Benzer Pharmacy Joins American Pharmacy Purchasing Alliance


Benzer Pharmacy has joined the American Pharmacy Purchasing Alliance (APPA).

The American Pharmacy Purchasing Alliance, APPA, is a community of pharmaceutical experts and professionals dedicated towards the recognition and advancement of the specialized industry of pharmaceutical purchasing.

Pharmaceutical purchasing is a significant contributor in the industry of pharmacy and patient care and APPA strives to represent a collective and unmistakable voice.

“Our goal is to keep members abreast of the latest developments and news in the pharmaceutical industry as well as offering educational opportunities for professional growth and empowerment.” Says Joshua Pirestani, APPA President.

In his statement, Benzer Pharmacy president Alpesh Patel, said that all 60 plus Benzer Pharmacies nationwide will be members of the alliance.

“We are excited to announce that all Benzer Pharmacies will be joining this alliance that offers industry-trusted education and information and acts as a trusted voice for the national pharmaceutical purchasing industry.” Alpesh says.

Since 2015, Benzer Pharmacy has taken a great stride in changing the landscape of the health care industry. Following its explosive growth, Benzer Pharmacy is seeing significant opportunities for building concrete networks and partnerships.

APPA develops networking strategies and opportunities, develops new technologies and strategies to be able to improve productivity, and understands new legislation to ensure better mastery of legal and legitimate processes within the industry.

The American Pharmacy Purchasing Alliance is a valuable implement for every participant in the pharmaceutical purchasing industry.

“APPA focuses on gathering different entities and sources of information that will become beneficial to the industry as well as to the parties concerned,” concludes Joshua.

About American Pharmacy Purchasing Alliance

The American Pharmacy Purchasing Alliance is a leading pharmacy purchasing association dedicated to serving the needs of its members through education, networking, and the delivery of a unified voice for all participants in the pharmacy purchasing industry. Through ongoing collaboration, our alliance creates an environment that encourages the exchange of ideas and information, increases productivity through new technology, and furthers legislation designed to benefit our industry. For more information, visit 

Joshua Pirestani, President
American Pharmacy Purchasing Alliance


Benzer Pharmacy is a chain of independent retail pharmacies that specializes in specialty drugs and also focusses on medication management programs for people with complex chronic diseases, including Hepatitis, HIV, Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA), Dermatological conditions and Gastrointestinal Disorders (GI). The first Benzer Pharmacy opened in the year 2009 and there are now over 60 locations throughout Tennessee, Florida, Michigan, Virginia, North Carolina, Texas, Georgia, Nevada, Oklahoma and Louisiana.


  •  2016: Utilization Review Accreditation Commission (URAC) accreditation for Specialty Pharmacy
  • 2015: PCAB compounding accreditation with Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC)


  • Florida Fast 50 (2016) – Tampa Bay’s Fastest Growing Companies.
  • EY Entrepreneur of the Year, (2016) – Benzer Pharmacy CEO was a Florida Finalist.
  • CFO of the Year Awards (2016): Finalist Large company category.
  • Chain Drug Review (2016: Rank 54 out of 100 in the Top 100 Chains by Pharmacy Count
  • Inc. 5000 (2015): Rank 1500 – Fastest growing private company in America.
  • Florida Fast 100 (2015): Rank 39 out of 100 – Fastest growing private companies in Florida
  • TBBJ 200 (2015): Rank 67 out of 200 – Tampa Bay’s largest private companies

All Benzer Pharmacy medications require a doctor’s prescription.  For more information: 


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