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Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center Appoints New Chief of Staff

Jan 11, 2018

Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.-January 11th 2018- Dr. Shady Salib, internist, joins the leadership team at Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center as the Chief of Staff.  He has earned the respect of his peers culminating in his election to this position by the hospital’s medical staff. 

As Chief of Staff, Dr. Salib will lead the hospital’s medical staff and will serve as a member of the hospital’s board of directors.  Dr. Salib will serve as a liaison between the hospital’s administrative staff and its medical staff members.  He will also play a key role in making continuous quality improvements, as well as provide medical staff input for all major expansion and renovation projects. 

“Dr. Salib was elected because of his commitment to Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center and his continued perseverance to deliver expert care to our community,” said CEO Dianne Goldenberg.  “We are pleased to welcome him into his new role, as he will serve as an excellent representative for our medical staff.”

Dr. Salib earned an executive MBA degree in healthcare management from the University of Miami.  He attended and graduated from medical school at Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt.  Dr. Salib did his residency in internal medicine at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania.  Dr. Salib is an associate of both the Society of General Internal Medicine and the American College of Physicians.   

 About Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center

Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center is a 199-bed acute care hospital serving the medical and healthcare needs of Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast for more than 45 years. The hospital was the first in Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast to perform open-heart surgery and has since remained one of the area’s leading heart hospitals, having performed over 16,000 open-heart surgeries and more than 100,000 cardiac catheterizations to date.

The Heart & Vascular Institute at Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center offers comprehensive cardiac care and advanced minimally invasive procedures including Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) and MitraClip. The hospital is the first in Palm Beach, Broward and Martin County to adopt the new minimally invasive convergent approach to treat patients with atrial fibrillation. Most recently, Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center became the first hospital from Miami to Jacksonville to commercially utilize a fully dissolving heart stent in the treatment of coronary artery disease. Due to the outstanding work of the Heart & Vascular Institute, Palm Beach Gardens was the only hospital in Florida to receive all three Healthgrades® America's Best Cardiac Specialty Awards in 2017 – America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention™, and America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care™.

Additional services include orthopedics and joint replacement, a Certified Primary Stroke Center, diagnostic imaging, general and robotic surgery, an Epilepsy Program and 24-hour emergency care. Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center’s Emergency Department offers all private rooms and is equipped with technology to help increase patient comfort, reduce wait times and provide up-to-the-minute patient status, as well as immediate access to film-based radiological images, interpretations and related data. The hospital’s Epilepsy Program is the first of its kind in Palm Beach County to have a dedicated Epilepsy Monitoring Unit for patients in need of further assessment.

Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center has been recognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for four years in a row and by Healthgrades® as a Five-Star Recipient for the Treatment of Heart Failure for 10 consecutive years (2007-2016). The hospital was also the recipient of the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines – Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for three years in a row (2013-2015). Additionally, Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center earned Chest Pain Center Accreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. For more information or for a complimentary physician referral, please call 561-625-5070 or visit www.pbgmc.com.

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