Broward Health Chris Evert Children’s Hospital recently named pediatric hospitalist Patricia Rowe-King, M.D., chair of the department of pediatrics, succeeding Rudolph Roskos, M.D.

Dr. Rowe-King started her career as a private practice pediatrician at Suncoast Pediatrics in Fort Lauderdale where she stayed for six years before joining the staff at Chris Evert Children’s Hospital in 1997. In 2006, Dr. Rowe-King was named assistant medical director of Pediatrics at Chris Evert Children’s Hospital. She has also served as chair of the credentialing and qualifications committee at Broward General Medical Center and is an assistant clinical professor at Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Rowe-King is also medical director for a medical mission team in the Dominican Republic.