We are pleased to announce that Dr. Michael Kluska of Southern Surgical Arts in Chattanooga, Tennessee, has attained both Master Surgeon and Surgeon of Excellence in Body Contouring accreditations. Dr. Kluska is triple board-certified in Cosmetic, Plastic/Reconstructive, and General Surgery and he was the 2017 President of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. In his 20 years of experience he has learned that beyond exceptional surgical skills and artistic vision, great surgeons must also develop a sincere connection to their patients.
Bartow Regional Medical Center, part of BayCare Health System, is now an SRC accreditated Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery. We would like to congratulate Dr. Tarek Gamal Garas and Dr. Anthony Zappia, along with the entire robotic department staff, for their dedication to patient safety and for delivering innovative care with kindness and compassion.
Congratulations to Bayfront Health Seven Rivers Bone and Joint Center in Crystal River, Florida, on attaining accreditation as a Center of Excellence in Orthopedic Surgery. Surgeons of Excellence Dr. Andrew Petrella and Dr. Christopher Keen, along with the entire staff, offer a full range of orthopedic services to help patients get back to the life they enjoy. The hospital ensures that everyone receives comprehensive care, addressing each patient’s specific needs.
SRC congratulates Dr. John M. Baten of Women’s Health Associates in Flowood, Mississippi, on attaining accreditation as a Master Surgeon of Minimally Invasive Gynecology. Dr. Baten has been practicing for over 16 years and is board-certified by the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology. He is committed to patient safety, superior care, and quality outcomes. Look for the seal, expect excellence.
St. Luke’s Quakertown Hospital in Pennsylvania has just renewed its Center of Excellence in Hernia Surgery accreditation. SRC would like to congratulate all the staff that made it possible especially Surgeon of Excellence, Dr. Emanuel Florim Nogueira. Dr. Nogueira is Chief of Surgery and the Director of the Hernia Center of Excellence. He leads his team in providing exceptional care to all patients.
Congratulations to Dr. Chad Deal of Southern Surgical Arts in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on attaining accreditation as a Master Surgeon in Plastic Surgery, as well as a Master Surgeon in Body Contouring. Dr. Deal has done over 4,800 cosmetic surgical procedures. His extensive experience and exceptional artistry have created quite a following for him with both patients and trainees. He won Best Cosmetic Surgeon in Chattanooga and was also awarded the Patient’s Choice Award and The Most Compassionate Doctor Award on Vitals.com.
Earlier this year, Dr. John Patrick Sullivan of Slocum-Dickson Medical Group PLLC in New Hartford, New York, attained accreditation as a Master Surgeon in Orthopedic Surgery. Now, he has added another SRC accreditation as a Master Surgeon in Joint Replacement to his credentials. Dr. Sullivan is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and a few of his specialties include minimally invasive joint preservation surgery, minimally invasive hip, knee & shoulder replacement, and revision of total joint replacements.
Hospital Ernesto Dornelles in Porto Alegre, Brazil, has been an SRC-accredited Center of Excellence in Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery since 2012. We are pleased to announce that they have renewed their commitment along with the department coordinator and Surgeon of Excellence, Dr. Gabriel Sebastião de Vargas. Dr. Vargas and the entire bariatric team offer the most modern and effective treatments. They not only listen to their patient’s needs but keep them informed, creating a safe and welcoming experience for all.
We are pleased to announce that Community Hospital South, a patient-centered hospital in south Indianapolis, is now an SRC Center of Excellence in Hernia Surgery. The department’s surgeons and staff, including:
– Dr. Paul Jason Bowlds
– Dr. Steven Maurice Clark
– Dr. Edward J. Diekhoff, III
– Dr. Stephen J. O’Neil
strive daily to provide exceptional care with courtesy, compassion, efficiency, and respect.
SRC congratulates Sandra Calado, MSN, RN, and Bariatric Program Manager at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset on attaining accreditation as a Bariatric Care Specialist (BCS). Ms. Calado is a true patient advocate and an integral part of the hospital’s bariatric team.