Board members serve staggered three-year terms and are elected by the physician partners.

Bruce Moskow, MD, JD, FACEP, FAAEM

MoskowBruce2009LFounding Partner
President, Board of Managers
Member, Executive Committee

Dr. Moskow is the President of Emergency Service Physicians, PLLC, and serves on the Board of Managers. As one of three members of the ESP Executive Committee, he is directly involved in the day-to-day operations of the company.

He received his medical degree in 1979 from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and a law degree in 1983 from University of Texas School of Law. He is ABEM Board Certified, and recertified, in Emergency Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians, and is a founding member and Fellow of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine.

Dr. Moskow served as Medical Director of the Seton Northwest Hospital Emergency Department from its opening in 1991 until 2003. He is a Past Chief of Seton Northwest’s Medical Staff and Past President of the Seton Family of Hospitals Medical Staff. He was a founder and was on the original Board of Directors of the Emergency Department Practice Management Association, and returned to service on that Board in 2015. He recently served as President of the Texas College of Emergency Physicians (TCEP). He has been an elected Councilor from TCEP to the American College of Emergency Physicians every year since 2004 and serves on the ACEP Reimbursement Committee. He is also on the Board of Directors of the Emergency Medicine Risk Retention Group as well as the Board of the Texas Alliance for Patient Access.

Sam Roberts, MD, FACEP

RobertsSamLFounding Partner
Chief Medical Officer
Secretary, Board of Managers
Member, Executive Committee

Dr. Roberts is a founding partner of ESP and served as the Medical Director and Chair of the Emergency Department at Seton Medical Center for more than 25 years. As one of three members of the ESP Executive Committee, he is directly involved in the day-to-day operations of the company and serves as Secretary of ESP’s Board of Managers.

Dr. Roberts graduated in 1978 from the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) at Galveston. He was Board Certified in Family Medicine in 1981 and was Board Certified in Emergency Medicine in 1987; he was certified by the Board of Forensic Examiners in 1997.

In addition, Dr. Roberts is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine for UTMB and was Clinical Faculty Member of the UT Southwestern-Austin Emergency Medicine Residency program (now The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School Emergency Medicine Residency).

Dr. Roberts served as Chair of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee for the Seton Family of Hospitals for 20 years. He served as President of the Seton Family of Hospitals medical staff and as Chief of Staff for Seton Medical Center Austin. He currently serves as a board member for the Seton Fund, Ascension Texas Healthcare, and Seton Health Affiliates. Dr. Roberts has also been a Physician Reviewer for The Texas Medical Board and the Texas Medical Foundation Health Quality Institute.

Christopher Ziebell, MD, FACEP, FACF

ZiebellChrisLMember, Board of Managers

Dr. Ziebell has served as the medical director of the emergency department at University Medical Center Brackenridge in Austin, Texas, since 2007.

Since moving to Austin in 1998, Dr. Ziebell has served in leadership roles as Chief of Medical Staff and Emergency Department Medical Director at various hospitals throughout the Seton health care system. He currently serves as a member of the Seton board of trustees, and is also a member of the board of directors of the Seton/UT Southwestern Physician Group, which employs the academic faculty. He is the Medical Director for Seton Medical Center at Circuit of the Americas in Austin, and serves as Executive Director of the Seton Event Medicine Institute.

A graduate of Gustavus Adolphus College, Dr. Ziebell earned his medical degree from the University of Minnesota in 1990 and completed his residency at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan.

In addition to his clinical roles, Dr. Ziebell served for four years as President and Executive Director for Hospital Physicians in Clinical Research (HPCR). He has been an investigator for a number of federal research projects and is a frequent lecturer on matters of emergency medicine and trauma care. Since 2008, he has been an adjunct professor for the University of Texas Medical Branch; he has also taught at Ball State University and Butler University.

Dr. Ziebell’s honors include the Austin Business Journal HealthCare Heroes Award (2011), the Emergency Service Partners Iny (Innovation) Award (2008), and the Texas Medical Foundation HealthCare Quality Improvement Award (2006, 2007).

Rhett A. Reed, M.D., FACEP

ReedRhett2012LMember, Board of Managers

Dr. Reed has served as a member of the ESP Board of Managers since 2008. He is the Medical Director of the Emergency Department as well as the Trauma Medical Director at Seton Medical Center Hays in Kyle, Texas. Dr. Reed served as Chief of Staff for the hospital from its opening in September 2009 through December 2011.

Dr. Reed received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas, in 1989 and completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at Orlando Regional Medical Center in 1992. Raised in Alvin, Texas, he received a B.S. in biology from Texas A&M University in 1985. He is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians.

Prior to accepting the medical director role at Seton Medical Center Hays, Dr. Reed was an attending emergency physician at University Medical Center Brackenridge and Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas (previously Children’s Hospital of Austin) for 17 years. He serves on multiple hospital committees for Seton Medical Center Hays and for the Seton Healthcare Family. In addition, Dr. Reed has served as the Medical Director for the Texas Division of Acadian Ambulance Service, Inc. since 2007.

When not in the emergency department, Dr. Reed enjoys fishing on North Padre Island and hunting/ ranching in Flatonia, Texas.

Brandon Lewis, DO, FACOEP, FACEP

LewisBrandon2009LHMember, Board of Managers

Dr. Lewis is the emergency department medical director at CHI St. Joseph Health Regional Hospital in Bryan, TX, and Vice President of Medical Affairs for the CHI St. Joseph Health System. He previously served as both chair and vice-chair of the St. Joseph emergency services department, chair of the Peer Review Committee, and has served as assistant medical director at CHI St. Joseph Health Burleson Hospital in Caldwell, TX. He was elected to the ESP Board of Managers in 2012.

Lewis was involved in launching the St. Joseph Emergency Center in College Station in 2009, a first-of-its-kind facility for St. Joseph and for ESP. In 2010, Lewis successfully led the effort to open the Bryan office of Austin-based Hospital Physicians in Clinical Research, a wholly owned subsidiary of ESP, to encourage medical research in the Bryan area. In 2015, he was instrumental in the development of the Ob/Gyn Hospitalist program at St. Joseph.

Lewis serves on the board of the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians and currently sits on the board of the Texas Osteopathic Medical Association. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Texas A&M Health Science Center.

A graduate of Texas A&M University, Lewis earned his medical degree from the University of North Texas Health Science Center/Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his emergency medicine residency at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Lewis later earned his master’s degree in business administration from the University of Texas at Dallas. He also spent nine years as an officer in the U.S. Air Force, including service as Chief of Aerospace Medicine for the 111th Fighter Wing.

Brian Aldred, MD, FACEP

AldredBrian2009LExecutive Vice President
Member, Board of Managers

As Executive Vice President, Dr. Aldred oversees ESP’s business development efforts. He also serves as the medical director for Five Star ER, a group of freestanding emergency rooms owned and operated by ESP. He was elected to the ESP Board of Managers in 2012.

From 2008 to 2014, he served as the emergency department medical director at Seton Medical Center Williamson in Round Rock, TX. At SMCW, Aldred led an ED team providing high quality, high acuity, highly efficient care while maintaining excellent patient and family satisfaction. He also served as chief of staff and was chosen as the Physician Clinical Informatics Liaison for SMCW. He led the site’s Medical Executive Committee and has been an active member of the SMCW Foundation Board. In addition, he is a voting member of the Seton Healthcare Family Board Clinical Quality Committee and has become one of the lead trainers for High Reliability Organization training at SMCW.

Prior to joining ESP, Dr. Aldred worked for more than 11 years in a community, tertiary referral center and Level I trauma center. During this time he held various leadership roles including Air Medical Transport Team Director, Vice Chief of the Emergency Department, and Transfer Center Medical Director. His varied experience includes various practice models in rural/critical access hospitals, a large urban tertiary care facility, and a free-standing ED.

Dr. Aldred grew up in the Chicago area and graduated with honors from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a degree in biology. He attended medical school and completed his residency training at the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1996.

Dr. Aldred lives in Leander with his wife and three children, who have thoroughly acclimated to life in Texas with a newfound love of barbecue and cowboy boots. Outside of work, Aldred and his family enjoy traveling to explore new places and experiencing new cultures.

Sohan Parekh, MD, FACEP

ParekhSohan2013LMember, Board of Managers

Dr. Parekh has served as an attending physician at University Medical Center Brackenridge (UMCB) since joining ESP in 2008. He also serves as the Director of Emergency and Critical Care Ultrasound at UMCB, overseeing all facets of the emergency ultrasound program. He was elected to the ESP Board of Managers in 2013.

Dr. Parekh currently serves on several committees of the ESP Board, including the finance committee, governance committee, compensation committee, and board nominating committee, which he chairs.

Dr. Parekh is a founding faculty member of the University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School Emergency Medicine Residency. As an expert in emergency ultrasound, he has developed educational curricula, lectures nationally, and serves as a technology consultant to industry.

Dr. Parekh has authored a number of published research efforts and participated in NIH-sponsored trials, including those performed in conjunction with ESP’s research division, Hospital Physicians in Clinical Research (HPCR). His areas of research interest are sepsis, resuscitation, and ultrasound.

After completing his undergraduate degree in electrical and computer engineering at the University of Texas at Austin, Dr. Parekh worked for nearly two years as a software engineer at National Instruments. He then pursued his medical degree at UT Southwestern and completed his emergency medicine residency as Chief Resident at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York.

Bob Harding, DO, FACEP

HardingBob2009LMember, Board of Managers

Dr. Harding is the emergency department medical director at Seton Highland Lakes Hospital in Burnet, TX, where he also serves as trauma medical director and chief of staff. He served on the ESP Board of Managers from 2010 to 2012 and was reelected in 2014.

Dr. Harding is vice chief of trauma services for the Seton Healthcare Family and is a member of the Seton ED Governance Council. For five years he served on the board of the Capital Area Trauma Regional Advisory Council (CATRAC) and was chair of the CATRAC stroke committee. In addition, Dr. Harding served as the assistant ED medical director for Seton Southwest Hospital in Austin, and in 2009 he was a Leadership and Advocacy Fellow for the Texas College of Emergency Physicians.

Originally from New York, he received a B.S. in pharmacology from SUNY Stony Brook in 1998 and earned his medical degree from the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his emergency medicine residency as Chief Resident at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg in Bethlehem, PA, in 2006.

Dr. Harding is actively involved in helping to recruit high-caliber physicians to ESP, having created a mentorship for new ESP physicians in 2007 and working closely with ESP’s in-house recruiters and developing relationships with residency programs. Within the emergency departments he serves, he also works to promote patient and ED team safety, improve the efficiency of ED operations, institute best practices, and foster an environment of teamwork and high reliability.

Coburn Allen, MD, FACEP, FAAP

AllenCoburn2013LMember, Board of Managers

Dr. Allen is the program director for the pediatric emergency medicine fellowship at Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas, where he has served as an EM physician since joining ESP in 2011. He was elected to the ESP Board of Managers in 2014.

In addition to his work founding the pediatric EM fellowship at Dell Children’s (one of the largest of its kind in North America), Dr. Allen serves as chair of the Seton Institutional Review Board and was appointed to the Infectious Disease Society of America Pediatric Bone and Joint Infection Guideline Committee. In 2013, he founded Dell Children’s Medical Global Outreach, a fund supporting a medical clinic, orphanage, and feeding program that he helped develop in rural Haiti in partnership with charity organization myLIFEspeaks.

Dr. Allen graduated summa cum laude from Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, OK. He earned his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX, where he also completed his residency in pediatrics and later did fellowships in pediatric emergency medicine and pediatric infectious diseases. He served on the faculty at Baylor College of Medicine for 10 years, during which time he was appointed director of medical student education and was awarded the Baylor Pediatric Award of Achievement in Teaching.

Apart from his direct patient care responsibilities, Dr. Allen is also heavily involved in teaching and research, having given hundreds of lectures and presentations and co-authored dozens of scientific publications.

Tim Taylor, MD, FACEP

TaylorTim20xxLMember, Board of Managers

Dr. Taylor is proud to be a native San Antonian and has practiced in the Baptist Health System emergency departments of his hometown since 2001. In recent years, he has transitioned from primarily clinical work to focus on his role as a business leader and health care executive. From 2007 to 2015, he served as president and chief executive officer of San Antonio-based Emergency Physicians Affiliates. He is also the founder and Chief Medical Officer of ProScribe. He joined the ESP Board of Managers in 2015.

Upon receiving his bachelor’s degree from Texas Christian University, Dr. Taylor earned his medical degree from the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. He completed his residency training in emergency medicine at Scott and White Memorial Hospital in Temple, Texas, where he was named Chief Resident and Outstanding Senior Resident. He is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians and has served on the Board of Directors of the Texas College of Emergency Physicians.

He and his wife have two teenage sons. Dr. Taylor says that if he had a hobby, he might be interested in fishing, travel, and possibly exercise.