About Us

Our founder, Mr. Ken Avery, is a Certified Public Accountant with Arthur Andersen & Co. auditing experience with clients in the hospital, medical laboratory, and medical supply businesses.  He was Corporate Controller and Treasurer for American Medical International (“AMI”), a publicly traded acute care hospital chain where he directed the corporation’s accounting and finance, and was actively involved in hospital acquisitions.  He has more than twenty five years’ experience as a Consultant to the healthcare industry, and as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Pioneer Medical Group, Inc., a fifty-provider, multi-specialty medical group with eight clinics in the Los Angeles area.  


He has prepared hundreds of valuations nationwide, of medical groups, IPAs, MSOs, surgery centers, imaging centers, and solo practices.  He has assisted physicians to buy and sell their practices.


Mr. Avery holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Business Administration from California State University, Long Beach, and is a CPA licensed in California and Kansas.  He is a member and past Professional Responsibilities Board Member of the Institute of Business Appraisers (“IBA”), a Member of the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (“NACVA”), a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (“AICPA”), and the Medical Group Management Association (“MGMA”). He is a Certified Business Appraiser (“CBA”) and a Certified Valuation Analyst (“CVA”).


He has written articles on healthcare valuations published by the California Society of CPAs, the Institute of Business Appraisers, Healthcare Financial Management Association, and the California Association of Physician Groups.


Mr. Avery has been a frequent speaker on the topics of healthcare valuations and related healthcare compliance issues.

Avery healthcare Appraisal, Inc. also works with a variety of Associates to deliver high quality outcomes for its clients.  To learn more, visit "Our Associates" page.

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Kenneth E. Avery, CPA, CBA, CVA has been a healthcare consultant since 1989.