South Florida Hospital News
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January 2021 - Volume 17 - Issue 7


Palmetto General Hospital Names Physician of the Month

January 6 2021 -Palmetto General Hospital recognizes Dr. Jorge Fernandez Sanchez, OBGYN, as the Physician of the Month.  Dr. Fernandez Sanchez was nominated by hospital employees and physicians who describe him as highly-engaged and for his outstanding service and commitment to delivering high quality care to patients. “We congratulate Dr. Fernandez Sanchez, he is a hard worker who always goes the extra mile for his patients,” said Ana Mederos, CEO of Palmetto General Hospital.  

Palmetto General Hospital offers a broad range of services including: adult and pediatric emergency care, maternity, mental health, hyperbaric, wound care, sleep disorders center, a cardiac and vascular program that includes both medical and range of surgical services as well as a bariatric program, surgical oncology and the hospital is also a Joint Commission Accredited Comprehensive Stroke Center.  
Palmetto General Hospital has consistently won achievement awards with the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines program. Palmetto General Hospital is a recipient of the American Heart Association (AHA) American Stroke Association’s Get with The Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target Stroke. Palmetto General Hospital’s Bariatric Surgery Program has been designated as a Center of Excellence in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and a Bariatric Center of Excellence. American College of Surgeons (ACS). Palmetto General Hospital, recently named one of the nation’s Top Performers on Key Quality Measures by the Joint Commission, which is the oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency. To learn more about Palmetto General Hospital, please visit or call 1-800-522-5292. 


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