Healthcare. He and Dr. Khattab partnered together to create a new coordination of care and cash pricing solution, now known as Direct Health Delivery (DHD).
Adam is also a strong advocate of patient satisfaction and maintaining high quality in healthcare delivery. He and his team of Care Coordinators guide their patients throughout every step of the process (from the patient’s initial consultation to full recovery).
Mike Epstein is the President of Direct Health Delivery responsible for our growth platform and operations. Mike brings more than 20 years of experience working with healthcare payors, providers and life sciences companies to successfully increase revenues, decrease costs, improve the customer experience and take advantage of new opportunities. Mike also services as the founder and managing director of The Tay Group, a boutique Strategy and Operations consultancy. He collaborates with client executives to launch new products, improve operations, innovate products and services, achieve regulatory compliance, manage product portfolios and refine their strategies. His leadership and vision deliver solutions that span the full life cycle — from ideation through execution. His extensive knowledge of healthcare and life sciences organizations — paired with his fact-based ROI focus — enable him to solve complex problems and pinpoint solutions with efficiency, accuracy, context and vision.
Mike received his Master of Health Administration from the University of Southern California and his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of California, San Diego.