South Florida Hospital News
Saturday January 20, 2018

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January 2018 - Volume 14 - Issue 7




As CMO and a member of the senior leadership team, Dr. Ta will serve as a business and clinical strategist responsible for the overall direction and coordination of medical affairs system-wide.

“We are very pleased to have Dr. Ta join our executive team as he has the right combination of skills to serve as our chief medical officer,” said Beverly Capasso, interim president and CEO of Broward Health. “He has both the practical experience of an attending physician and the business acumen to lead Broward Health and its medical team into the future.”

West Boca Medical Center is providing a new treatment option for patients with enlarged prostates with the arrival of the new UroLift® System.  The UroLift System is the first permanent implant to treat symptoms due to urinary outflow obstruction secondary to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in men 50 years of age or older. Cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2013, the UroLift System is designed to relieve symptoms caused by an enlarged prostate while preserving sexual function.

Family medicine physician Sol Harari, M.D., has joined Baptist Health Medical Group, a network of primary care doctors and specialists who provide high quality medical care to patients of all ages, as part of the Baptist Health Primary Care team. He will see patients in the West Kendall Baptist Hospital Medical Arts Building, located at 15955 SW 96 Street, Suite 200. 

Edward Abraham, M.D., has been named executive vice president for health affairs and CEO of UHealth-the University of Miami Health System effective January 1, 2018. 

HCA (Hospital Corporation of America) East Florida Division is pleased to announce the appointment of Lee B. Chaykin as Chief Executive Officer of Aventura Hospital and Medical Center.  Mr. Chaykin has over 25 years of healthcare experience and has been with HCA for the past 23 years.  

Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center now has a dedicated Neuro Intensive Care Unit (NICU) providing advanced, multidisciplinary, patient centered care for the most critically ill patients with neurosurgical, and neurological life threatening illnesses, including stroke, brain hemorrhage, and tumors.

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