Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center celebrates 50th convergent procedure

L to R: Sharmila Ward, Director of the Cath Lab; Dorilee Kuhns, Director of Surgical Services; Dr. Chin Chen, anesthesiologist; Dr. Neil Galindez, cardiothoracic surgeon; Leslie Pena, Cardiac PA; Chris Sinclair, RN; Jennifer Kestner, Manager of the OR; Trey Abshier, CEO Rachel Cartwright, Interim CNO; Dr. Matthew Klein, cardiac electrophysiologist; Alex Masmela, COO; Tim Howard, CHRO; Christopher Dinolfo, CSO
PBGMC became the first hospital in Palm Beach County to perform the Convergent Approach for longtime sufferers of AFib.  Earlier this week, Dr. Matthew Klein, cardiac electrophysiologist and Dr. Neil Galindez, cardiothoracic surgeon, both on our medical staff, performed the 50th procedure.  The approach is designed to reduce recovery times and improve patients’ overall quality of life.