Roger Duncan, MD is Society’s First Black Leader
February 8 2021 – Palm Beach County Medical Society (PBCMS) 2020 President Larry M. Bush, MD, recently passed the gavel to Roger L. Duncan, III, MD, who serves as Vice Chief of Anesthesia at Palms West Hospital and is a fellow of the American Society of Anesthesiologists. He has been in practice in the local community since 1999 and is the recipient of the 2019 National Medical Association Meritorious Achievement Award.
“What an honor it is for me to take the helm of the Society as the 102nd president,” said Dr. Duncan. “As our community continues to face unprecedented healthcare challenges, including COVID-19, I look forward to working with my colleagues to continue PBCMS’ long-standing leadership role in finding sound solutions to benefit the health care workers and citizens of Palm Beach County.”
Additional members joining the PBCMS Board of Directors include: Colette Brown-Graham, MD, FACOG, a board-certified fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology who cares for patients at Complete Healthcare for Women in Wellington; Ramon Cuevas-Trisan, MD, a general physical medicine and rehabilitation physician at the West Palm Beach Veteran Affairs Medical Center; Gregg Goldin, MD, a radiation oncologist at the Lynn Cancer Institute at Boca Raton Regional Hospital/Baptist Health South Florida; Krishna Kishor, MD, an ophthalmologist at the University of Miami Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Palm Beach Gardens; Catherine Lowe, MD, an ophthalmologist practicing in Palm Beach Gardens; Harish Madhav, MD, an OB-GYN in private practice in Boynton Beach; Ali Syed, a resident at the Florida Atlantic University (FAU) Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine; Charles Szuchan, MS, a medical student at FAU; and Justin Williams, DO, an internal medicine resident at Wellington Regional Medical Center.
“The Society’s board of outstanding physicians from a wide range of specialties is a true reflection of the rich diversity of our community and is immensely qualified to direct the important work of our organization,” said Kelly Skidmore, CEO of PBCMS, as well as its charitable arm, Palm Beach County Medical Society Services.