Tom Von Sydow

Chief Operations Officer

Tom joins Acuity Eye Specialists with over 35 years in the Healthcare industry. Most recently, Tom was the Vice President of Strategy and Platform Development at Pacific Dental Services, a world-class Dental Support Organization (DSO). During his tenure, Tom drove the percent of Specialty revenue from 28% in 2008 to over 50% in 2016, adding significant shareholder value to this billion-dollar organization. Some of his key accomplishments, in addition to revenue generation, were the development of the first DSO focused on children using only pediatric trained dentists (My Kids Dentist). Growing from one location to over 80 in 2016. Tom also led the organizational strategy on Oral Systemic Health, spearheading the first integrated commercial Medical Dental platform in the US, as well as, working in Washington DC to change Medicare Law allowing Seniors with pre-existing conditions to receive Medicare benefits for periodontal disease.

Tom received his Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, and has two leadership certificates from Harvard Business School. Tom and his wife enjoy traveling and spending time with their children and grandchildren.