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Florida Medical Center Welcomes New Chief Medical Officer

Mar 3, 2020

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Dr. Frank J. Vittimberga, F.A.C.S., chief medical officer at Florida Medical Center

Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. (May 7, 2015) - Florida Medical Center appoints Dr. Frank J. Vittimberga, F.A.C.S., as the hospital’s new chief medical officer.

In his new role, Dr. Vittimberga will be responsible for maintaining a high level of patient safety and clinical quality. He will also serve as the liaison between the hospital’s medical staff and administrative team.

“We are confident that Dr. Vittimberga will serve as a valuable member of our administrative team,” said Gabrielle Finley-Hazle, CEO of Florida Medical Center. “With his assistance, we will continue to enhance our services and provide patients with the highest level of care possible.”

In addition to being an experienced trauma and general surgeon, Dr. Vittimberga has three years of experience as a chief medical officer and has held numerous leadership positions in a hospital setting. He previously served as chief medical officer at Methodist Charlton Medical Center in Dallas, Texas and as director of the hospital’s Breast Care Center.

Dr. Vittimberga earned his Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He attended medical school and completed his surgical internship and residency at University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester. Dr. Vittimberga is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a diplomate of the American Board of Surgery. His specialties include breast, abdominal, endocrine and complex hernia repairs.

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