Our Management Team

“Surround yourself with great people... and empower them to make a meaningful and lasting difference.” – Boyd Yarbrough

Abigail Berkman

Chief Operations Officer

Abigail Berkman is the COO and co-founder of Avante Surgical Partners. She oversees the development and operations of Avante’s entire portfolio of surgical facilities. Abigail has over twenty years of healthcare experience in development, management, sales, and clinical roles. She has successfully forged strong relationships with physicians, hospital partners, facility leaders, funding and financing sources, and guided the facilities through successful acquisitions. Prior to Avante Surgical Partners, Abigail was the Chief Development Officer of Elite Surgical Affiliates. During her career, Abigail has been instrumental in the development of over 10 surgical facilities in addition to mergers and acquisitions. In addition to her responsibilities at work, Abigail serves on the Board of Directors of Faith In Practice and the Executive Committee of Good Samaritan Foundation. She is also a Board Member of Elite Orthopedic and Spine Foundation and a is member of River Oaks Business Women’s Exchange Club.