September 8, 2020 – JFK Medical Center Main and North Campus has named S. Raymond Golish, MD, PhD, MBA, to Chief Medical Officer (CMO). In this position, Dr. Golish will be responsible for the oversight of the clinical agenda and utilization review at both campuses in conjunction with administration and medical staff leaders. He brings a vast knowledge of experience and training, having led successful initiatives in the areas of evidenced-based medicine, analytics and efficiency and physician engagement.  As CMO, Dr. Golish will also serve as the liaison between medical staff and hospital administration. 
Dr. Golish most recently served as the CMO for Aventura Hospital and Medical Center and has been a CMO, Medical Director and consultant for numerous healthcare systems and medical device corporations.  He is a fellowship-trained spinal surgeon and board-certified orthopedic surgeon with extensive leadership experience as a member of the Council on Research and Quality of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). He is an experienced data scientist who specializes in advanced analytics and artificial intelligence. He is the former chair of the AAOS Biomedical Engineering Committee with more than 100 peer-reviewed articles, chapters, proceedings, and abstracts. 
Dr. Golish received his education from Stanford, Duke, and the University of California.
About JFK Medical Center
Founded over 50 years ago, JFK Medical Center has evolved into a multi-campus medical center, with four locations throughout Palm Beach County. Our main campus in Atlantis is a 558-bed facility known for its comprehensive services, including Cardiovascular Care, General and Orthopedic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Stroke Care, Robotics, Maternity Care, Cancer Care and Emergency Care. JFK Medical Center North Campus is a 245-bed acute care hospital, with an adjoining 88-bed psychiatric unit and a medical professional office building. JFK also has two off-site Emergency Rooms in Palm Beach Gardens and Boynton Beach.
JFK Medical Center is a facility of HCA East Florida. HCA East Florida is the largest healthcare system in Eastern Florida and an affiliate of HCA Healthcare (HCA). HCA East Florida has 14 hospitals, multiple ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers, physician practices, and free standing emergency care facilities, as well as a supply chain center and an integrated regional lab. Together, HCA East Florida employs more than 18,000 employees and has more than 6,600 physicians on staff. For more information, visit
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