January 19, 2022 – Broward Health Medical Center welcomes Lester R. Eljaiek, CPA, as its regionalchief financial officer.

Eljaiek, who has more than 20 years of healthcare experience, will lead the financial operations of the Fort Lauderdale hospital and Salah Foundation Children’s Hospital.

Prior to joining Broward Health Medical Center, Eljaiek served as senior vice president of finance of Lifespan Health System in Providence, Rhode Island. He also served as vice president of finance at Sentara Healthcare in Norfolk, Virginia. 

In addition to being a Certified Public Account, Eljaiek is a Certified Healthcare Financial Professional and is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Eljaiek earned both his Bachelor of Science in Accounting and his Master of Accounting from Florida International University. 

About Broward Health

Broward Health, providing service for more than 80 years, is a nationally recognized system in South Florida that offers world-class healthcare to all. The Broward Health system includes the statutory teaching hospital Broward Health Medical Center, Broward Health North, Broward Health Imperial Point, Broward Health Coral Springs, Salah Foundation Children’s Hospital, Broward Health Weston, Broward Health Community Health Services, Broward Health Physician Group, Broward Health Urgent Care, Broward Health International, and Broward Health Foundation. For more information, visit BrowardHealth.org.