About Us

(above: All 5 of EMPros Original founders; formerly West Volusia Emergency Physicians)

EMPros Original Partners, (L-R) Dr.Paul Marton, Dr.William Sawko, Dr.Owen Hunt, Dr.Chuck Duva & Dr.Steven Knight are honored, for 35 years of service, by Florida Hospital DeLand’s “Pioneers of Healthcare” Dinner in 2011.

Our Leadership

Charles ‘Chuck’ Duva, MD CMM FACEP serves as CEO of EMPros. Ventra Health performs all Coding, Billing and A/R functions for EMPros as well as other EM physician groups across the United States. The former billing company, DuvaSawko, has merged with 2 other coding and billing companies and is now known as Ventra Health.


In addition, some of our EMPros physicians have interest in two local urgent care centers (PrimeCare Urgent Care Centers) that serve the Daytona Beach market area.

Our Facilities

EMPros holds contracts (see location page) to manage AdventHealth Emergency Departments in:


      • Daytona Beach
      • Palm Coast
      • New Smyrna Beach
      • DeLand
      • Orange City
      • Deltona
      • Port Orange
      • Daytona International Speedway

Our Mission

To join with our hospital partners in ensuring a reputation for the highest quality emergency care and service to patients.

Physician Benefits

      • Full Benefit Package at 130 Hours a Month
      • Flexible Scheduling
      • Shareholder Opportunity for Mainside EM Physicians *
      • Stable & Fully Transparent Democratic Group, in Business for over 45 years
      • Health, Life, 401K, Disability, Dental & Vision Family Plans
      • Health Plan Deductible Funded into HSA
      • Annual Company Contribution to 401k Plans
      • Pre-tax CME account
      • RVU Production Bonus Opportunity 
      • Membership in Trade Organizations such as ACEP & FCEP
      • Med Mal & Tail
      • Quality Lifestyle
      • Regular Social Events and Journal Club Meetings


* subject to employment contract

Meet EMPros Key Personnel

President and Chief Executive Officer

Director of Practice Operations

Physician Liaison