Premier Plastic Surgery Partners

The leadership team of Premier encompasses an exceptional blend of talent and expertise across domains, and features a seasoned Chief Executive Officer with a track record of driving strategic growth, a Chief Financial Officer renowned for his financial acumen, and the Founders and Chairs of the Advisory Boards, all of whom are highly respected medical professionals holding FACS designations. 

Together, they bring to the table a strong combination of business acumen, financial leadership, and extensive medical knowledge, ensuring the organization’s success and innovation in its respective field.

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Jeffrey Spiegel, MD FACS

Founder And Chair Of The Clinical Physician Advisory Board

Dr. Jeffrey Spiegel has received almost every major award available to Facial Plastic Surgeons including the Honor Award from the Triological Society, the prestigious F. Mark Rafaty Award and the Sir Harold Del Gillies Award from the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery for outstanding contributions to the field, as well as the Honor and Board of Governors Awards from the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. His creativity is evident in his many surgical innovations and he even holds a United States patent. Dr. Spiegel’s patients rave about his compassionate, friendly, and confident manner.

Dr. Spiegel received his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Michigan where he served as president of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society and was chosen as the medical school commencement speaker at his graduation.

He completed his internship in General Surgery, followed by residency in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco. His advanced training in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and Microsurgery, was done through Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Spiegel is a Full Professor and the Chief of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Boston University School of Medicine. With dozens of award winning research projects, scientific papers, articles, and book chapters, Dr. Spiegel continues to innovate and advance the field of facial plastic surgery.

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Ross A. Clevens, MD FACS

Founder and Chair of the Business Development Physician Advisory Board

Founder and Chair of the Business Development Physician Advisory Board Ross A. Clevens, MD, FACS, is an award-winning Double Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon who has served patients in Brevard County, Florida and beyond for more than 25 years. Trained at Yale, Harvard, and the University of Michigan, Dr. Clevens is recognized by both former patients and colleagues for his meticulous attention to detail, his innovative contributions to his field, and his artistry with facial plastic surgery. A noted educator and lecturer, Dr. Clevens is the author of the book Your Plastic Surgery Companion: A Consumer’s Guide to Facial Plastic Surgery. Dr. Clevens was voted “One of America’s Top Doctors” according to the Castle-Connolly Guide to America’s Top Doctors, “Best of Brevard” by Florida Today and selected “One of America’s Top Physicians” by the Consumers’ Research Council of America. As the founder and medical director of Clevens Face and Body Specialists, a plastic surgery group and medspa with locations in Melbourne and Merritt Island on Florida’s Space Coast, Dr. Clevens has recruited a like-minded team of highly specialized providers who have the highest standards for excellence in patient care. The practice offers comprehensive care, including cosmetic and reconstructive facial plastic surgery, breast & body plastic surgery, injectables, nonsurgical body contouring, laser treatments, hair restoration, medical-grade skin care solutions, and skin cancer care. Clevens Face and Body Specialists was voted the Best Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery Center in the “Best of the Best Community Choice Awards” by Florida Today readers. The practice was named one of the nation’s top healthcare firms in the American Business Awards. A lifelong philanthropist, Dr. Clevens is an active board member for the Brevard Alzheimer’s Foundation and supports numerous local charities throughout the year. He is the founder of the nonprofit Face of Change, and has led humanitarian missions to deliver food and medical care to children in developing nations. In addition, Dr. Clevens is active in the national program Face To Face, providing pro bono reconstructive surgery to domestic violence survivors.
Dr Ross Clevens

Stephen J. Ronan, MD FACS

Founder and Chairman of the Board

An award-winning plastic surgeon performing thousands of surgery procedures every year in the Blackhawk Surgery Center, Stephen J. Ronan MD FACS, has been named one of the Top Plastic Surgeons in America by the nation’s leading providers of information on doctors. He was also voted Best in The Bay, and one of the Top 3 Hair Restoration Surgeons in America 2015, by Aesthetic Everything Beauty Network, a panel of industry leaders and fellow surgeons.

Dr. Ronan is a trainer and educator for Galderma Laboratories, Allergan, Suneva Medical, Cutera, Medicis Pharmaceuticals, Kythera Biopharmaceuticals and Thermi Aesthetics, training other doctors on how to perform various aesthetic procedures. 

He is also a regular contributor to HintMD.com, ObesityHealth.com, MyNewExpert.com and RealSelf.com. He serves as the medical director of the Cutera Clinic, the clinical research center for Cutera, a leading medical laser manufacturer.

Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, he scored in the 99th percentile on his Plastic Surgery In-service Exam. Dr. Ronan is a member of multiple professional organizations and is the founder of the American Society of Hair Restoration.

He is also a member of The American Society of Plastic Surgery, The American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, The American Society of Maxillofacial Surgery, The American College of Surgeons, and The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons.

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Matthew J. Kirchner

Chief Executive Officer

Matthew J. Kirchner has been a healthcare leader for more than 25 years. He spent the early part of his career in large global healthcare companies in strategic and commercial roles including: Johnson and Johnson, Amgen, and Medtronic. He has also held leadership roles in services firms including Campbell Alliance (consulting) and Lehman Brothers (investment banking).

Prior to joining Premier, he has successfully led three businesses through successful exits including: Essia Health (Medical Scribing), Eyecare Services Partners (Vision Care) and Revolution Prep (Education Tech). He has deep experience in strategy, operations, sales/marketing, and consulting across the healthcare spectrum in healthcare services, medical device, biotech and pharmaceuticals. 

He has successfully built businesses organically and through M&A, integrated acquisitions, optimized operations and improved sales and marketing effectiveness. Most importantly, he has been successful at building winning teams that have driven business growth and achieved strategic objectives.


Erik Schneider

Chief Financial Officer

Erik Schneider is an accomplished executive with a proven track record of applying financial rigor to drive corporate development and strategic initiatives. He has consistently demonstrated his ability to deliver results and propel businesses to new heights.

Collaborating closely with operational teams and private equity stakeholders, in both public and private companies, he has orchestrated strategic acquisitions that have significantly improved operating and financial metrics, to deploy more than half a billion dollars in capital.

Most recently, Erik built and executed the corporate development process for a leading banking software provider, was instrumental in taking that company public and subsequently built the investor relations team.