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August 2013 - Volume 10 - Issue 2




Medical Director of Comprehensive Stroke Center Earns Healthcare Professional Award from Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce

Dr. Ali Malek, director of the neurointervantional program and the Comprehensive Stroke Center at St. Mary’s Medical Center, is honored by the Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce with the Healthcare Professional Award. Under Dr. Malek’s leadership, the first brain procedure utilizing the Pipeline Embolization Device was performed in Palm Beach County on patients with life-threatening brain aneurysms.
Dr. Malek joined St. Mary’s Medical Center from the University of South Florida and Tampa General Hospital. He has served as faculty in the departments of neurology and neurosurgery, and as the director of the hospital’s Neurosciences ICU for five years. Dr. Malek completed his neurology residency at the University of South Florida and was chief resident in his final year. Dr. Malek is triple board-certified in neurology, vascular neurology and neurocritical care, and also an integral part of the team at the Palm Beach Neuroscience Institute.
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