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Chance W. McDaniel is President and Chief Executive Officer of Peak Performance Physicians. He is responsible for overseeing the Coding and Compliance Programs and Medical Practice Compliance and Integrity Programs for hospital affiliated and private practice physician clients. In addition, Mr. McDaniel is a trusted source for hospital CEOs and healthcare attorneys who seek Fair Market Value (FMV) Compensation Opinion Letters.

He is also co-author of the book The Five Levers for Medical Practice  Improvement, and a Certified Professional Compliance Officer through the American Academy of Professional Coders. Chance received his B.A. degree from the University of Alabama.

Mr. McDaniel fulfilled his father’s dream by assuming the role of President and CEO in 2022.


John W. McDaniel is Founder and Chairman of Peak Performance Physicians, LLC. From its New Orleans, Louisiana base, the firm has exhibited impressive growth as evidenced by its nationwide clientele and a strong reputation in the physician practice management industry.

In addition to overseeing the development and growth of Peak Performance Physicians, LLC since 1989, Mr. McDaniel also has fifteen years experience in hospital administration having served as President and Chief Executive Officer of healthcare systems in North Carolina, Alabama and Louisiana. He earned a Masters Degree in Health Care Administration from George Washington University and was selected as their 1985 Alumni of The Year In Health Services Administration. Mr. McDaniel has been published in The Wall Street Journal, The Harvard Business Review and has made numerous presentations to industry and professional associations affiliated with the health care industry.

He is also co-author of the book, Disaster Planning for the Clinical Practice and co-author of the e-book, The Five Levers for Medical Practice Improvement.

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