In addition, Leggett is the co-founder and principal of Global 1, the largest commercially insured medical bundled payment manager in the state of California and amongst the largest in the nation. Since 2011, he has been responsible for the company’s operations and development including expanding its network of physicians, surgery centers, and self-insured employers, as well as promoting the benefits of this innovative, cost-effective surgical payment system.
Leggett has more than 30 years in orthopaedic program management and two decades in ASC management and development. Leggett’s experience started in exercise physiology and research, then progressed into developing outpatient orthopaedic therapy clinics. He moved into outpatient surgery when he founded a network of physician-owned ambulatory surgery centers. His reputation as a respected board member and past-president of the California Ambulatory Surgery Association (CASA) led to the success of many of his state-wide and national programs.
Leggett has also developed a synergistic medical real estate niche for “brick & mortar” needs to vertically integrate medical sub-specialties including the acquisition, development and management of medical real estate. He jointly owns with physicians and manages two medical properties in Carlsbad, California. Leggett has produced solid returns for investors and strong economic assets for the community.
His philanthropic efforts include founding the non-profit organization, Live 4 Legacy, which inspires intentional living in underserved and underprivileged communities. He is also on the board for the Vert Mooney Research Foundation whose mission is to develop, test and implement strategies to improve quality of life and physical function.
Leggett earned a Master of Science in exercise physiology and sports sciences from the University of Florida College of Health and Human Performance. He is a public speaker on topics related to ASCs, bundled payments and sports medicine, and he has been published in more than 120 publications.