Kenny Ellinger

Kenny Ellinger

VP of Surgical Services

Kenny is the VP of Surgical Services for United Musculoskeletal Partners, and is responsible for JV relationship management, ROI improvement, and utilization management.

Kenny Ellinger

Get to Know Kenny

Kenny Ellinger is a distinguished Registered Nurse and accomplished healthcare executive, boasting over two decades of extensive operational experience. His career spans a diverse range of healthcare settings, including emergency medicine and ambulatory surgical centers, across various esteemed organizations. Renowned for his exceptional team-building and relationship management skills, Kenny excels in environments that demand adaptability and incisive problem-solving. He leverages data-driven strategies to enhance clinical excellence, stimulate business growth, and foster organizational development.

Before his current role at United Musculoskeletal Partners, Kenny held several pivotal clinical and business leadership positions. Notably, he served as the Administrator of a dynamic, seven-room facility for over seventeen years at United Surgical Partners International. This role underscored his proficiency in managing high-volume operations with unwavering efficiency and focus on clinical safety. Kenny's professional journey commenced in the Emergency Department, where he honed his skills as a trauma nurse. This foundational experience equipped him with the agility and composure necessary for the fast-paced yet structured ambulatory surgery setting. Throughout his career, he has undertaken various roles, including OR Nurse, Clinical Director, and Facility Administrator within the Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) domain. Additionally, he has overseen multiple outpatient departments as the AVP of Ambulatory Services within a healthcare system.

Kenny holds a Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration from Western Governors University, complementing his nursing qualifications.

Residing in Fredericksburg, VA with his wife and two sons, Kenny finds joy in balancing his professional life with personal passions. A music enthusiast, he dedicates time to writing and playing music. An avid mountain biker, he enjoys exploring trails and keeping pace with his sons. Kenny's adventurous spirit has taken him to the stage playing drums in a touring band and London, England, where he lived and worked during his college years. A lover of travel and camping, he treasures spending time outdoors with his family, continually seeking new adventures and experiences.