March 24, 2023 – HCA Florida Kendall Hospital, a 447-bed facility, and part of HCA Florida Healthcare, the largest healthcare system in the state, is pleased to announce the addition of Assistant Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Veronica McCloskey.

Dr. McCloskey is a general cardiologist joined HCA Florida Kendall Hospital in February 2023 as Assistant Chief Medical Officer. Prior to Kendall Hospital, she worked for Cano Health as the chief of cardiology for Healthy Heart, a premier institute for cardiovascular disease prevention. Dr. McCloskey also worked as a clinical cardiologist for MD Associates in Broward County, Florida. Dr. McCloskey was an assistant professor at the Columbia University Division of Cardiology at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach until 2019. She was also an assistant professor of medicine at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, IL, focusing on echocardiography and valvular heart disease.

Dr. McCloskey received her bachelor’s of arts in natural sciences from Johns Hopkins University. She then received her MD form the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine.


About HCA Florida Kendall Hospital

As a 24/7 acute care facility, Kendall Hospital is one of only two adult Level 1 Trauma Centers in Miami-Dade County verified by the American College of Surgeons. Kendall Hospital boasts a network of over 750 physicians’ specialties. Kendall Hospital is ranked by Healthgrades in the Top 100 Best Hospitals in America for Critical Care, Prostate Surgery, Gastroenterology, Orthopedic Surgery and Stroke Care.

HCA Florida Kendall Hospital is a part of HCA Florida Healthcare, the leading provider of healthcare in the state of Florida. With an employee base of 77,000, HCA Florida Healthcare’s comprehensive network includes 49 hospital campuses and more than 450 other care sites.