The interventional cardiology team at Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute at Baptist Hospital recently became the first in South Florida to offer patients with coronary artery disease a new treatment option that literally disappears over time.
Congratulations to the eighteen south Florida physicians who were selected as participants in the inaugural class of the Physician Leadership Academy of South Florida (PLA) for 2016-2017. The PLA is providing training and workshops on developing their leadership skills, information about health care issues facing Floridians and tools which will enable them to make significant differences in the leadership roles they presently hold and those they anticipate holding.
Cleveland Clinic Florida has appointed interventional radiologist Rodolfo J. Blandon, M.D., M.B.A., Chief of Staff.
Cleveland Clinic Florida has appointed board certified colorectal surgeon Eric Weiss, M.D., as its Chief Academic Officer.
Mathew Farbman, D.O., Tiffannie Walker, M.D., Georges Azzi, M.D., and Ross Wodicka, M.D., have joined the Holy Cross Medical Group.
West Boca Medical Center welcomes Adam Leisy, M.D., as the new medical director of the adult emergency departments of both the hospital and its free standing emergency care center located in Coconut Creek. He will also work as an attending physician with the rest of the experienced physicians on the medical staff of the hospital and the emergency rooms.
Renowned radiologist Nilza Kallos, M.D., board certified in nuclear medicine, has joined Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at The Lennar Foundation Medical Center in Coral Gables. Kallos brings to Sylvester two of her colleagues — Lori DeFillipo, M.D., and Angela Parra, M.D. — from her former private practice in South Miami, where the group has been practicing breast radiology for more than 25 years.
Arif Dalvi, M.D., MBA, a neurologist with the Palm Beach Neuroscience Institute (PBNI) and a member of the Advanced Neuroscience Network (ANN), has been named Medical Director of the Medical Advisory Council at the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA), South Florida Chapter. Dr. Dalvi specializes in Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders such as essential tremor and dystonia.
Tenet Florida Physician Services (TFPS) is pleased to announce that expert vascular surgeon Dr. Joseph Ricotta, Regional Medical Director of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy for the Tenet Florida Heart & Vascular Network, has joined the TFPS multispecialty physician group and is a founding member of the Tenet Florida Cardiovascular Care network.
Tenet Florida Physician Services (TFPS) is pleased to announce that Dr. Jack Marek Klem, a neurological surgeon, has joined the TFPS multispecialty physician group and is the newest member of the Advanced Neuroscience Network (ANN). Dr. Klem has opened TFPS offices in Miami and Coral Gables and is the Medical Director of Neurosurgery at North Shore Medical Center in Miami among other local hospitals. He is also on staff at Florida Medical Center, a campus of North Shore in Fort Lauderdale.