Michael V. Mitrione has been named as the new Chair of the Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center Governing Board. Abbas Rabiei, M.D., FASN, a board-certified nephrologist and internist, was appointed as the hospital’s new Chief of the Medical Staff.

Mitrione, who has served on the hospital’s Governing Board since 2015, is a shareholder of Gunster, one of Florida’s oldest and largest full-service business law firms. He chaired Gunster’s Corporate Law practice for more than three decades, as well as served on the firm’s Board of Directors. He holds a number of other roles within the community, including serving on the Board of Trustees for the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience, and on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee for Children’s Healthcare Charity (Honda Classic) and Quantum House. Mitrione earned his Bachelor of Arts degree and law degree from Fordham University in New York City.


Dr. Rabiei, who has been a member of the Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center Medical Staff since 2004, served as the hospital’s Chief of Medicine in 2007 and 2008. He is the President of Coastal Nephrology & Hypertension Center and Coastal Internal Medicine of Jupiter. He has been a Medical Director at DaVita Lake Worth since 2004, and Medical Director of Coastal Dialysis Center since 2012. Dr. Rabiei earned his medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine. He attended residency and earned his fellowship MCP Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA.