FMC Medical Director, President of the FL Chapter of the ACC & Board of Governors for NACCMar 11, 2018
Lauderdale Lakes, November 1, 2017- Florida Medical Center Medical Director, David Perloff, MD, FACC, FACP, a board-certified cardiologist, is elected President of the Florida Chapter of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and placed on the Board of Governors for the National American College of Cardiology. A practicing physician in South Florida since 1997, his three year term will start in March of 2019.
The American College of Cardiology is a close to 50-thousand member non-profit medical society that is dedicated to enhancing the lives of cardiovascular patients. It bestows credentials upon cardiovascular specialists who meet its qualifications. Education is a core component of the College, which is also active in the formulation of health policy and the support of cardiovascular research.
“These leadership positions with both the state and national ACC are prestigious for both Florida Medical Center, and our parent company, Tenet Healthcare, and I wholeheartedly congratulate Dr. Perloff,” said Trey Abshier, Florida Medical Center CEO. “Additional resources from the ACC will help us further elevate our prestigious cardiac program and allow patients to get better access to some of the most up-to-date treatment options.”
The Heart Institute of Florida at Florida Medical Center performed the first open heart surgery in Broward County, and continues to offer a complete range of heart and vascular treatments. The hospital recently opened an electrophysiology lab, and is also home to a Hybrid Operating Suite, an accredited Chest Pain Center, and cardiac catheterization labs
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